Category: Perspective

Soccer, The Wave of The Future?

Americans are used to dominating the sports landscape. We smash the Olympics, FIBA Basketball World Cups and even name our winning teams “world champions” even though they only compete nationally. The issue at hand is that the same dominance has escaped us when it comes to soccer. Outside of middle-aged mothers who drive minivans, futbol has had a tough time reaching the masses… Read more →

Not Another Sports Column… My Strange Sports Allegiances

The word fan is short for fanatic, which I always thought was a bit of an obsessive sounding word. Even though I’m from the east coast with the more sports-obsessed culture, I never considered myself a fanatic. I guess it was just my way of being a self-righteous 20-something. We are all fanatics in a sense; we bleed, scream, argue,… Read more →

Negative Nancy’s Media Storm

I swear it doesn’t take much for our perception of the world to be totally spun up-side-down. On any given day you might see a good samaritan catch up to someone who dropped his or her wallet, or a younger person helping an elderly lady with her groceries. I imagine all around the world good things like this are constantly… Read more →