For many players on the French capitol’s flagship soccer team, Paris Saint-Germain, last week’s terrorist attacks were viewed from afar, as they were off on international duty elsewhere. Now that it’s nearing time to return, at least two players have publicly expressed their wariness.
A coordinated terror attack in Paris that included multiple bombings and shooting rampages, and culminated in a hostage situation at a crowded rock concert left at least 100 people dead and dozens more injured.
The 19.73 seconds it took Usain Bolt to break the tape in the 200 meter finals of the Diamond League meet in Paris was the quickest 200 meters anyone has run this year, edging Tyson Gay's 19.74 in the U.S. World Championships in June.
Paris Saint-Germain celebrated their first Ligue 1 title in nearly two decades with a parade through the city. It concluded with the customary tear gas.
On Sunday, the 180 delegates of the French Tennis Federation will meet to decide the future of Roland Garros Stadium, which could change locations by 2016. This has fueled a wonderfully pretentious debate on the merits of the two possible outcomes: shall the century-old tournoi remain in posh western Paris, next to…
We've been taking too many vacations lately, so now that we're back from our long weekend in Paris, we're gonna get back to work and start hammering shit out. We won't bore you with details or endless photos from the trip. We ate a lot, we drank a lot, we saw some dead bodies.
We're taking a couple more days off at the end of this week — Friday's a half day anyway, and the whole site is taking Memorial Day off — so we're using to do something we've never done before: We're going to Europe. Actually, we're going to France. Yes, yes, we know: Everybody point and laugh.