From the JTA: A combined Israeli-Palestinian soccer team is in South Africa to play on the sidelines of the World Cup tournament. The team of eight players will play in the FIFA Football for Hope Festival that kicked off Sunday. The Israeli-Palestinian contingent is one of 32 teams playing in what is being billed as [...]
Courtesy of the New York Jewish Week. It’s always about the politics.
Team USA advances at World Cup. Kenahora.
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The other day I wrote about how the lack of statistics kinda made the whole soccer thing a downer for me. I stand semi-corrected. While The New York Times (and other papers, I’m sure) have started including a variety of numerological aspects, it seems kind of forced, like they’re throwing us a bone. Touches, shots [...]
Just for the hell of it, I took a gander at the “live” World Cup coverage provided by SI.com. England is playing Algeria. If you’re reading this now for for the next hour or so, check it out. Other athletic activities that don’t translate well to other than visual media: Tennis/racket sports Golf Bowling Crew [...]
Frankly, I was stunned. I looked at ESPN.com earlier and saw Team USA was down 2-0 to Slovenia in their World Cup match. I looked a moment ago and was pleasantly surprised to see they came back and tied the game, which means they’re still in it. But depending on which opening headline you read, [...]
To the moon, World Cup!
As offered by Liel Lebovitz via Tabletmag.com.