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Where Were You in 1999?

Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2023

Where were you in 1999? If you're reading The RoadRunner chances are you probably weren't even alive, so I’ll tell you a little bit of what the world looked like back then for two football teams in particular,...

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From Ronaldo to Richarlison: The Downfall of the Brazilian National Team

How did the creators of jogo bonito, the kings of soccer, drift so far from their throne? And how do they get it back?
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2023

The year is 2002. The world holds its breath as Brazil faces Germany in the World Cup final. Under the Yokohama sky, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, and Ronaldinho dazzle the world, and Ronaldo's redemption arc peaks...

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The FIFA Women’s World Cup Breaks Records, While the U.S Team Breaks Hearts

Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2023

This year's edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup (WWC) Co-hoasted by New Zealand and Australia was the largest yet, with the previous one having only 24 nations. From its kickoff on July 20 to the climatic...

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken watch the Women’s World Cup match between the US and Netherlands and July 27, 2023 in Wellington, New Zealand. Blinken is on a whistle-stop tour of the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia. 

(Official State Department photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Adidas finally gets women’s sports right

Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief July 28, 2023

With the 2023 edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup right around the corner, Adidas has released the uniforms which will be worn by the countries they sponsor at the tournament. Adidas is taking innovative...

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