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Nothing a little glue and electrical tape can't fix
The thought surfaced in my cranial vault while I was watching the broadcast of a recent Major League Baseball game. In the first inning alone, the home plate umpire tossed out 17 brand new balls. Not once did the masked arbiter give the discarded ball so much as a courtesy glance for damage. So I wondered: What’s happened to the baseballs used in big-league games?
The Queen of Soul sings jazz, funk and gospel
I’ve been watching the historical drama series Genius: Aretha on the National Geographic Channel recently. The role of Aretha Franklin is expertly interpreted by Cynthia Erivo, who deserves serious credit for her rich and nuanced portrayal of the Queen of Soul.