Goalkeepers—as 20th-century existentialists knew—provide football’s paradigm for action in the face of uncertainty.
A reflection about connections between gridiron football and ballet reminds us of the 1930 ballet The Golden Age (Op. 22), by Dmitri Shostakovich.
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The U.S. State Department talks to female players in Brazil as well as in Khayelitsha, outside Cape Town, to highlight themes of diversity, teamwork and gender before the 2010 World Cup.