We arrive at Day 2 of the Knockout Stage with France and Uruguay safely through to the Quarterfinals. Who will join them today?
Game The First
Spain v Russia
7 AM Pacific, Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Balls: On paper, this should be a breeze for Spain to advance. Russia is just not that talented
The World Cup pivots today to only two start times. There are four games, but matches from the same group are played at the same time. The heart sinks when we remember Saturday Day 3 [wistful sigh], when the four matches were played one after the other. Truly an orgy
The 2018 World Cup starts today in full, WITH THREE GAMES WOOOO! Four years is too long a wait, dammit. So we gotta squeeze this tournament to the last drop.
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South America is known for a number of things - the Amazon, Simon Bolivar, the Andes mountains, Machu Picchu, and more - but something it doesn't always get enough credit for is its long and rich military history. From inter-tribal indigenous warfare to Spanish conquistadores to cultures rebelling against the shackles
Before I begin, I just wanted to complain about how hot it is in my apartment. When the sun sets, it's facing my apartment windows making my apartment from 8PM onwards hot as balls. It's almost midnight here and it's 28 Celsius (that's 82.4 Fahrenheit). The heat just sits in
Good morning everyone.
Before I get started, I just found out that I have been invited to speak at a Refugee conference in Poland. That's pretty super! I can't wait to go over there and stuff myself with all those beefy Polish sausages. They look so delicious, I won't be able