🏈 Tonight on "Axios on HBO" (6 p.m. ET/PT on all HBO platforms): Jim VandeHei questions Washington Football Team President Jason Wright about systemic racism in the NFL. See a clip.
- Jonathan Swan flies to Kyiv to interview Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. See a clip.
🧤 Situational awareness: The Vermont Teddy Bear Company has partnered with Jen Ellis, who made Sen. Bernie Sanders' viral mittens and has been inundated with requests. Not for sale yet, but you can leave an e-dress.
- Today's Smart Brevity™ count: 1,190 words ... 4½ minutes.