The Commissioner’s Challenge: Rigging the Draft

“All right, Cliff. You can have Tavares. I’ll make the arrangements.”
“You’ll regret this! I’ll–What did you say?”
“I said I’ll do it.”
“I can’t believe it. This was a total shot in the dark.”
“Strictly for old times’ sake. And we’re even now.”
“Yeah, OK. Well….oh, shit.”
“What’s the matter?”
“Nothing! I hope. It’s just that, I never expected you would actually…um, I have to go now. I hope it’s not too late.”
“Too late for what?”
“Nevermind. Bye!”

And the Commissioner went back to work.