Why We Still Cheer

It may seem trivial. A cricket match. Especially in light of the horrific and tragic events of the last few months. But to understand why millions of Pakistanis would still tune in to cheer on our boys in green is to understand Pakistanis themselves. We’re resilient, we’re strong, and we still believe in our future.…

This Beautiful Game

32 nations have sent their finest to Brazil for a chance to lift the cup.  And I could not be more excited. Growing up in the Middle East, football was everywhere.  Whether it be local club matches or international friendlies, I would watch it all.  Didn’t understand a thing the Arab commentators were saying, but…

My March Madness

My lack of exposure to “American” sports while growing up is never more apparent than when I’m at work.  I’m surrounded by hardcore football, baseball, and basketball fans.  Now, to be clear, I’m a sports fan.  I no longer call it “American football”, and have had my heart broken by the Bears offensive line time…