Yeah, not great turnouts in Japan for teams not named Japan. Strange. I'd expect Japan-Cuba to be packed, though.
And a bit of an upset--Taiwan bests Korea to move on to the second round.
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
plus PNC Park in Pittsburgh
"Genius is not replicable. Inspiration, though, is contagious, and multiform — and even just to see, close up, power and aggression made vulnerable to beauty is to feel inspired and (in a fleeting, mortal way) reconciled."
--David Foster Wallace, (
) "Roger Federer as Religious Experience"