In a July 31 Sports, Alex Kirshner misstated that the Chicago Cubs didn’t add any big-ticket free agents in the years immediately following their 2016 World Series win. They signed pitcher Yu Darvish in 2018 before trading him three years into his six-year deal.
In a July 30 Metropolis, Henry Grabar misspelled Shinkansen.
In a July 30 Movies, Laura Miller misspelled David Lowery’s first name.
In a July 27 Five-Ring Circus, Yana Pashaeva misquoted the Russian newspaper Kommersant as calling Simone Biles the face of contemporary rhythmic gymnastics. The paper called her the face of contemporary artistic gymnastics.
In a July 27 Metropolis, Henry Grabar misidentified the National Low Income Housing Coalition as the National Low Income Housing Center and the Urban Institute as the Urban Land Institute.
Due to a photo provider error, a July 25 Five-Ring Circus misspelled Grace McCallum’s last name.
In a July 22 Five-Ring Circus, Mike Canter misstated that team and individual sprint track cycling competitors at the Olympics start races at opposite sides of the track. They do not; that’s individual pursuit track cycling, which is no longer raced at the Olympics.
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