Everything Old is New Again

So I mentioned I was kind of excited about running again. Unfortunately for you, that means running log posts. Like this one. <NelsonVoice>Haha!</NelsonVoice> Actually, I don’t have much to report. Yes, I’ve been running, but I’m not crazy about it, like I used to be. No fanaticism nor narcissism here. Since I basically stopped running, […]

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Creating Janky

I went skiing at Copper Mountain recently and made a janky video of the shenanigans. Andre says I use the word “janky” too much, but I think it fits. janky (adj.): of extremely poor or unreliable quality. Why a video? I’ll write more later, but recently I’ve been wanting to create, rather than consume. I […]

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Growing the Game … or Unleashing It?

I posted this as a comment on another MLS-as-savior article, but thought it would be worthy of it’s own home… Thanks for the ideas, but please don’t just regurgitate the MLS spin on football in the US and abroad and their role in it. While MLS may be growing (albeit slowly), the other leagues they […]

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Nutritious Weekly Soccer Reading

This past week brought some interesting reading across the soccer web. First up, a blog post that aligns with our idea of how to tell if your coach is any good. A novel idea, judging your coach not on what they say, but on how their player’s play. Worth a read. Next, Jon Townsend, whom […]

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Correlation is not Causation

Don Garber, 2010: “we will drive the increased quality and success of the Canadian national team.” Canada Soccer, 2014: “an embarrassingly low 122nd” in the FIFA rankings. I harp on US Soccer and MLS quite a bit, but at least we’re not Canadian Soccer. They are getting screwed by the North American soccer monopoly. Canada […]

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