July 2011

Is there anything more disingenuous than a prepared statement?   Or, for that matter, any written form of the English language (outside of, say, a contract) more about caution and covering one’s ass than it is about truth? Think of how many times you’ve been subjected to a prepared statement from some would-be felon of an athlete […]


World Cup Soccer and the Gods of Sport

by M.C. Antil on July 18, 2011

Like most Americans, I was rooting for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team in yesterday’s World Cup finals against Japan.  And like most Americans, I found myself disappointed when our girls came up short. But then I thought about it — thought about what an incredible underdog that the Japanese women had been; thought how utterly […]