Month: July 2012

Irony, thy name is Rio

You couldn’t possibly have seen this one coming. For years, Manchester United and English national team defender Rio Ferdinand has dedicated himself to ridding soccer of its ugly and pervasive racism. Recently, […]

The real #NBCFail

by Brian Moritz If you’ve spent any time on Twitter this weekend, you know about #nbcfail. NBC has been so roundly and soundly (and rightfully) criticized for its coverage of the London Olympics […]

Olympic Diary (1)

Well, we don’t actually have any sporting events to go to until Tuesday (when we get to see both the Brazilian men and women beach volleyball teams in action), but that doesn’t […]