Friday Links

  • Nike passes $2 billion in soccer sales. (Total revenue for Nike was $24 billion, up 16%.)
  • Is the NBA done drafting international players? (The article is good, though it doesn’t go into the developmental structures in place in Europe for grooming talent, so it’s hard to to know what’s really going on.)
  • Jonathan Wilson offers and excellent tactical intro to the Euro 2012 final.   (The most interesting insight actually regarded Germany and whether Sami Khedira’s developoment into a better, more attacking player disrupted the cohesion in the midfield between him and Bastian Schweinsteiger.)

 

 

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