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Kristian Lin

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The Prettiest Guys at the World Cup (and other lists)

Everybody else seems to have done lists of handsomest guys at the World Cup, but those tend to focus on the sport's superstars. I...

Notes Before the World Cup Final

So we’re going to have a first-time World Cup champion. Either Holland or Spain is about to enjoy the greatest moment in its sporting...

UNT Lands Jake Heggie

This is quite a coup for the UNT School of Music: They've just announced that Jake Heggie will be their artist in residence for...

Fun World Cup Links

Before the World Cup’s quarterfinal round starts, let’s take a break from all the pointy-headed soccer analysis and round up what’s happening on the...

Notes on a Sad World Cup Weekend

If you’re a newcomer to soccer who’s been taken with the ecstasy and agony of Team USA’s World Cup run, let me be the...

Halfway Point for the World Cup

I watched the last two group-stage matches (Spain vs. Chile and Honduras vs. Switzerland) with a motley group of fans at Boomer Jack’s on...

Midweek World Cup Thoughts

Saturday afternoon’s Round of 16 matchup is set: We’re playing against Ghana, the country that knocked us out of World Cup 2006 early, so...

Justice Done for USA

I said it in a previous post, and it certainly bears repeating: They wouldn't be the U.S. soccer team if they did things the...

Ka Mate, Ka Mate! Ka Ora, Ka Ora!

Well, how about those Kiwis? When this World Cup started, I never imagined I’d be writing that sentence. How about that? New Zealand took...

USA Robbed! (Will It Matter?)

Well, if they did things the easy way, they wouldn’t be the U.S. soccer team. Let me clarify: When I wrote yesterday that I...