Culture

June 15, 2014

In Praise of "The Louse": The Transformation of Miguel Herrera, Mexico's Mercurial, Wonderful Coach
Always screaming, but no longer angry
10:54 AM

Always screaming, but no longer angry

Putting the "World" in "World Cup"
Talk about globalization!
10:14 AM

Watching the World Cup in Bosnia, football is everywhere and in everything

Father's Day

My first father-...

June 14, 2014

Germany-Portugal Preview: The Great Team Versus the Great Player?
Portugal has a point to prove and Germany...well, Germany just has a lot of midfielders
9:59 PM

Portugal has a point to prove and Germany...well, Germany just has a lot of midfielders

Photos from the Overlook: Watching the World Cup in Salvador's Favelas
Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary: Day two.

Matthew Niederhauser's photo diary: Day two.

The Anatomy of a Goal: How Error Leads to Perfection
Opportunity for a goalscorer is a cannibal act

Opportunity for a goalscorer is a cannibal act

The Six Stages of England Fan Pessimism
Plumbing the psyche (or at least the tweets) of a nation that expects the worst in this (and every) World Cup
11:49 AM

Plumbing the psyche (or at least the tweets) of a nation that expects the worst in this (and every) World Cup

What If the Most Beautiful Goal of the World Cup Has Already Been Scored?
Strikers beware: Robin van Persie's header will be near impossible to match.
11:39 AM

Strikers beware: Robin van Persie's header will be near impossible to match

Football, Love, and Feminism: My Holy Trinity
How a sport "not for girls" shaped the life of Mona Eltahawy.
11:30 AM

How a sport "not for girls" shaped the life of Mona Eltahawy.

My Cancer, My Friend's Cancer, and a Stadium's Worth of Meat
Toasting the World Cup (and Much More) at a Brazilian Steakhouse
9:57 AM

Toasting the World Cup (and Much More) at a Brazilian Steakhouse

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