If it wasn't the best sports day in history it was certainly one of the busiest. From tennis to soccer to baseball to tracks to hockey to basketball to boxing, June 9 had everything but football.
Rory McIlroy's return to Earth on the back nine at the Masters was not a calamity, but instead restored order to things.
This midsummer night's notebook is a page-turner, starting with a flick about "tweeners" with NASCAR dreams. Here's one writer's missives from the American subconscious.