In which we welcome our robot overlords, wonder when the Arizona Diamondbacks will secede, digress in defense of digressive broadcasters and so on. Also Dan Shaughnessey.
The Mets may not win a lot of games this year, but they've already won a few in dramatic fashion. What those games have proven, more than anything else, is that John Buck is likely to kill a teammate in a postgame celebration, quite possibly before the All-Star break.
The Brooklyn Nets are a mediocre, tacky, over-branded and mostly heart-free basketball team that's no fun to watch. But give them time and they'll become something else, despite everything.