Category Archives: Sports

West Brom Albion, quintessential style and good graphic design ca. 1972.

The World Calling

Club Soccer (and following it) is the cure to what ails the world. Dennie Wendt on football (not the US’s) aka the world’s game. Continue reading

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Are You Ready for Some Football: An Introductory Guide to the English Premier League

Great Britain’s own James D. Irwin breaks down the EPL teams for the casual American fan. Continue reading

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Joey Chestnut drops to his knees before Neslie Ricasa this July

Food As Sport, The Legend of Joey “Jaws” Chestnut

In time for county-fair season, pathologist and writer John Biemer on the phenomenon of eating competitions in this our land of largesse. Continue reading

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Tim Howard eyes the ball for Everton...

The Outsiders: Goalies, Writing & Existentialism

For the World Cup Final, James Irwin on the weirdness of goalies. Or: why so many writers (Camus, Nabokov) have served in soccer’s goal box. Continue reading

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A Sterling example of shitty owners.

A Sterling Proposal: Let’s Abolish the Sports Team Owner

A sports franchise is a crown jewel on the balance sheet of some remote industrial baron. But it doesn’t have to be, writes Lenny DeMarco. Continue reading

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The Weeklings Mock (the) 2014 NFL Draft

The only draft guide you need. Continue reading

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Jan Brewer vetoes SB1062

The Solution to Gay Panic

Tom Gualtieri wonders what to do about Arizona’s “gay panic,” and gets an answer from RuPaul. Continue reading

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