For the Glove of the Game

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Ads Gone Bad: Worst Soccer Sponsorships

By Phil Hecken

Back when I put out the “call” for readers to pitch stories for Paul’s month-long sabbatical, I got some excellent ones (and a few that won’t make the cut). One of the more intriguing pitches came from today’s submitter, Anthony Emerson, who wrote to me with this…

Considering the higher-than-usual . . . → Read More: Ads Gone Bad: Worst Soccer Sponsorships


As most of you know, I don’t usually get excited about soccer. But there was a small discussion in yesterday’s comments regarding a topic that I found very intriguing: the uni number font on Real Madrid’s new jerseys:

The interesting thing about the font is that the numerals look like folded paper, sort . . . → Read More: Numerology

Are You Ready For Some Futbol?

By Phil Hecken, with Robert Marshall & Jim Vilk

Well folks, the World Cup 2014 comes to an end today, with Germany taking on Argentina in the Final. And what a great Cup it’s been, no? Really, from the beginning to the end, we’ve seen some tremendous matches.

As someone who isn’t really . . . → Read More: Are You Ready For Some Futbol?