James Bridget Gordon

James Bridget Gordon

I'm a writer.

I'm a writer based in Chicago. I write primarily about art, sports, queer politics, and pop culture.

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WATCH: Relive Neymar's Spectacular Goal VS Uruguay

Sometimes you watch Neymar play and you can’t help but think, “that’s not even fair.”

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Pulisic, Donovan, Arena, And The Pitfalls Of Nostalgia

Anyone with two eyes and a lick of sense can see this kid’s got a lot of promise.

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Lionel Messi-Branded Cocaine Is A Thing That Exists, Apparently

When people talk about Lionel Messi leading the line, this… is not what they mean.

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WATCH: Lukas Podolski's Incredible Screamer In His Last Game For Germany

It’s a truly magnificent goal, but doing this in his last match for Die Mannschaft is something else.

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Wayne Rooney Is Expected To Return To Everton This Summer

The report suggests that United are willing to waive their transfer fee, allowing Rooney to come back to his boyhood club with no strings attached.

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WATCH: Alex Morgan Scores A Brace In Two Minutes For Lyon

Whatever else can be said of Alex Morgan’s move to Olympique Lyon Feminin, and the strange courtship that preceded it, the USWNT star is definitely making the most it.


Bastian Schweinsteiger Is Coming To Chicago

The Bayern Munich and Germany legend is set to become the Fire’s third Designated Player as the club make their playoff intentions known

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WATCH: Mario Balotelli Stopped In His Tracks By Tight Shoelaces

Does Mario Balotelli tie his own shoelaces?

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5 Big Stories from the Premier League: Week 29

City v Liverpool was a hoot, United’s still pretty fighty, and Wenger has probably laid the groundwork for his departure.


This Is Your Official Aidan Kuyt Appreciation Post

Dirk Kuyt’s adorable son scored a blistering goal in a youth game and it’s wonderful


Pep Guardiola Extols The Virtues And Simple Pleasures Of Klopp Hugs

The legendary former Barcelona manager names one overlooked advantage the Reds take with them into tomorrow’s clash— manager cuddles


Nathaniel Clyne Is Relishing The Upcoming Fight With Manchester City

The right-back described tomorrow’s fixture as a “pound-for-pound battle”

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WATCH: José Mourinho Menaces Players With A Banana As Helpless Bystanders Look On In Horror

Rojo, understandably, did not make himself available for comment.