“Sports have the power to change the world.”
So said 1993 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former South African President Nelson Mandela. The beloved Mandela uttered these timeless words in a speech in Monaco in 2000 that many have lauded as the most poignant sports quote ever.
Today, we celebrate Nelson Mandela Day in honor of this great world leader. Though he passed away in 2013, may his legacy live on, especially his powerful sports quote. Continue reading
OK, Sepp Blatter. Dust off your personal collection of Red Cards and start booking some of the bumbling blokes you assembled to referee in this year’s World Cup. Red Card all the refs responsible for their awful officiating in South … Continue reading
The Hand of God has returned to this year’s World Cup. Not on the pitch – as in the famed 1986 England vs. Argentina World Cup quarter-final match in Mexico City – but rather on the sideline. Once again, God … Continue reading
Never before has the Atlantic Ocean been considered chic conversation. Typical chatter concerning the 4,000 mile expanse of chilly water separating the United States’ eastern shores from the rainy, cloudy British Isles generally generates genial jesting between long time friends … Continue reading