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Amy Bass

  • Soccer isn’t known for its high scoring games. Indeed, of all the stupid reasons many Americans use to still hate on the beautiful game – ties are okay, the clock goes up instead of down, flopping – the low score of many matches tends to top the list.
  • The finals of the U.S. Open this year presented an interesting tutorial on our inability to predict what people will care about in sports.
  • Re-entry into a non-Olympic world always takes me a few days. I’ve had the privilege of working on the ground at eight Olympic Games, and coming home, whether from Sydney, Australia or Torino, Italy, always brought a mixture of melancholy and exhaustion, exhilaration and gloom.