Qatar World Cup backlash an important moment for soccer, says ESPN’s Shaka Hislop

Qatar World Cup backlash an important moment for soccer, says ESPN’s Shaka Hislop

The furor surrounding the World Cup in Qatar has seen the plight of migrant workers and LGBTQ+ rights in the tiny Persian Gulf nation thrust firmly into the world spotlight. For ESPN commentator and former World Cup star Shaka Hislop, the backlash is an important moment for the sport. “History provides these moments that we…

‘You can enjoy yourself with or without alcohol,’ says England star, after Qatar World Cup stadium beer ban

‘You can enjoy yourself with or without alcohol,’ says England star, after Qatar World Cup stadium beer ban

A day after Qatar and FIFA announced a shock ban on beer sales at the World Cup’s eight stadiums England star Eric Dier said that the soccer showpiece will still create “a great atmosphere” for fans. “I’d like to think that you can enjoy yourself with or without alcohol, first and foremost – for me,…

Review: Is this $370 Bartesian cocktail-making machine worth the expense?

Review: Is this $370 Bartesian cocktail-making machine worth the expense?

The machine Bartesian cocktail maker, $369.99 The back story America loves its cocktails. But apparently, it doesn’t love making them. How else to explain the many cocktail mixers or ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails you’ll find on store shelves? And in recent years, there’s been another way to have your drinks at home — via a machine…