Topic: FC Barcelona

August 24, 2012

The Green Bay Packers and Barcelona FC are among the two most successful franchises in any sport, by any measure. They are also owned by the communities that support them. So who's to say that couldn't work in MLS? 

January 24, 2012

The importance we onlookers attach to a game of football is not a default property of that game. Even for the participants, it is important to them because they have willed it to be so. It's a fiction, and when we buy into it we are suspending disbelief. Sports fans are serial self-deluders.