T-R-A-V-E-S-T-Y: Jim Turano Spells Out Where The National Spelling Bee Went Wrong This Year

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PHOTO: Co-champions of the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee, from left, Shruthika Padhy, 13, of Cherry Hill, N.J., Erin Howard, 14, of Huntsville, Ala., Rishik Gandhasri, 13, of San Jose, Calif., Christopher Serrao, 13, of Whitehouse Station, N.J., Saketh Sundar, 13, of Clarksville, Md., Sohum Sukhatankar, 13, of Dallas, Texas, Rohan Raja, 13, of Irving, Texas, and Abhijay Kodali, 12, of Flower Mound, Texas, hold the trophy in Oxon Hill, Md., Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Elton Jim Turano had an issue with this years Spelling Bee. There were 8 co-winners in this years Bee. Is it fair to just give out trophies to everyone? Or should Scripts have continued it until a single winner was announced? Jim explains why this year they got it wrong, and possible comparisons to other sports as to why it makes sense to have continued the Bee.

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