World Cup

Watching the Three Lions Get Mauled at an Italian Restaurant in New Jersey
An England-Italy recap, with pizza
June 15, 2014

I was hoping for a little sympathy. This is what happened instead.

A Few Words on Uruguay's (Very Tight) Shirts
Plus other highlights from Costa Rica's upset in the Group of Sin
June 15, 2014

Plus other highlights from Costa Rica's upset in the Group of Sin

In Praise of "The Louse": The Transformation of Miguel Herrera, Mexico's Mercurial, Wonderful Coach
Always screaming, but no longer angry
June 15, 2014

Always screaming, but no longer angry

Putting the "World" in "World Cup"
Talk about globalization!
June 15, 2014

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

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
June 14, 2014

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.
June 14, 2014

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
June 14, 2014

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
June 14, 2014

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.
June 14, 2014

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

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