Matteo Guendouzi is becoming a fan favorite

Earlier this month it was announced that Arsenal had signed 19-year-old Matteo Guendouzi from Lorient in Frances’s Ligue 2. The defensive midfielder was brought in by head of recruitment Sven Mislintat. All that was known about the player at the time was that: He began his career at the PSG academy before joining Lorient’s academy […]

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Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic Sees the Light

Belgrade in the nineteen-nineties, following the breakup of Yugoslavia, became a hive of homeopathic strangeness and Eastern Orthodox-tinged New Age awakening. No one has quite explained why, though there are theories that suggest that it was a reaction to decades of Communist repression of spirituality. Much of the world learned of this subculture’s existence ten […]

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In Search of a Swing Like Ted Williams’s

In early February, a couple of weeks after turning twenty-one, a minor-league baseball player named Kyle Tucker went to his local batting cage, in Tampa, Florida, and impersonated Ted Williams. He put on, as he recalls, “big, wool, baggy pants,” “old-time cleats,” and a Red Sox jersey from the nineteen-fifties, with the requisite No. 9. […]

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