Category Archives: Sport

That Dick’s Sporting Goods “Team Photo” Commercial and the Past and Future of America

“One of the most nostalgic and heartwarming commercials I have ever seen,” rightly says commenter ty cobb of the ad from the company founded in Binghamton, New York that has been playing during the Little League Baseball® World Series. The … Continue reading

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“The Great One” & the Great Wall

News that “Canadian ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky is taking up a role as global ambassador for Chinese club Kunlun Red Star, who compete in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL)” — Ice hockey legend Gretzky to take up new role … Continue reading

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What Baseball Teaches

“Baseball teaches failure,” says a coach in the Ithaca Babe Ruth League, quoted in this story — A Little League Story: Consider the Mighty Zehan. He continues, “In no other sport is failure such a large part of the game.” … Continue reading

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Africa Wins World Cup!

With a little help from a ref who gave them “a free-kick that wasn’t a free-kick, and penalty that definitely wasn’t penalty” and CIA-funded riot grrrls dressed as cops, as reported in these stories — World Cup 2018 final referee: … Continue reading

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The World Cup’s Great White Hope

American Renaissance‘s Paul Kersey on the “[l]ast European team to face Africa in World Cup final” — Will Croatia Destroy the Narrative? The “narrative here” is that movie we’ve all seen before in which “an all-white team is defeated by … Continue reading

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The Rumble Ponies

“How Binghamton’s Double-A Baseball team got its act together, encapsulating a city in revival” — A semi-pro’s guide to saving a franchise. A good baseball story. A good local story. About the name: The most apparent change the team has … Continue reading

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“U boj, u boj – za narod svoj: Croatia’s World Cup team is the antithesis of left-wing globalism”

You won’t read that headline, but you will read headlines about how “the French squad at the 2018 World Cup is representation of a diverse society” — Liberté, égalité, fraternité: France’s World Cup team is the antithesis of right-wing populism. … Continue reading

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M.L.S. Is S.W.P.L., un-American, and Gay

I am trying, and failing, to watch a Seattle Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers match. Here are two reasons why I fail: Crass Commercialism: Qatar Airways seems to be a popular euroweenie team; likewise the teams I tried and failed … Continue reading

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Adeus, Cristiano Ronaldo; Gracias, You-Are-Gay

Glad I won’t have to see the Afro-Portuguese side anymore, especially Cristiano Ronaldo and his pretty-boy Backpfeifengesicht, even if his “second given name, ‘Ronaldo’, was chosen after then-U.S. president Ronald Reagan, who was his father’s favourite actor” — Uruguay Eliminates … Continue reading

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Great White Hopes from El Cono Sur

Sad to see the Argies and my favorite player knocked out by the Afro-French in the footy games — France Knocks Lionel Messi and Argentina Out of World Cup. I guess that leaves the “oriental republic” to the east of … Continue reading

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