Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The Beautiful Game – Soccer And Economic Theories

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, a professor of management at the London School of Economics, is the head of talent identification at Athletic Club Bilbao, a professional soccer club in Spain, and the author of “Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics.”

Pan-Africanism and the World Cup

Africa’s more progressive leaders are fighting against protectionist attitudes. At the annual meeting of the African Development Bank on May 22, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda told fellow leaders that the continent’s “most important challenges cannot be tackled by any country on its own” and that “deeper regional and continental integration is not only good for Africa, it is good for investors and trading partners. It makes it easier and cheaper and less risky to do business in Africa.”

Mayweather is a Boxer’s Boxer. He is Simply Genius at its Best!

By the eighth, blood dripped from Guerrero’s left eye and down his face. Mayweather toyed with him, like a puppet master with a puppet, and he landed a roundhouse right hand that brought the crowd to its feet. Guerrero’s wife held their son close as tears welled in her eyes.

Penn Relays 2013: USA vs. the World Recap

A large crowd of 48,871 people visited University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday to attend the historic Penn Relays track...

Bomb Details in Boston Marathon Attack

Two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon yesterday. Police have updates on the explosive devices used and the number of victims harmed in the attack.

Italy’s Inter Milan charged over Racism against Tottenham

Monkey chants were reported during last Thursday’s tie in Milan, which Spurs won on away goals, and an inflatable banana was also seen in the crowd. Inter have already been fined £43,000 (50,000 euros) by Serie A officials this season after their fans were found guilty of racially abusing former Inter players Mario Balotelli and Sulley Muntari.

Yes, Dede Ayew has 4 More Legs than Sarfo-Gyamfi

“Go for such hungry players who are ready to die for the national cause,” cries Sarfo-Gyamfi. Alas, what national cause? Which players? Who has died more for country in modern times than Dede Ayew? Who has played on more legs than Dede Ayew?

Michael Essien Ready to Unleash Real Madrid’s Dominance On Man United

After back-to-back wins over Barcelona in less than two weeks, the whites are fired up for this encounter. This marks the second time that the whites are coming to Manchester in this year’s Champions league after meeting Manchester City in the group stage. Essien has been instrumental in the Madrid team since his arrival on loan after he lost favour at Chelsea.

Two Ghanaians, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari, Sink Barcelona

By ROB HUGHES: Two Ghanaians, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari, struck fine opportunist goals. No Barcelona player — not Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernández, Andrés Iniesta or any of them — reached their level or was allowed to in A.C. Milan’s San Siro stadium on Wednesday.

No Black Stars Return for Michael Essien

Essien believes he won’t be in a position to warm the bench when he comes for national assignments to be ‘humiliated’ like other senior players and so prefers to enjoy his relative peace at Madrid where he has gradually warmed his way into the scheme of things at the Los blancos.