Found History

by Tom Scheinfeldt

December 11, 2006
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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What Not to Wear

A couple weeks ago I recklessly hypothesized that European sports fans are more likely than their North American counterparts to conceptualize history in terms of best and worst. Not surprisingly, it turns out this is a completely bogus conjecture, and … Continue reading

November 29, 2006
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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High Rollers

InsideEdge, a British sports betting website, has published a list of the “top 25 most outrageous gambles of all time.” Most of these big bets come from the world of sports (especially cricket and soccer), but Nick Lesson’s disastrous turn … Continue reading

November 28, 2006
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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Gooooooooal!

Video sharing sites like YouTube, Google Video, and Metacafe are full of homemade sports highlight films. Many of these are “best ever” films, with soccer seeming particularly popular for this kind of analysis. The “Best Soccer Moments” and “Top Ten … Continue reading

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