Harry Potter's Quidditch Goes National With NYC 'World Cup' This Weekend

Five years ago, Alex Benepe and Xander Manshel wanted to find something more intense to do with their Sunday afternoons at Middlebury College in Vermont other than the sedate sport of bocce bowling. So the two Harry Potter fans invented the "muggle" version of quidditch. Five years later, the wacky sport has spread to more than 200 campuses and this weekend the fourth annual "Quidditch World Cup" has grown so large that more than 60 teams will compete during the two-day tournament over Nov. 13...Full Story
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