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Monday Medley

What we read while they got really excited for the Pro Bowl in Cairo…

The Sports Revolution: 1, 2, 3, 4…

Let me set the scene for you: It’s the Wimbledon semifinals, and, for once, the top four seeds on the women’s side have all resisted an upset. It’s set up for an—in practice—thrilling but—in theory—preposterous final two rounds, because the No. 1 player faces the one seeded third, while No. 2 plays No. 4.

Let me reset the scene for you: It’s the Wimbledon semifinals, and, for once, the top four seeds on the women’s side have all resisted an upset. It’s set up for a practically thrilling and theoretically sensible final two rounds, with the No. 1 player facing the fourth-ranked one, and No. 2 playing No. 3.

Now, I often ask a lot on behalf of my readers: a suspension of traditional thinking, a very creative imagination, the willingness to spend trillions of dollars to solve otherwise fickle problems.

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