World Cup fever. I’ve got it.

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=World+Cup+and+cap&iid=9085627″ src=”″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] For the past several days I’ve been swept up in quadrennial World Cup madness, expressed rather equisitely by these Mexican fans above. The spectacle of the games is awesome, even if it is drowned out by the constant din of the vuvuzelas blown incessantly by the fans […]

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The beauty of the Olympics, in photos

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=bobsled&iid=8115158″ src=”0/d/2/2/Bobsleigh_Fourman_Heat_2d00.jpg?adImageId=10804546&imageId=8115158″ width=”393″ height=”594″ /] The Olympics, summer or winter, are among the most fantastic events for photos. The settings are beautiful, culturally rich cities in foreign lands, and the competitors are dressed in their national colors. The events themselves are full of motion and emotion, an unbeatable combination. I remember being […]

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USA hockey team shocks Canada

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=hockey&iid=8043841″ src=”b/4/2/0/Ice_Hockey_7cf7.jpg?adImageId=10602867&imageId=8043841″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] Yes, the costumeĀ  mountie hat above is a lot classier than the silly red, white and blue topper the American is wearing. But what matters is the final score: USA 5, Canada 3. Magnificent. As I’ve noted before, I’m a big fan of Martin Brodeur. But he […]

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