In a surprise, my short note to the Boston.com Corner Kicks World Cup blog yesterday has been answered.
John Powers, who’s blogging for the site along with Frank Dell’Apa, replied via e-mail to the message that I sent through the “Stay in Touch” form on the blog yesterday afternoon.
From Powers: “The blogging actually has been fun; [...]
I’ve been sneaking away from my cube a couple of times a day to catch bits and pieces of the World Cup games in our office building’s cafeteria. Earlier today I arrived there just in time to see Radhi Jaidi’s game-tying goal as Tunisia came away with a 2-2 tie against Saudi Arabia.
Online, I’ve been [...]
Are you excited about the World Cup, which starts this Friday? I am.
Admittedly, I’m a pay-attention-to-soccer-every-four-years kind of fan, but that puts my in good stead with most of my fellow Americans. As Andrei Markovits writes in today’s Boston Globe, soccer is not part of our “hegemonic sports culture” — meaning a world of [...]
John Molori of Media Blitz devotes most of his column this week to the popularity of “fan sites” — most of them blogs — about the Boston Red Sox, hospital my hometown baseball team and object of unwavering and lifelong devotion.
Among the sites mentioned by Molori are Call of the Green Monster, clinic [...]