In ‘The Last Days of Roger Federer’, Geoff Dyer Considers Twilight

The prospect of Federer retiring from tennis is just a fraction of what Dyer has thought about various endings this round – last days, last games, last performances, last jobs. Dyer’s thoughts are so restless that instead of collecting them in essays, he scatters them among numbered chapters, they say, “a pile of experiences, things, …

Review: ‘The Best Barbarian’ by Roger Reeves

Two excellent poems, “Grendel” and “Grendel’s Mother,” recreated the notorious characters from “Beowulf.” In the first, Grendel emerges from the wilderness with “Absolute prophecy/And a desire for mercy in his chest, an end for a friend/Drifting in Solitude”. The beast’s “alien” status is what makes the Danes in the mead parlor view them positively. They …

Roger Goodell’s Biennial Payment Reached Nearly $128 Million

His tenure as commissioner, which began in 2006, was punctuated by controversy and self-inflicted problems. domestic violence, tyranny and players protest police brutality and inequality During the national anthem. Goodell also angered the teams he was suspended from, especially Tom Brady and Ezekiel Elliott. But the owners understand that Goodell’s strengths help them make money, …

Roger Federer’s Greatest Legacy? It Could Be A Billion Dollar Brand.

Mike Nakajima, director of tennis at Nike, recalled that within a year Federer had come to the company’s headquarters in Beaverton, Ore, to test shoes at Nike’s research lab. When Federer stopped on his way and said, “I have to get back,” they left the building and were on their way to their next meeting. …

Roger Federer’s Greatest Legacy? It Could Be A Billion Dollar Brand.

Mike Nakajima, director of tennis at Nike, recalled that within a year Federer had come to the company’s headquarters in Beaverton, Ore, to test shoes at Nike’s research lab. When Federer stopped on his way and said, “I have to get back,” they left the building and were on their way to their next meeting. …