Enthusiasm Much?

Unique.  Eccentric.  Energetic.  These all describe the enigma that is Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft.  Just this week, Ballmer signed a deal to buy the Los Angeles Clippers from the Sterling family trust for $2 billion.  What’s a tech guy doing buying a sports team?  Why is Steve Ballmer the guy who just laid […]

City of Mysteries

There has been an epidemic of star players making early exits at the French Open tourney.  But what’s been particularly worrisome is how badly these elite players have been beaten.  Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki and Stanislas Wawrinka are three of the most prolific and formidable players in the game today, yet all three have already […]

End of An Era

No matter how much we want it to, nothing can last forever. Landon Donovan found that out today after being left off the USMNT’s World Cup soccer (or ‘football’ as it’s know internationally) squad.  Manager Jürgen Klinsmann said that he decided to leave Donovan off of the squad because he was a few steps behind […]

Pure Insanity: How Not To Manage A National Team

With the World Cup a little more than a month away, it’s surprising to see two of the best French footballers omitted from the national squad.  Samir Nasri and Yoann Gourcuff are touted as two of the best playmakers in the world, let alone among French nationals.  But when French national coach Didier Deschamps announced […]