Monthly Archives: July 2011

Juergen Klinsmann and the American Foreign Relations Sports Initiatives

In honor of the USMNT’s hiring of German Juergen Klinsmann (a brilliant—yet one year too late—move), I thought I’d make a list of other ways American sports can be bettered by looking beyond our borders. I call them my American Foreign … Continue reading

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The Blessings of a Shorter Season

Why quality should trump quantity Some things are good. Some things are bad. And some things that seem bad are actually good, like a strike-shortened NBA season. Lets face it, the NBA season is too long, as are the MLB … Continue reading

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Copa de America Chaos

VINOTINTO The nickname of the Venezuela National Football team literally translates to “wine-color.” The team wears burgundy uniforms, but I think “wine-color” is a more appropriate name for the unis because if you are a fan of Venezuelan football, you have … Continue reading

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Is Women’s Soccer About To Take Off? (I Hope Not)

I spent the last two days planning on writing on the MLB All Star Game and then the ESPYs Awards. I figured one is a “Summer Classic” and the other includes major sports stars from every sport, so it must … Continue reading

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Three Surprising People Who Altered NBA History

How Lenny Kravitz, Slobodan Milosevic, and Henry Ford changed the NBA forever Lenny Kravitz All that Lenny wanted was Stillness of Heart, and that’s because he got around. One of the women he dated, Victoria’s Secret Supermodel Adriana Lima, would … Continue reading

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Biggest Offseason Acquisition

With the Big Shaqtus retired for a couple of months now it was only a matter of time before he made his next move. What would be next for the artist formerly known as Superman? Shaq to Inside the NBA! … Continue reading

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Dear Women of the World (A Chauvinist’s Apology)

Dear Women of the World (with exception to Marta), Today, July 10, 2011, I would like to formally apologize for being sexist, chauvinistic, and flat out stupid. Oh, and also for farting so often in bed (that part is specifically … Continue reading

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