How Bad Should I Feel for Cardiff?

With two matches left in the English Premier League (EPL) season, Cardiff has a 96% chance of being relegated back down to the Championship League (CL) in English football, according to FiveThirtyEight. Being relegated is an excruciating experience for a fanbase to...

Mea Culpa, Maybe

A while back, my colleague and friend, Pat Oles, called me on something. For years, in both classes and in person, I’ve been citing the fact that a plurality of Americans get their news from local TV news. Sometime this past fall, Pat said, “I think your data are out...

England Your England

I’ve been thinking a lot about Britain and, especially, England in the past week. The Brexit vote and the English national soccer team’s humiliating defeat to Iceland are not events that are actually linked, but they very much feel like they are. The...