Archive for the 'Books and literature' tag

We brake for commercials | Soccer spectacle fits seamlessly in America’s land of make-believe

In a 2001 title, cultural critic Peter Pericles...
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Back to Brownsville | Chronicling a soccer team, and a sister city, skilled at border crossing

A 1910 map, by Norris Peters Co., indicating the...
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Flower of Scotland | Do nationalist feelings last longer than 90 minutes?

Ronnie Brown, partner with Roy Williamson in the...
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Wor(l)ds for football | From ‘ball-coise’ to ‘kaduregel’ to ‘voetbal’

Soft sell | Thirty-two renderings for...
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The year of Speedy Gonzales | In 2006 Texas final, Brownsville’s Cowboys produced outsider’s art

Players from Porter High School lift championship...
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