The World Cup final was an all-European affair, alleviating the quadrennial fear of last-minute South American disappointment and fury. (If televised sports are the modern-day opiate of the masses, and you’d best believe they are, championship defeats are akin to whole populations stopping their meds at the same time.) Colombia is as soccer-mad as any south-of-the-border country, but with the added wild card of oodles of... More >>>