Funny Friday: Donova...

Earlier this year, the US Men’s National Team did something that sounded like a joke: they left Landon Donovan off of the 23 man World Cup squad. Avid soccer fans were upset that the Captain wouldn’t be making the trip down to Brazil; non-soccer fans were upset because the only US...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

If you remember, the 2014 World Cup was held in Brazil earlier this summer, but did you know Brazil has the largest economy in Latin America and the seventh largest in the world? At least they do measured by their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which according to the CIA’s World Factbook was...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

As many of you may have heard, this little event called the FIFA World Cup is in its final stages. With such a huge worldwide event that happens every four years, brands are at war to capture and capitalize on the attention of such a large audience. Although the USA was beaten by Belgium in...

Throwback Thursday: ...

It’s the Thursday before the Fourth of July, and I honestly can’t get America off the brain. Maybe it’s because of all the patriotism Chicago’s citizens exhibited during the U.S. Men’s National Soccer team’s work during the World Cup, or because after being in the working world and...

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

Mostly every sports fanatic (21 and over that is) has experienced the bittersweet feeling of enjoying a cold, alcoholic beverage at their favorite sporting event; but for Brazilian soccer fans, this World Cup is the first time in eleven years they will be able to purchase alcohol in the...