A photo that I took downtown today while taking in the Dragon Boat races on the South Saskatchewan River.
For years Jordon has been talking about how professional sports encourages violence against women by minimizing punishment and the actions of athletes who do violent acts. Keith Olbermann agrees and broadcast this much watch segment on how women are treated by the media, by their colleagues, and by other athletes and how that leads to violence. Even if you are not a sports fan, watch the video.
Just because the World Cup is over doesn’t mean soccer stops. Soccer never stops; that’s one of its biggest appeals. There are so many different teams, leagues, club competitions, and international tournaments that, if you want to, you can always find someone to cheer for or some team to root against. It can also be a bit daunting to wade into without any experience. Luckily, you have me, your Russian Premier League–watching, tactics board–chalking, Opta Stats–devouring Gandalf, to help you tailor your soccer-watching habits
Jordon is a Manchester United fan but I think I am going to stay in North America. It comes down to Toronto FC, Montreal Impact, or Vancouver Whitecaps. Since I live in the west, I going with the Vancouver Whitecaps (Jordon just left the house and is filing for divorce).
Does anyone actually cheer for the Canadian Men’s National Soccer Team. I’d cheer for the Guyanese National Football Team but they haven’t played a game since 2012.