June 17, 2014

John Brooks and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very American Win
8:14 AM

A hero who wasn't expected to play at all in Brazil 

June 16, 2014

My Dad Could Have Prevented Pepe's Red Card
5:51 PM

No touching, no talking, and no messing up: The pillars of great refereeing 

Authors of 'Digital_Humanities': Printed Books Are Vital
5:00 PM

The five of us writing for an audience of academic humanists and publishing our thoughts in book form is somehow “ironic,” but posting a Web diatribe about a printed object is not?

The 5 Most Shameless Secret Tapers
2:51 PM

When 31-year-old V. Stiviano cried, “I can’t be racist in my heart!” to 80-year old boyfriend and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, she joined a lineage of Americans who have secretly pressed “record” and chosen their own words with care while encouraging a friend or lover to do the opposite. Here are five more landmark moments in tape-recorded baiting.

Pepe's Headbutt Earned Him a Red Card. But Does Anger Sometimes Help Players, Too?
1:22 PM

Whether or not it’s true, most athletes believe that anger helps them.

Pepe Kicks Those He's Already Downed
12:37 PM

The Portguese defender's history of violence 

It's OK to Choose to Be Gay
12:36 PM

Rick Perry said homosexuality is like alcoholism. He's wrong, but the LGBT movement could learn something from his ignorance.

Kostas Mitroglou and Greece Could Really Use a Win

It's been a long 10 years for the team–and the country–since Euro 2004.