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Icing: It's not just for hockey anymore ... it's an ethical quandary
Icing: It's not just for hockey anymore ... it's an ethical quandary

Reader Patrick Gallagher of Long Beach demands more notes columns. Statistics say we'd better respond. In a recent scientifically inconclusive Los Angeles Times readership poll of 200 nuns, 47 ex-felons and 622 out-of-work lawyers, my regular readership was established at 10. The margin-for-error was 67%, since newspapers don't do readership surveys anymore. They just count web hits. Still, this hurt deeply, because 197 of the 200 nuns said they read only Plaschke. So, notes it will be for Mr. Gallagher, who represents 10% of my readership: :: At first, second and third look, those two icing-the-kicker timeouts USC took in beating Arizona on Saturday night were clever...

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