A couple of friends have messaged me asking if I was going to share my thoughts on the World Cup. Although I run this humble little website, I’m not so sure it’s my place. I’m not a huge soccer (football?) Continue reading Argentina Wins 2022 World Cup: Lionel’s Legacy No Longer Messy
“The sky is burning. I believe my soul’s on fire.” – Bad Company, Burnin’ Sky, 1977 I’ve never understood the whole ritual of burning things after a team victory. Why do we resort to setting things on fire in Continue reading Kentucky wins basketball game over rival, fans burn couches in celebration
Apparently some of us are having a tough time keeping our clothes on these days.
So much of modern sport has boiled down to an athlete ‘selling the call.’
I spent one glorious summer in Rio de Janeiro many years ago. While still in graduate school, I was fortunate enough to have been awarded a scholarship to study Portuguese overseas. Mine was the typical exchange program where you Continue reading Fourth of July in Brazil puts U.S. Soccer in perspective