I just finished reading this story in Grantland by Amos Barshad about Jerusalem’s FC Beitar signing two Muslim Chechens, and more importantly about the backlash that ensued. The intro to Continue reading
Yesterday I mentioned on my other blog (shameless plug) the essay “Consider the Lobster” by David Foster Wallace, in which he, well, considers the viewpoint of the lobsters at the Continue reading
Took me seven minutes. I went to art school.
-Or- How to avoid an asterisk ___ On my walk from my apartment to the café where I’m writing this, I saw a pair of bluejays building a nest out Continue reading
Last weekend Real Sociedad defeated their rivals Athletic Bilbao at “the Cathedral,” i.e. San Mamés, in the last ever Basque derby at said stadium, which is set to close in Continue reading
Last weekend (has it been that long? shit) I questioned Michael Laudrup’s decision to trot out his B squad against a hungry Liverpool side with a coach with plenty to Continue reading
Swansea’s five-nil drubbing at Anfield can be looked it in at least two ways. In examining both of them, the question on my mind is, “Does bringing out the B-squad Continue reading
Okay this week’s public domain image is not technically in the public domain (sue me). This one is from the German Federal Archive, and was given to wikipedia as part of Continue reading
Okay I’m back to just three questions; lucky you. This time they’re lobbed at Maxi Rodriguez, writer and editor for Futbol Intellect, one of the few football sites bookmarked on my Continue reading
Because I can, that’s why.