– Quote of the Day: David Frum at the National Review on John McCain picking Sarah Palin as his running mate.
The longer I think about it, the less well this selection sits with me. And I increasingly doubt that it will prove good politics. The Palin choice looks cynical. The wires are showing.
– Tennis Anyone? The U.S. Open gets underway and Rafael Nadal brings his bulging biceps to the court.
– Cuban Punk Rocker Beats the Rap: Gorki Aguila’s anti-Castro lyrics got him busted, but he gets off with a $28 fine.
– Where Fair is Foul: instant Replay in baseball.