Soccer

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World Cup Update

I was awakened rather too early yesterday by the dog, so wound up dozing on the couch for a lot of the Portugal-Iran game. Which was pretty doze-worthy, actually– Portugal approached the game sort of like an NBA team, and played eleven loosely connected games of one-on-one, and while Iran was game, they just didn’t…

World Cup Update

Between graduation yesterday and a trip to Williamstown Saturday (to see the Clark brothers exhibit, which was very cool), I didn’t actually get to watch much soccer over the weekend. I caught most of the second half of the ancestral homeland’s humiliating loss to Ecuador, and most of England’s one-nil victory over Paraguay (though not…

Soccer Observations

I gained about fifty pounds my freshman year in college (from ~190 lbs in high school to ~240 labs by the end of the year), owing to taking up rugby and a beer-heavy diet. Since then, people who meet me generally assume that I played football in high school– in fact, that was probably the…