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Modern Warriors challenge traditions in Calcio Storico

Written by: Kompster

Reporter Sam Borden covers Calcio Storico, a ruthless and rule-less, ancient competition in Florence Italy in this outstanding article in the New York Times.  The city is divided into four districts, each with its own team, who duke it out in the tradition of gladiators in this tournament that is a strange combination of football, rugby and street fighting. 

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