On Friday we spent the day in picturesque Olinda, set around a tree-covered hill a few miles north of Recife. Olinda is the artsy colonial counterpart to the big city, and is brimming with galleries, artisan’s workshops, museums, colonial churches and music in the streets.
Paul Pogba scored with a late header to finally break Nigeria’s stubborn resistance and Joseph Yobo scored an own-goal as France won 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on Monday.
Last year, the Canadian kid the Cleveland Cavaliers took first was Anthony Bennett from UNLV; this year it was Andrew Wiggins from Kansas. Taking Bennett first hasn’t worked out. Not yet, at least.
Ronda Rousey is not pregnant. That would make her title defense against Alexis Davis on the Ultimate Fighting Championship card Saturday at Mandalay Bay quite difficult.