Books and Arts Intern
Hubris, Total Football, and the Ethics of Diving: David Winner on the Dutch Team's Chances
July 03, 2014
An interview with the author of "Brilliant Orange"
Why Did Borges Hate Soccer?
June 20, 2014
"Soccer is popular because stupidity is popular,” Borges once said.
The Six Stages of England Fan Pessimism
June 14, 2014
Plumbing the psyche (or at least the tweets) of a nation that expects the worst in this (and every) World Cup
A report from an awkward, adorable robot-soccer match.
John Oliver's 13-minute rant is just the latest in a long string of embarrassments.
A British writer calls American soccer fans “derivative, excessive and utterly ridiculous.” Those same adjectives apply to his essay.