international sports

2010 retrospective

Jan. 6 — World Juniors Hockey Championship Final: Canada vs. USA. Two bitter hockey rivals faced off in Saskatchewan with a gold medal and bragging…


Miami chill

It all began on July 8, 2010 with “The Decision.” As you all know, two time NBA MVP and six time all-star LeBron James decided…


Vuvuzela!

I can’t see it but I know it’s out there. I know it’s out there because I can hear it from far away, both beckoning…


Beckham down

On a global level, there is no bigger football star than David Beckham. He may not be the greatest soccer player in the world, but…


Paralympics receive less fanfare

Following the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver hosted the tenth edition of the Paralympic Winter Games. From March 12-21, approximately 600 athletes from 44 countries stormed…



Put the Beaver to bed

Halfway through the closing ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, I became profoundly and intensely embarrassed for our country. Everything was fine until Neil Young…


Medal count shuffle

It never fails, watching the Olympics is like a practice in remembering something you only barely learned four years earlier. There are always some constants…