FROM John McDuling
Cricket, Anyone? Baseball season is kicking off in earnest this week, and the Connecticut men’s basketball team sealed up the National Championship last night. So, it may have struck some as strange that on Sunday morning, the folks at ESPN chose to broadcast a live cricket match instead of an episode of Sportscenter on ESPN2. Was it a first step for the network in trying to popularize cricket in North America?
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."