Tag Archives: pick-up

The 2012 O87 5-a-Side Hardcourt Draft

There’s nothing worse than the fear of getting picked last. You know the feeling: Standing side-by-side with a dozen other gym rats against the cold cinder block wall, some twice your height, others twice your width, and hoping against all … Continue reading

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Rules of the Game: Introduction

Have you ever heard that dreams are just desires revealed by your subconscious? I dreamt the other night that I met Juanfran at a water park. I was wearing a pair of swimming trunks, dripping wet, when he ambled by … Continue reading

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Tuesday XI: International Pick-Up Edition

We’ve already examined the stereotypical pick-up XI. But what would it look like broken down by nationality? We’ve assembled some standout players from our personal experience on the field to bring you an International Pick-Up XI.  GK – My Old … Continue reading

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Transfigured Night, Part II

In this two-installment story, the author explores his precarious relationship with soccer, and why he can’t imagine life without it. Part I can be found here. On Choosing I told Sami I was ready to get serious. “You need a … Continue reading

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