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  • The Feds vs. Rowland: GooooooooL

    I guess the best way to describe what happen to former Gov. John Rowland in court this past week is to put it in World Cup terms: Think of government prosecutors as Germany and Rowland's defense team as Brazil. Only it wasn't that close. Rowland...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience

     Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience
    Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team. It also isn't what you probably...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Local Fans As Intense As Any

    Jeff Jacobs: Local Fans As Intense As Any
    Draped in a German flag, shouting at the large-screen television in his native tongue, Steven Koegler was a portrait of unrestrained joy. Slumped in a corner table, still trying to make sense of it all an hour after the World Cup final had ended, Hector...
  • El dolor de la pérdida de Argentina en la Copa Mundial

    No acababa de terminar la final del Mundial de Fútbol y las palabras que más sonaban en Argentina eran "dolor" y "tristeza". Era lógico porque habíamos perdido el partido decisivo contra Alemania, después de haberle jugado de igual a igual durante 112...
  • Brandi Chastain among those who want to remove heading from youth soccer

     Brandi Chastain among those who want to remove heading from youth soccer
    As incurable sports addicts, Jill and I had similar reactions when we learned our only child would be a daughter: We've been spared "the football decision." To play, or not to play? As medical science continues to explore football's inevitable head...
  • Papa Francisco y violencia en Argentina

    Una curiosidad inesperada de Argentina es preguntarnos qué influencia real tiene la Iglesia Católica sobre nuestro país. No porque seamos mayoritariamente católicos sino porque, como todo el mundo sabe, el jefe actual del Vaticano, el Papa Francisco, es...
  • Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate

    Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate
    Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...
  • Perdido en la mala traducción

    Hace poco estaba escuchando Abbey Road, de The Beatles, y cuando llegué a "Mean Mr. Mustard" me acordé de que, en el disco de vinilo original que se editó en Argentina, la canción estaba traducida como Significa Mr. Mustard. Por ese entonces yo no hablaba...
  • No caer en las garras de 'marketing' en el supermercado

    Suelo ir al supermercado lo menos posible, sobre todo porque en Argentina la inflación lo transforma periódicamente en una pesadilla. Eso ocurre en estas semanas, cuando una devaluación constante del peso nos hace encontrar con aumentos en casi todos...
  • Argentina: nuevo tango de quejas y frustraciones

    En Argentina estamos tan acostumbrados a naturalizar el fracaso y las contradicciones que ya casi no nos asombra nada. Hasta hemos perdido, en términos generales, la capacidad de reflexionar sobre ello por nosotros mismos, porque siempre estamos marchando...
  • Pope Francis continues to afflict the comfortable

    For all his humble charm, Pope Francis has been getting under the thin skin of some rich members of his flock. As F. Scott Fitzgerald remarked, the rich are different from you and me. They expect deference and coddling, especially for their charitable...