SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Members of the 1906 Ultras, a fan club for the San Jose Earthquakes soccer team, had a lot at stake as they trooped into Buck Shaw stadium here for a game earlier this season.
The concern wasn't so much their team's prospects against rival Real Salt Lake. The big test was their own performance in the stands. ...
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Kicking Back Comments: Here are the article on the front Page of the WSJ:
Which story does not belong?
I am a little surprised frankly the WSJ went there. It's not even a good article.
Why is this on A1? I have to believe there are a few other things going on that should make A1.
Now I get this is a WSJ "A-Head", and the library of WSJ A-Heads can be found here. It was just widely out of place, and had almost no point to me.
I dunno, I'm not saying everything has to be serious all the time, but this article to me was particularly vapid. This includes the reference to ultras-tifo.net, which is running ads from holliganart.com.
Maybe its me. Is this the A-Head to run?