Sports

A Less Smooth Soccer Ball is Actually More Predictable When It's Kicked
June 20, 2014

Science explains transition points and pressure distribution shifts.

Knausgaard on Angel Di Maria: Looks Like Kafka, Plays Like A Dream
June 20, 2014

"The first time I saw him play, I thought, That's my man."

After Their South African Disaster, Will France Hold It Together This World Cup?
June 20, 2014

The French team famously imploded four years ago. What do their Twitter accounts reveal about team harmony this time around?

Luis Suarez Is a Beast
June 20, 2014

The Uruguay star and the grand tradition of strikers who seek to destroy 

Why Did Borges Hate Soccer?
June 20, 2014

"Soccer is popular because stupidity is popular,” Borges once said.

Wayne Rooney Not Scoring for England, in GIFs
June 19, 2014

Forty-one goals in international matches, 40 of which were not scored in the World Cup 

England's Loss to Uruguay, as Epic Poem
June 19, 2014

Sad supporter pens doggeral of defeat 

Photo: Bulgarian Wrestling Is a Pain in the Neck
June 19, 2014

A fun day out for all the family.

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