For the first time since 1996, nobody who was nominated got enough votes to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. So rather than write a story about nothing happening, the New York Times slapped three quarters of a page worth of negative space on the front of their sports section and went home.
- Mullah Omar, the Taliban's reclusive leader, died more than two years ago, Afghan officials say. The Taliban hasn't commented.
- Officials released new footage proving Sandra Bland was "alive and well" when her mugshot was taken. The release aims to counter social media rumors that she was deceased in the photo.
- Michel Platini, the current UEFA president, will be a candidate in the 2016 FIFA election to replace Sepp Blatter ⚽️