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Archive for August 2007

I, Goalie

Law I: A robot may not harm a human or, by inaction, allow a human being to come to harm Law II: A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the first law Law III: A robot must protect its own existence as long as such… (read more)

What Happens At The Community Shield…Stays At The Community Shield

Did you know the English season starts this weekend? Not that there’s anything wrong with that. It’ll give Fox Soccer Channel’s Nick Webster nine months to come up with more beauties like this one from Sunday: “(Chelsea’s) Petr Cech, without a doubt…probably…in my estimation…the best goalkeeper in the world.” Way to take a stand there,… (read more)

Pha Loves Pa

I used to have a Dolphin list. Appropriated from comedy genius George Carlin, it was a list of people who were definitely less intelligent than dolphins. Steve Davis of ESPN Soccernet just made the list with this column. It’s bad enough that we have to endure the mainstream media’s complete ignorance of all things Beckham,… (read more)

The Ankle That Rankled

So some fans in Dallas who attended last night’s unbelievable SuperLiga match between the LA Galaxy and FC Dallas apparently weren’t satisfied with one of the greatest goal-fests in US soccer history. Instead, they spent too much time whining about the no-show of LA’s David Beckham, who — hel-LO! — has what we call an… (read more)