I usually leave the worldwide aggregating and linking duty to Bruce McGuire and DuNord. How he finds the time to ferret out all those great soccer articles between extensive beard grooming sessions, I’ll never know. Let’s just be thankful and not ask questions.
But I wanted to draw everyone’s attention to Jere Longman’s article this morning in the New York Times, which I read over a wonderful Mexican Zaragoza coffee poured from my French press. Longman's piece is about
(Oh, Jere ... if you're reading this, I still have your press ticket from the 2006 final in Berlin. You left it behind. Holler if you want it.)