Witnessing an intramural bike race contested over 200 laps on a sooty, quarter-mile track sounds about as exciting as watching Scorsese characters not do cocaine. But not in Bloomington, Indiana. In Bloomington, it’s the most captivating spectacle ever.
The Seattle Mariners are currently playing in their 37th season, and they have made the playoffs exactly four times. That brief run of success was bunched into an anomalistic seven-year span that saw the franchise tie a major league record with 116 regular-season wins in 2001, only to fall to the Yankees in the American […]