What we read while avoiding the George Washington Bridge…
- Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Frank Thomas were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame last week. Included among those votes was the ballot obtained by Deadspin. In the aftermath of the vote, the focus was on the important thing: the process! Especially on how to handle players from the steroid era. Speaking of steroids, Alex Rodriguez’s suspension was reduced to 162 games, meaning he will miss all of the 2014 season, though he plans to continue his fight in federal court.
- How Colorado won the war on the War on Drugs.
- Former Prime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon died last week after eight years in a coma. A controversial figure to say the least, he was accused of war crimes and undermining the Palestinian peace process.
- Why does Duke ever wear black uniforms?