The headlines on ESPN were momentous. In his first full year back from chronic left knee problems and on the strength of a stellar year of play and reaching the finals of the China Open, Rafael Nadal had reclaimed the No. 1 ranking in men’s tennis from the clutches of Novak Djokovic, who had held the ranking in his stead.
I’m sick. Frequent cough, clogged ears, no appetite, lack of energy, trouble sleeping, the whole nine yards. When this happens, there is very little for me to do other than watch sports and complain about being sick (ignore the fact that I’d be doing the same thing even if I was healthy, except I’d find something else to complain about).