Teddy Roosevelt helped institute the forward pass so football players would stop dying so much

– [Announcer] Hank’s going to throw a pass to Jimmy. Come on Jimmy, you’re in the open. Oh well, you’ll have another chance. – Imagine football without passing. Sure, for some fans out there, that might not be too hard. But in the early 1900s, it was almost impossible to imagine football with passing. Prior […]

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Turkish Football’s Economic Crisis

This has been strange season in the Turkish Super League. The Big Three clubs of Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe, and Galatasaray—who between them have won most Turkish titles and are supported by around 80% of Turkish fans—are all struggling. Austerity has shaken up the sport. The normally big-spending Turkish transfer window was uncannily quiet this summer as […]

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