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A Priceless But Unexpected Copa America Centenario Final
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A Priceless But Unexpected Copa America Centenario Final

It was tired, tenacious and, at times, tedious but it was priceless too even though I may have watched the greatest football player’s final match for his country. When Mastercard so kindly invited me up to MetLife Stadium for the Priceless experience of watching the Copa America Centenario Final between […]

The Chase for a Top Four Finish
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The Chase for a Top Four Finish

Maybe you’ve heard the news: Leicester City won the English Premier League on Monday. Only, they hadn’t kicked a ball since Sunday. How’s that? Well… There are no playoffs in English football. That’s right. No playoffs. That’s a strange concept to an American sports fan, I know. “You mean, the […]

Fathers and Sons on the Blue Side of Liverpool
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Fathers and Sons on the Blue Side of Liverpool

More so at the neighborhood shed in the portion of Liverpool painted blue than at the stadium on the baby blue side of Manchester 45 minutes away, big time football is an intimate family affair. Like a hankering for meat pies and a distaste for the cherry red side of […]

What Leicester City’s Premier League Title Challenge Teaches Us About Parenting
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What Leicester City’s Premier League Title Challenge Teaches Us About Parenting

Photo of Claudio Ranieri from Leicester City’s Official Website Sometimes a child must stand face to face with boredom in order to find new ways to play with old things. This is part of a larger thought that came to me as I marveled at the accomplishments this season of […]

Why I Love English Football And Why You Should Too
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Why I Love English Football And Why You Should Too

I saw a few minutes of the Super Bowl yesterday because I popped into a pal’s apartment in NYC after kickoff to say hello and it was also on when I picked up my girls from my parent’s house 90 minutes later. My mom called me today and she asked, […]

A Daily Fantasy Sports Game That Fits Into A Dad’s Busy Schedule
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A Daily Fantasy Sports Game That Fits Into A Dad’s Busy Schedule

My autumns once looked very different than they do today. Oh, there were still copious amounts of dry, crunchy leaves of various hues scattered across the .43 acres I call home, but today the autumnal sounds and sights emanating from the 46” glowing box which hangs from a wall painted […]

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