James Bridget Gordon

James Bridget Gordon

I'm a writer.

I write about contemporary art, football, & pop culture. (You know, the important stuff.) I believe in Truth and Beauty, that none of us are Free unless all of us are, & that Art will save the world.

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Red Stars General Manager Steps Down - Hot Time In Old Town

Red Stars General Manager Steps Down - Hot Time In ...

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ICYMI, the Champions League Group Stage Is Set!

For many football fans, today one of the most important days on the football calendar.

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Throwback Thursday: Tottenham vs Liverpool (November 4th, 1990)

Spurs will be hosting Liverpool this weekend. And, for better or worse, this fixture has become known for some demoralizing losses for the home side.

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We Need To Talk About The Sounders' "Rickroll" Tifo

It was a bold choice.

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WATCH: An Inside Look At An NWSL Player's Offseason

Playing in the NWSL is a dream for many young women footballers. But it’s not always an easy life.

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The Case Of The Japanese Plastic Surgeon, A Suitcase Full Of Money, And The Nigerian Olympic Team

The Nigeria men’s U23s had a tumultuous run in the Olympics. But it looks like they’re getting a happy ending.

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Robbie Rogers Responds To Homophobic Slurs From An Opposing Player During A Game

Fans and reporters praised Rogers’ handling of the situation as the post circulated. And in the wake of the news spreading, MLS and USL both said the problem would be dealt with.

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5 Big Stories from the Premier League: Week 2

For now though, we saw United get off to a good start, Chelsea rally late, and Liverpool run into a spot of bother. If you missed anything this weekend, we’ll get you caught up.

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WATCH: Thierry Henry Interviews Paul Pogba

The retired Arsenal legend met the returning star at United’s Carrington training facility and engaged him in a wide-ranging conversation.

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Mario Balotelli May Be Headed To Lower-League English Football

It wouldn’t be a summer transfer window without some sort of drama surrounding Mario Balotelli.

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Throwback Thursday: Wimbledon vs Manchester United (August 17th, 1996)

This week we look back at the opening weekend of the 1996-97 Premier League season, and the goals worth remembering.

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Withering On The Vine: Farmers’ Markets, Anxiety, and Radical Praxis

As I get older I feel more and more like the things that can give us joy and meaning in life are being co-opted and used against us.

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WATCH: 66-Year-Old German Legend Hits A Bicycle Kick

The hosts couldn’t resist asking Fischer if he still had it in him and set up a goal onstage to see if he could still pull off a bicycle kick. Spoiler alert: he can.

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The Legacy of Former FIFA President João Havelange

For better or worse, much of what makes soccer what it is today— from its unmatched popularity around the globe to its rapacious commercialization— can be attributed to former FIFA President João Havelange. Today, the retired lawyer, businessman, and Olympic athlete is dead at age 100.

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Retired Aston Villa Striker Dalian Atkinson Was Killed By Local Police

Atkinson went into cardiac arrest en route to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3am local time.