"Roll up! Roll up for the Magical Mystery Tour! Step right this way!"
It's increasingly difficult to find common ground in America these days.
They've reached the 50-game mark with barely a pulse. Time now for one of the rituals of summer. Time to write off the Cubs for another year.
Charlotte Brown finished fourth at the Texas high school Class 3A track and field championships. But she received a louder ovation than any of the other eight pole vault finalists.
Thursday marks the 30th anniversary of Major League Baseball's longest game. Friday, too. That's right. The game took two days to complete. A long, strange trip.
Scott Carroll pitched for the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
"When I got to the 10 tee box, I still believed I could win the tournament, no doubt about it. I still thought that Bubba…"
On July 27, 1993, Jordan Spieth was born.
"Is that Bubba?" one patron asks another.
He walks up the 17th fairway at Augusta National uncomfortably upright, his hands clutched to both ends of a 7-iron that stretches toward the sky behind his head. He rocks the club from one hip to the other, bending his back side-to-side as he grimaces.
The Masters tournament is right around the corner, and when Jim Nantz of CBS welcomes us to Augusta National with his signature "Hello, friends" opening remark, he'll undoubtedly refer to the Masters as "a tradition unlike any other."
Tune the piano.
March Madness, indeed.
It's tournament time!