The U.S. Secretary of Ed. thinks a college should have a 40% graduation rate of its basketball players to be eligible for the NCAA tournament. Sounds good, but won't this foster more shenanigans with athletes' grades?
Loved the New York Times bit with "banner day." They used to have the event at Shea, but no more. So the Times invited readers to come up with cyberspace banners. A sampling: "Someone Madoff With the Mets' Season."