we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Jun 28th 2016

“Diva quality of the soccer star…”

Heh. So true.

Mar 2nd 2010

Zidane: No Apology; I’d Rather Die

  The man loves his mother. “More than once they insulted my mother and I never responded, but there … and it happened. And to apologise for this – if it was Kaka, a regular guy, a good guy, of course I would have apologised, but to this one… “If I ask him forgiveness, I […]

Sep 4th 2009

Massive Catch-Up Post – The Top 80 Stories We Didn’t Blog This Summer

1. May 22, 2009. Olbermann’s hypocrisy on the Gitmo recidivism rate exposed by John Gibson: 2. May 22, 2009. Privatizing education would provide real stimulus. 3. May 22, 2009. Obama’s defense of his national security policies is rife with hypocrisy: [O]n one hand, the president claims that the Bush administration and the post-9/11 Congress went […]

Apr 18th 2009

Can Major League Soccer Become One of the World’s Premier Soccer Leagues?

[This is an old post that was never published because (as you’ll see) it was never quite finished. It refers often to a sub-human life form I used to call “David Beckham.” Now I hate David Beckham, so you can see how much things have changed since I drafted this. All references to Beckham have […]

Mar 16th 2009

Beckham Lied, Kids’ Dreams Died

I loved watching this video. It is about 10 minutes long and filled with question after question that exposes goldenballs’ faulty logic, disingenuousness, and lack of commitment to keep his word. In case the video becomes unavailable, here is a transcript: Hannah Storm: David, you hurt your right ankle and how is it? Will you […]

Mar 3rd 2009

USA vs. Mexico – February 11, 2009

Nice recap. Click through to YouTube and watch this video in high quality.

Feb 28th 2009

“A few more ambassadors like this, and MLS is done for”

Breach of contract. Beckham was imported because of what he could do for the league. He was to be an ambassador. He said so himself, even as fans around the world quizzically and repeatedly asked, “Why MLS?” “It’s also about being an ambassador for the game here and, hopefully, it is going to encourage other […]

Sep 17th 2008

MLS Goals of the Week

This week features some of the best goals I’ve ever seen from Major League Soccer.

May 5th 2008

Tomatelá, gallina amargada…

Otra vez, Boca ganó a River. No muy sorprendente, pero se disfruta igual.

Oct 23rd 2007

coach greg ryan out, spoiled brat hope solo stays

In the history of sports, there may never have been a coach fired with a better record. Greg Ryan was dismissed yesterday as coach of the U.S. women’s national soccer team, after dropping just one of 55 matches (45-1-9) over a three-year period. ::::::: The president of U.S. Soccer, Sunil Gulati, insisted that Ryan’s firing […]