• ESPN found a clever way to show restricted highlights of the World Cup final - with LEGOs

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    ESPN did not have rights to the 2018 World Cup , or even to the highlights, thanks to a massive bid from Fox Sports .
    But the network still found a way to depict the highlights of what was a thrilling World Cup final on its website, using LEGOs. The network's highlight reel depicts four of the six total goals scored in the final, as well as, humorously, the match official going to video assistant referee to decide on a penalty.
    As for Fox Sports, hosting the World Cup in full on television has not won the network much good will.
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  • How France's World Cup Victory Will Affect the Country's Economy and Political Climate

    How France's World Cup Victory Will Affect the Country's Economy and Political Climate

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    After the final whistle blew in Moscow, France officially secured its first World Cup victory in two decades. The team's 4-2 triumph over Croatia incited a restoration of national pride for a country that in recent years has been riddled by terrorist attacks and economic malaise.
    While the 4-2 triumph over Croatia reinvigorated national morale and confidence for a country that in recent years has been riddled by terrorist attacks and economic malaise, the French economy isn't expected to feel the same intense restoration.
    Paris-based credit insurer, Euler Hermes said that according to his...
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  • Presidents Wearing World Cup Final Jerseys: What Would Donald Trump Do?

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    The name of Croatia's President was a Trivial Pursuit-style question until Kolinda Garbar-Kitarovic donned the nations's red and white football jersey at the World Cup Final. So empathy through public appearance still matters much more than what our leaders actually say?
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