Posts Tagged sports

The United States-Germany Tie Conspiracy (and how we advance, the goal differential, and the prisoner’s dilemma)

While normally I have no interest in sports, I find something truly compelling about the World Cup. It’s worth noting I never have had an interest in soccer or the Olympics, but for some reason I just find the World Cup massively entertaining, for reasons unknown to me. As if the action on the pitch […]

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The Super Bowl (and Heraclitus, the unity of opposites, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and my prediction: a tie)

Let me begin by noting that I know not a thing about football – I’m not even really sure how points are scored. I do know, however, that to win the game one team must win more points than the other, and that, of the two teams playing in today’s “Super Bowl”, one is the […]

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