Ohhh Maradona

A friend just sent me a brilliant article by Jack Cohen of the NYT about Diego Maradona that provides an interesting look at the man, the myth, the legend, El Diego. Some choice quotes: “But the Argentine coach — who tried more than 100 players during the...

Argentina World Cup Preview

Prepping for the World Cup 2010 Nick here again with another quick post about fútbol… One of my favorite sports blogs did a nice preview of the Argentine team for this year’s World Cup in South Africa.  It strikes me as just a little crazy that Maradona...

Lionel Messi is Just That Good…

Nick here: I know this is kind of old news, but I was in the U.S. (you know, the land of soccer fanatics) when this happened, so I didn’t find out about what Lionel Messi did in his match against Arsenal until just recently.  The young Argentine was a one-man...