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  • The Approaching Crisis of the 2020 Election

    This is an excellent piece in The Atlantic by Barton Gellman on The Election That Could Break America. Excellent and hair-raising. It outlines several of the ways that Donald Trump & the Republicans could disrupt the election process to produce an ambiguous outcome and use the chaos to retain the presidency. The worst case, however, is not that Trump rejects the election outcome. The worst case is that he uses his power to prevent a decisive outcome against him. If Trump sheds all...

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  • Osaka's US Open success is far bigger than herself

    Osaka has seven masks -- the number of matches it takes to win the US Open -- to honor victims of racial injustice.

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  • WNBA Power Rankings: How each team surprised us this season

    The standings shaped up as expected, but who knew that Brittney Griner's exit would bring out the best in Phoenix, or that the Lynx would thrive without Sylvia Fowles?

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