Deadspin Classic: Madness, Glory, And The Self-Correcting Aneurysm

Four years ago, in the World Cup final, France's Zinedine Zidane defended the honor of his whore sister and ended his career in an unimaginably bizarre fashion. Afterward, David Hirshey bid a sad adieu. » 7/03/10 1:00pm 7/03/10 1:00pm

David Hirshey Is Your World Cup Historian, Not Your World Cup Closer

David Hirshey wrote regularly for this site about soccer for two years before selling us out to write a terrific book for ESPN. He talked to Emeritus about the book, the World Cup and mustaches. » 6/07/10 4:10pm 6/07/10 4:10pm

Hirshey: The Gulf Is Closing, But Not THAT Quickly

David Hirshey is the former soccer expert around these parts and one of the world-famous Soccer Jews. He talked to me, Emeritus, about yesterday's U.S. soccer loss to Brazil. » 6/29/09 12:00pm 6/29/09 12:00pm

Win One For The Gimper

Is there anything more gratifying than having people take action after reading something you've written? God dictated the Ten Commandments to Moses and we've been breaking them ever since. Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to a church door and kicked off the Protestant Reformation. And I wrote a little throwaway… » 3/03/08 12:45pm 3/03/08 12:45pm