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Mar 6, 2023, 9:16 AM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Baseball Classic–Pool D
In nearly every World Cup, there is usually one qualifying round group known affectionately as the "grupo de la muerte" or "Group of Death." This group is the one with the toughest, most evenly-matched competition wherein at least one very...
Mar 5, 2023, 7:21 AM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Baseball Classic – Pool C
And so we arrive in Phoeniz, Arizona, the home of Pool C of the WBC. Competition will begin on Saturday, 11 March, and will feature squads from the USA, Mexico, Colombia, Canada, and Great Britain. The big boys here--both in...
Mar 3, 2023, 1:09 PM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Baseball Classic–Pool B
Pool B of the World Baseball Classic (WBC) will take place in Tokyo. In addition to host Japan, teams from South Korea, Australia, China, and the Czech Republic will compete for the chance to advance to the quarterfinals. The Zionist's...
Mar 2, 2023, 9:41 AM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Baseball Classic – Pool A
Before launching into a discussion of which countries should be cheered for and against in Pool A, the Zionist's Guide to the World Baseball Classic (ZGWBC) is compelled to digress to point out the difference between the present task...
Feb 27, 2023, 5:14 AM
The Zionist’s Guide to The World Baseball Classic
The Zionist's Guide is back. We have moved on from the World Cup and arrived at the World Baseball Classic ("WBC"). In doing so, we have traded in our yellow cards and our flopping for some chewing tobacco and...
Dec 19, 2022, 11:56 PM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Cup–Day 298
Four-and-a-half years ago, the Zionist's Guide to the World Cup (ZGWC) wrote the following in its final blog for the 2018 World Cup: "The 2022 World Cup will be held in Qatar. Most likely, further indignities await the Zionist fan....
Dec 18, 2022, 9:12 AM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Cup–Day 28
400,000,000+ Morocco fans can't be wrong. Morocco ended its run at the World Cup with two straight defeats, as they lost the third place final to Croatia 2-1. True, the match produced approximately 3.8 million delirious Croatians. However, the fact...
Dec 16, 2022, 10:09 AM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Cup–Day 27
The NCAA Basketball Tournament used to include a third place game in which the semi-final losers had the chance to play one more game. It was eventually abrogated because college basketball teams spurned the chance to finish in third...
Dec 15, 2022, 10:12 PM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Cup–Day 26
SPECIAL BONUS TRIVIA QUESTION! As a reward to our reader(s), the Zionist Guide to the World Cup (ZGWC) is proud to offer a compelling trivia question (as well as the answer—on a complimentary basis). But one must read (or...
Dec 14, 2022, 10:41 AM
Zionist’s Guide to the World Cup – Day 25
The good news is that the Zionist's Guide to the World Cup's (ZGWC) Croatian problem has been solved. By losing 3-0 to the solid, Leonel Messi-led Argentines, the Croatians have been eliminated from the chance to win the World...
Doug Klein is an attorney in Chicago and the wrestling coach at Ida Crown Jewish Academy.