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I have watched soccer since I was 13 years old. Back then, I was naive to how the this game would impact my life and how it would become one of my greatest passions. As I became more and more enthralled by the game, I began to follow two players above all others: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Both are among the sport’s greatest players, each forever changing soccer in many ways and inspiring the...

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SportsFollowing your team

January 22, 2019682 min

This break I spent a lot of time watching soccer, specifically Everton, the team I support. Everton is in the British Premier League, and they have recently been giving a master class in how to be truly awful at soccer, which has resulted in me being somewhat grumpy. This made me wonder, why do I follow Everton and their struggles? What makes me follow them even when I hate them? To answer that, let me...

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To completely cover both the spring and fall sports of 2018 in 700 or so words would trivialize how much has happened this past year. While I wish I could highlight all the incredible feats that the Trinity athletes accomplished this year, I will do my best to highlight the ones that blew my mind — and I’m sorry that I didn’t go to as many spring sports this year. I will change that this...

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Last weekend, I helped coach my cousin’s three vs. three soccer tournament. Since his team was all dressed as Minions, I, of course, had to wear my Minion onesie to maintain the theme. As I stood on the field, watching children chase the ball like bees to honey, sweating because I was wearing a onesie in Texas, I looked around and appreciated how many people where there. The complex where the tournament was held had...