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Brad's morning edition. Check back this afternoon for more jokes from Brad.
* The College World Series is offering bicycle valet parking. That's what I want on a 95-degree day: to share my bike seat with a guy who's sat on 544 other sweaty seats that day.
* I've started a crowdsourcing campaign on Kickstarter. The goal: to raise enough money to purchase an NCAA-sanctioned cap from a concession outside TD Ameritrade Park.
* How about that scoring explosion at a CWS game last week? A team got two runs.
* We are now in the championship series of the CWS. This is that crucial period when a few fans in the bleachers put away their beach balls and look toward the field.
* Nik Wallenda walked across the Grand Canyon on a high wire. In a sign of the age we live in, he was on his cellphone the entire way.
* Wallenda completed a walk across the Grand Canyon on a high wire. Halfway across he looked back and saw the publicity-hungry Edward Snowden right behind him.
* Snowden may be headed on to Cuba. If he sticks around and gives up any Cuban government secrets, the only decision he'll have to make is what kind of cigarette he wants while standing in front of a firing squad.
* Snowden left Hong Kong and flew to Russia. Now, it's possible he'll fly to Cuba, on to Venezuela and end up in Ecuador. This is our worst nightmare: A man with inside information and severe jet lag. By the time this trip's over, he'll be shouting our secrets from the window of the plane.
* Snowden just celebrated his 30th birthday. If you're shopping for a belated gift, consider going with a map of all the countries that don't have extradition treaties with the U.S.
* Over the weekend, we experienced a “supermoon” that is 7 percent larger than usual. A chorus of cynical Americans nodded knowingly and uttered, “The moon's juicing. I knew it”
* On Monday, the NBA champion Miami Heat planned a victory parade. Considering how his postseason went, everyone is just hoping that Chris Bosh doesn't fall out of the convertible.
* A few Miami Heat fans were criticized for leaving Game 6 early, with some calling it a travesty. You know what you call it when NFL fans leave a game early? “The end of beer sales.”
* There is a new three-second rule in the NBA. After losing a game, Gregg Popovich's postgame press conference must last at least three seconds.