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Pragada: Processing in person

I’ve returned to the United States after finishing up my quarter at Oxford in the Bing Overseas Program, and let me just say that it is GREAT to be back. Sports are televised at normal hours of the day, cars drive on the appropriate side of the road and the weather in Palo Alto is absolutely gorgeous. I’m sad that I’m no longer investigating weird British sports on a weekly basis, but I am truly grateful to have made it back in time for Opening Day, the end of March Madness and the start of the NBA playoffs.

Teo: An issue with tanking?

The strategy of “tanking” ― to purposely do poorly for a year in order to receive a high draft pick ― is found everywhere in professional sports. One could call it cheating, a dirty trick and unethical, but it certainly works. A recent example would be the Philadelphia 76ers, who have been among the worst…