Posts by James Tyler

  • The Ashes

    Time for Some Cricket: Five Reasons to Watch the Ashes

    As this summer drags its heels through NFL image issues, a soccer transfer window with a few eye-opening moves, NBA free agency, and 162 games of baseball, you could do a lot worse than the Ashes series until the Premier League head-butts you at the end of August. As England and Australia begin an unprecedented […]

  • Cricket

    An English Cricket Team You Can Believe In

    As an Englishman, I’ve grown used to sporting failure. It’s comfortable, expected, and acceptable. Where British Olympians have traditionally thrived in individual competitions, the team arena is largely one of tears and near-misses. England birthed or formalized many games but has mastered precious few. Most soccer World Cups? Brazil, with five titles. Most rugby World […]