Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Steelers

By dwilson | Feb 2, 2009

Congratulations to the Superbowl winning team – the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Arizona gave them a game last night though, but ultimately fell short in the last minute.  Nevertheless, the city of Pittsburgh can now celebrate its sixth superbowl victory, the most of any team. This has been a interesting year for even casual American football observers.  I’m [...]

Arizona Cardinals make it to the superbowl…

By dwilson | Jan 18, 2009

In light of it being Sunday, I thought I’d write something a little light-hearted and fun tonight, so I will discuss football.  Tonight the Arizona Cardinals made it to the superbowl.  They haven’t been in a championship game since 1947.  Let me put that into perspective.  Since the last time the Arizona  Cardinals have been [...]

The Growing Internationalism of Professional Sports

By dwilson | Nov 20, 2008

The NFL recently played in Wembley Stadium, the home of the English national football (soccer) team. The NHL has played games in England, Czech Republic, Sweden, and has talked about putting franchises in Europe. English Premiership teams tour abroad annually as part of their pre-season training, and the growth of Major League Soccer in North [...]

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