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Archive for July 2008

Coming Soon….

With the New England Revolution beating Atlante 1-0 last night to join the Houston Dynamo (2-0 winners over defending champion Pachuca Monday) in the SuperLiga 2008 Final, you can look for this at your local cineplex very soon: Seriously, a tournament built on the rivalry between the US and Mexico isn’t going very far with… (read more)

What Would You Ask Lisa Ling?

I get to interview National Geographic Explorer host Lisa Ling tomorrow. I know what I’m going to ask her, but I’m curious: what would you ask her? Post your questions in the comments. The best one might end up as part of the interview, and if it does, I’ll post it here tomorrow.

Another Solid Citizen in Red and Pewter

Another one of Jon Gruden’s and Bruce Allen’s high-quality humans was arrested over the weekend. Yes, folks, this is my team. The one I’ve supported since 1976 and the one I’m stuck with. Thanks, guys.

Sanity Restored

Court tosses FCC ‘wardrobe malfunction’ fine “The Commission’s determination that CBS’s broadcast of a nine-sixteenths of one second glimpse of a bare female breast was actionably indecent evidenced the agency’s departure from its prior policy,” the court found. “Its orders constituted the announcement of a policy change — that fleeting images would no longer be… (read more)

Empty Magazine

Andy over at has this classic open letter to ESPN: The Magazine. What’s funny is it’s true. What’s sad is that I’ve been a subscriber since 1998. What can I say? I enjoy the feel of fleece.