Sunday reading

Some of the good reads (and links) that caught my eyes during the last week ...

Let's start it with this video of one sports anchor's look at the Duke-Belmont upset ... Clever!

Baseball ...
a Season forecast: Tom Verducci's playoff picks and surprise teams for '08 campaign
a A-Rod won't address allegations
a Cubs, WGN celebrate diamond anniversary
a As Jinx Turns 100, the Friendly Confines Are Getting Feisty
a Wrigley, Cubs in limbo as Tribune chief Zell seeks home-run deals
a From Reggie to Chub: One Last Roll Call ... It's been a dream of mine to get to Yankee Stadium ... Unfortuately, it's not looking like it's going to happen this year.
a Deep Inside the Big Ballyard in the Bronx
a You Can’t Just Blow Up History
a The Spirits of Yankee Legends Permeate a Locker Room
a Ballparks Come, Ballparks Go, the Memories Are Forever
a Shea in ’64: The Planes Above, the Mets Below

March Madness ...
a With No Issues, Williams Is Content
a Ford Field, Reliant Stadium raise regionals
a Time to appreciate Big Ten's last 2 ... This story came out, of course, before both teams lost.
a Wisconsin Becomes a National Power by Staying Close to Home

Politics ...
a Okay, Barack. Now Show 'Em Your White Side

Media & the Internet ...
a 'The Simpsons' announces the death of print ... my good friend Matt pointed me to this one.
a LeBron James' Vogue cover called racially insensitive

Life & other stuff ...
a Pottermania lives on in college classrooms ... Good stuff from my good friend Raechel. Some days I long to be in college again just so I can take some of the classes they're coming up with these days ...
a It's a gas: $2.49-per-gallon gaffe lures bargain hunters
a Families speak about switched identity ordeal ... Gripping story. I couldn't imagine what this would be like ...
a In new book, crash survivor ponders why she lived ... different read, same gripping story as above.
a Get Ready to Step Up, Dad ... hey, I'll step up.
a Western Antarctic Ice Chunk Collapses
a The Washington Post: Peeps Show 2

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