Atlantic Dubs Ted Cruz Leader of a “Third Party:” For some reason, reading about Ted Cruz’s unofficial third party, loosely defined as those members of Congress who would rather see the government shut down (today?) than approve funding for Obamacare, just makes me think of this.
Mark Cuban Heads To Court Today for SEC Trial: The Mavs owner is expected to testify in a insider-trading case which begins in federal court in Dallas today. Here’s my favorite line from the AP story, because it could more or less fit into any story ever written about Cuban:
Experts say the verdict could come down to whether jurors find the billionaire and regular on the ABC reality show Shark Tank to be likable or smug.
Rangers Extend Their Season: The Texas Rangers trounced the Angels Sunday to force a one-game playoff with the Tampa Bay Rays, the winner of which will face the Indians in a one-game wild-card game to see who will get to play in an actual playoff series. All of it makes me miss the days when the pennant race actually meant something, even if this year that would mean the Rangers’ season would already be over.