MLB: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs

Theo Epstein, Language, and the Shape of the Cubs’ Offseason

For a long time, I thought I’d be a lawyer. I liked the lifestyle—or, at least, my adolescent vision of it—and I reveled in the verbal back-and-forth I saw practiced by the profession’s televised representatives. But most of all, I liked the command of language the law seemed to require. To learn to say exactly what needed to be said, […]