Is France’s World Cup Victory a Win for Diversity?

July 20, 2018

For a month, people from hundreds of different countries with millions of different stories come together for one reason: to enjoy football together. The 2018 FIFA World Cup went out with a bang on July 15 as France won the tournament for a second time after an intense final against...

How World Cup Sponsorship Mirrors Global Economic Shifts

July 01, 2018

The World Cup has seen a major shakeup in sponsorship in recent years, with Chinese firms emerging as key spenders. There’s been dramatic shift in the country origin for FIFA World Cup sponsorship in recent years. A third of the top sponsors are now from China, versus none before 2014. Kalin...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Bringing You “Chaos” Today

June 25, 2018

As usual, chaos is the word of the day in the media — this time with Donald Trump and Lionel Messi. On the same day, June 23, Business Insider posted two articles with a headline containing the word chaos. The first one concerned the global economy: “Trump threatens to slam a massive tariff...

The Male Dominion of the World’s Richest Athletes

June 06, 2018

As long as women remain segregated from men in sports, they will never be just athletes, always "female athletes." On June 14, millions of people around the world will gather in front of their TVs to witness the start of the world’s most glamorous sports competition: The World’s Richest...