I fried up 110 pounds of fish this Friday. The presidential race keeps getting weirder. Here are some interesting stories for your enjoyment this weekend:
Welcome to the World Pond Hockey Championships, the tournament you aren’t supposed to win - VICE Sports
The Sioux Nickname Is Gone, but North Dakota Hockey Fans Haven't Move On - New York Times
Noah Syndergaard and the Very Confident New York Mets - The New Yorker. I'd prefer the Mets to the Cubs.
Xavier basketball is no longer an underdog - SB Nation. While I love to see Xavier doing so well, losing the underdog status just changes things a little.
With Economy Stuck In The Mud, Farmers Sink Deeper Into Debt - The Salt
God, Wall Street And the New Push to Save U.S. Catholic Schools - Bloomberg. Save or sell out?
Ask the Aged - Aeon
What Will Become of Levittown, Pennsylvania? - CityLab
Death and Despair in China's Rustbelt - Bloomberg
Inside 'the most toxic city in America' where the earth is poisoned by lead and zinc - Business Insider. The region that gave us Mickey Mantle.
Dead End - Indianapolis Monthly. I am a firm believer in science and math, but I must admit that several cancer cases amongst people you know make it very hard to believe that it is just a fluke.
The Bidding War - The New Yorker
Who is behind one of the biggest scams in history? - CNN Money. Part 1 of 5.
Battered by drop in oil prices and Jindal's fiscal policies, Louisiana falls into budget crisis - Wonkblog
This Stunning 3D Map Shows U.S. Economic Contribution by City - Visual Capitalist, via Ritholtz