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Manhattans In the Soccer Bubble (or a Few Thoughts on MLS Cup & College Football TV Ratings)

We were four of the 1,019,000 viewers who watched last weekend’s championship game. Sitting in our own little pocket of the sporting universe that afternoon (nestled in a homey little Queens apartment), it felt like the entire world was drinking it in along with us. Alas, it wasn’t meant to be in 2013. 505,000 average … Continue reading

Styles Make Fights (or Why The Neutral Should Be JAZZED for MLS Cup 2013)

The highlight reel from their contest this past July shows it all. A contrast in fighting styles between opponents often generates momentous bouts. It happens again this weekend. They step into the ring in Sporting Park this Saturday at 4:00pm on ESPN. In one corner, you have Real Salt Lake’s lovely, passing style and elegance. … Continue reading

Elder Statesman? (or Thierry Henry’s Loan to Arsenal Helps No One)

The Daily Mail is alleging that English futbol club Arsenal have finally offered former star Thierry Henry a two-month loan with the hopes that the French legend can inject some much needed firepower into their 2011/2012 Premier League campaign. The question is this: Does a loan of this sort really help anybody? Thierry Henry is … Continue reading


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