“Are you nervous?” I asked our VP. “I hate him already,” he responded. I was working at an online video start-up in San Francisco at the time. Our VP was a transplant from Cleveland who considers the name “Art Modell” a profanity. He had suffered through years and years of heartbreak that only Cleveland fans know […]Read more "It was never hate. Just disappointment."
“Oh boy, I feel lightheaded. I think I need to take a seat.” Those were the exact words I uttered when Chris Wondolowski shanked a golden opportunity that could have cemented himself not only in San Jose Earthquakes lore (Bay Area, standup!), but also that of American sports history. Way to go, Wondo. You had […]Read more "Diary of a Converted American Soccer Fan"
It seems I’ve abandoned this blog again. And it seems I’ve opened up many of these blogs posts with the same exact introduction. But over the past few resurrection posts, I’ve noticed one thing: it takes something really, really special to inspire me to write anything meaningful. And this, my dear friends, is most definitely […]Read more "How I Enjoy Soccer — as a Hockey Fan"