The Birth of a Rivalry

To say I was gutted would be an understatement.  Somewhere inside, my soul had become dislodged and from the feeling of it, dropped heavily into my stomach.  This was embarrassing.  Humiliating.  In the first meeting between Los Angeles Galaxy and Los Angeles FC, the johnny-come-latelies were winning and winning handily.  3-0 by virtue of two […]

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Boycott the World Cup?

Do you remember when FIFA pressured Brazil into lifting its ban on alcohol at football matches, during the 2014 World Cup?  Admittedly, neither did I, until I happened across a clip of John Oliver claiming as much.  In fairness to both FIFA and Brazil, Oliver was a tad hyperbolic in his presentation.  The ban wasn’t […]

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