Topic: turkey

September 10, 2013

... and that's totally okay, and maybe even a good thing for one of the world's greatest (and most complicated) cities.

December 4, 2012

On Defense, Omer Asik plays with real grace and brilliance. On offense, he is terrified and mostly terrible. What makes him worth watching is how thoroughly, and weirdly, he manages to be both those players at the same time.

November 5, 2012

Basketball is a growing thing in Turkey. And given that basketball is often used as a trope to bring underprivileged minority communities together in America,. it should be no surprise that it can do the same elsewhere. Energetic lanky kids need something to do indoors the world over, and it only takes a clever person and a bouncy orange ball to do that.

March 29, 2012

The debate over whether the German soccer team should visit Auschwitz this summer has devolved into an absurd comedy of manners.