1. The Barcelona Complex: Setting the Stage for Timeless Footballing Clashes

    On a Spring night in Barcelona, the history of football was seemingly re-written. The dusted pages of a Spanish chapter that had seemed to last for ages were now covered with blue ink...

    Luke  Van Patten Written by Luke Van Patten about 2 years ago 1,206 reads 6 comments

  2. Racism, Sexual Abuse and the Evolution of Media in Sports

    If there was ever a Ground Zero for sports in America, I think we hit it at the beginning of this past week...

    Luke  Van Patten Written by Luke Van Patten about over 2 years ago 1,224 reads 1 comments

  3. Champions League Schizophrenia: Malady or Myth?

    I am not known to be the world’s best multitasker. First-person shooter games are beyond me, as I lack the dexterity in my digits to walk, jump and crawl around while at the ...

    Luke  Van Patten Written by Luke Van Patten about over 2 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  4. Arsenal vs. Chelsea: Welcome to the EPL Costume Party

    On a day filled with results so typical of an early-season Saturday in the Premiership, the Arsenal and Chelsea throwdown at Stamford Bridge sent a quiet and appropriately Halloween-themed ...

    Luke  Van Patten Written by Luke Van Patten about over 2 years ago 240 reads 0 comments