Archive for the ‘USA!’ Category

Baseball Diplomacy: Hope Comes to Cuba Amid Painful History

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

When Richard Yates' Revolutionary Road was published in 1961, many critics and readers dismissed it as yet another indictment of the American suburbs, a theme which even then had become trite (amazing how some things don't change). For years, the best book of Yates' career was essentially ignored, isolated to a ...

USA Dispatches Iran, Tunisia Awaits in Final Preliminary Game

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Have you been paying much attention to the 2010 FIBA World Championship? We venture to guess probably not since games are played in the early afternoon most times. It's probably even less interesting because Team USA doesn't feature the likes of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Dwight Howard or basically any of ...

Take That America Jr.!

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

I don't want to cause a commotion that shakes the very foundations of the sports blogosphere or anything, but there was a monumental shift in the world of hockey last night. That tremor you felt came straight out of the heart of the buzzing metropolis that is Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at ...