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López Frías examines fandom as we watch the 2018 World Cup

How do you choose what World Cup team to support when the US isn't contending? Francisco Javier López Frías, Rock Ethics Institute research associate and associate professor of kinesiology at Penn State, examines our love of sports and allegiances to our favorite teams.
by Web Manager Jul 06, 2018

In his article, “How to choose a World Cup team when the US isn’t contending,”

Francisco Javier López Frías, Rock Ethics Institute research associate and associate professor of kinesiology at Penn State, shares the connection behind our devotion to soccer and other sports teams. The article was first published in The Conversation, an independent, nonprofit publisher of commentary and analysis, authored by academics and edited by journalists for the general public.