How Tom Izzo's wish to play at the Palestra created a magical day for Penn State - Washington Post. I'd like to go to a Big Five game there someday.
College Football: Beer Sales Are Bigger in Texas - Wall Street Journal. They need the Ohio State numbers in there.
How Do This Year's Blue Jackets Hold Up Against the 1992-93 Penguins? - Vice Sports
Farmers Get Creative in Reaping Profits - Wall Street Journal
Too Much of Weed That Feeds Forcing Wheat Farmers to Other Crops - Bloomberg
Squamscot Soda: Helping You Wash It All Down Since 1863 - The Salt
2016 Was Second Warmest Year on Record in U.S. - New York Times. Stuff it, deniers.
Liquid Assets - ProPublica
Blood and Sugar - Texas Monthly
Becoming Michael Lewis - Washington Post
The Growing Rural-Urban Divide Around The World - The Atlantic
Why Rural America Voted for Trump - New York Times. I'd go with that they are bad with facts and numbers, but here is another view.
The End of the Rural Hospital - Pacific Standard. A situation which was worsened by Republican governors refusing to expand Medicaid may be made worse by the repeal of Obamacare.
This map explains the weather we had in 2016 - Washington Post. Not exactly, because it doesn't indicate that we had a crippling drought in late June, July and early August, but it is interesting nonetheless.