This will be short and sweet, so we can get to the Power Rankings right away -- although I don't know why you'd want to since very little has changed from last week.
I have just been informed that due to the overheated and wildly exaggerated hype surrounding the opening ten-sixteenths of this season, a program of steroid testing for the media will be implemented immediately. This does not bother me, but what does bother me is the expression "media," because it lumps me with TV people, who have enough lumps of their own.
I told you it would be short. On to the rankings.
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