Author Archives: Jared Cordover

Sterling’s Call for Action

Many fans use football as an escape from their everyday struggles. They clear their minds with pure spectacle, find awe in players’ varying levels of mastery and develop comfort in club comradery and allegiance. For fans, football is a means to achieve relaxation, joy, solace and excitement. But for many non-white players, football is often… Read More »

Love it or Hate it, VAR is Here to Stay

Since its conception in various world football leagues in the early 2010s, VAR, or Video Assistant Referees, has become polarizing nuance to the longstanding game of football. For over a century, on-field referees have controlled the pace and fluidity of football games with calls made instantaneously against in-game rule infractions. After persistent lobbying from federations… Read More »