Every man, Jack, and soccer team in England (& some in Wales) gets a crack at the title in the oldest soccer competition in the history of the game––if anyone can figure out who’s in it. A run down of the Whys and WTFs of the FA Cup––and the greatest potential Cinderella soccer story––as play rejoins tomorrow.
The non-surfer’s appreciation of The Surfer’s Journal. A look back on the magic of the wave in its most compelling form and the moments that live on in legend.
Pete Hausler recaps the best, worst, and most ludicrous moments of Euro 2012, and shares his hopes and dreams for the future of soccer. Photo by Pawel Mielko.
Shane Jones on the smarmy side of Italian soccer, and why he’s their #1 fan for Euro 2012. Art by Danny Jock.
The world of obstacle racing was born out of traditional adventure racing, but in only a few short years has exploded in popularity garnering sponsors from Dial for Men to the coveted Dos Equis “Most Interesting Man in the World” campaign. But is it just the primal sensation of crashing through muddy ponds and jumping fire pits that keeps people coming back every weekend by the tens of thousands? Michael Louie, who long considered himself to be the worst runner he knew, dives in.
The 2012 UEFA European Football Championship kicks off tomorrow in Poland and Ukraine––with a new ball, to boot. Pete Hausler shares his picks for the group phase of Euro 2012.
While Manchester City’s on-field form has fluctuated throughout the current English Premier League season, one thing has been constant: Coach Roberto Mancini, the King of the Conceders, has early and often genuflected to City’s cross-town rivals, Manchester United. It’s like he came to England from Italy two years ago expressly to kiss Sir Alex Ferguson’s rings. Rex Ryan he ain’t.