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Roundup: Steve Bartman 10 Year Anniversary, Mike Fratello's Summer & Bob Costas Rants About 'Redskins'

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This is an absolutely horrible story, and it’ll make you angry. Small town in Missouri needs to get national spotlight, because something must be done. [KC Star]

Your media story from the weekend. Phil Mushnick, attempting to regain relevance he lost a decade ago, wrote the worst column of 2013. He also wrote the worst column of 2012. [NY Post]

Powerful journalism about life and death at the Chicago Marathon. [ESPN]

Tristan Thompson switched shooting hands this offseason. That never happens. The story behind it is great. [SI]

Jeremy Lin went to Taiwan. [NBA.com]

If you’re into journalism, this Tyler Kepner Q&A with Jeff Pearlman is worth your time. [Jeff Pearlman]

Bill Simmons, on whether he gets along with his father-in-law: “He’s a New York Giants fan. So it’s always been rocky. But I don’t need to misquote him — it’s much more fun to misquote his daughter.” [SI]

It’s been 10 years since Steve Bartman’s moment in the NLCS. [Tribune, NYT]

Wisconsin star WR Jared Abbrederis should return this week after suffering a head injury against Northwestern. [Madison.com]

“A man who disappeared decades ago is finding out there’s no easy way to come back from the dead.” [AP]

Bob Costas had an over 2-minute essay about why the Redskins should change their name.

This happened in Texas. I don’t believe anyone was injured.

Banksy set up an art stand in Central Park Saturday, selling his work for cheap. Nobody noticed.

How was your summer, Mike? Oh, wait, nobody cares.

 

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