How Loyola Chicago's Last Final Four Appearance Changed College Basketball – All Things Considered. Interesting detail on the 1963 championship team.
Why Catholic Colleges Excel at Basketball – New York Times
How a Baseball Revolution Happens - Real Clear Life
Goodbye, Kansas Wheat? – Successful Farming. Farmers may not think humans are to blame for climate change, but it still is going to wreak havoc on agriculture:
He owns land in southwestern Iowa near Glenwood, Red Oak, and Shenandoah where he grows corn and soybeans. The land is considerably more expensive, but he’s confident he can be profitable in Iowa vs. southwestern Kansas.A Dangerous Antibiotic-Resistant Gene Has Spread The World. We Now Know Where It Started - Science Alert
It’s not just an economics issue, he says. The area has become so arid and water is so scarce that it’s become a battle just to secure enough to grow even irrigated crops.
How this tiny Iowa town banded together save rural homes - Des Moines Register
Robert Mercer’s Secret Adventure as a New Mexico Cop – Bloomberg
“They Could Have Made a Different Decision”: Inside the Strange Odyssey of Hedge-Fund King Eddie Lampert - Vanity Fair
Mobbed Up - Harper's. On the US misadventures in Afghanistan.
How Overbuilt Levees Along the Upper Mississippi River Push Floods Onto Others - ProPublica (h/t my sister)