Monthly Archives: 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 […]

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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.

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I Do Not Believe “Blogging” Means What Don Garber Thinks It Means

When Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber launched his MLSNet.com blog “The Commissioner Speaks” back on April 18th, he wrote that he hoped to blog every other Friday “(depending on travel schedule, etc.).” He was pretty good about it at first, posting on April 18th and 25th, two weeks after that on May 9th, another fortnight […]

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That Ain’t Your Spider Sense Tingling, Peter

Apparently Spider-Man is going to really become a man, if you catch my drift. Hopefully Mary Jane won’t bite his head off afterwards.

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Okay, Now It’s Just Gotten Ridiculous

Actual headline: Report: Packers didn’t give Favre team-issued cell phone (ESPN.com) Whew. That’s a relief.

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I Would Like It If Aramis Ramirez Went Into Another Line of Work

Since the Chicago White Sox discovered exactly how to pitch to the Cubs’ third baseman in late June, he’s 9 for 65 (.138) with 3 home runs and 11 RBI. The last out in tonight’s 2-0 loss to Arizona was a fait accompli. He’s completely useless. He’s 1 for his last 25. If he’d take […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Why Sports Fans Are Sheep

1. Because someone will buy these seats in the Indianapolis Colts’ new stadium, you watch. 2. And because the team actually put these seats in its new stadium.

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Empty Magazine

Andy over at Desipio.com 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.

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