Monthly Archives: June 2010

World Cup a slapstick tableau for American sports fans

The World Cup is a beautiful thing. Really. Europeans, South and Central Americans, Africans and Asians obsessively worship football (known as soccer here in the states) and their economies are on a productivity plunge this month as fans glue into … Read More

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Retirements delayed, careers scarred

Helen Thomas finally retired today. It is not a happy occasion. It’s dismaying to watch astounding, admirable careers veer into the ditch when a prudent, timely retirement should have happened long before.

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