The Chicago Cubs used to be the Susan Lucci of baseball. Now they’re looking more like Meryl Streep. As a fan, how do you become accustomed to winning? Scott Simon has written a memoir about his life as a too-devoted Cubs fan and how he’s adjusting to life as a winner. Simon is also the host of Weekend Edition Sunday from NPR.
In the Spiel, we bid farewell to a beloved, deeply tender jerk.
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The minutes of the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting showed officials were split over whether an interest rate hike was warranted at the September meeting. Art Hogan of Wunderlich Securities said the Fed signaled it's getting ready for a rate hike sometime this year.