Monthly Archives: July 2009

They Should Have Had Tebow Proofread It

Nice headline in the Gainesville Sun on the one thing that apparently isn’t perfect about Tim Tebow. Seriously…I know craigslist took away a lot of your ad revenue, and you’re shedding people left and right because of it, but can you at least keep the editors and proofreaders around? They’re kind of important if you […]

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Blast From The Past

I found this while I was cleaning out a closet last night – a letter to the editor of ESPN The Magazine from December 14, 1998. This was five years before I became an official, and was in response to an article that suggested the NBA re-hire referees who had been indicted for tax fraud […]

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Remiss I Have Been

Sorry you’ve not heard from me in a while. I was in an auto accident over the weekend and I’m focusing on getting everything sorted with that.

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Fun Exchange Between Bill Simmons and Seth Meyers…

…on Simmons’ BS Report podcast yesterday:

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Playoffs? You’re Talking About Playoffs?

The Los Angeles Sol have clinched the regular-season title in the inaugural season of Women’s Professional Soccer and they’ll host the championship game on Saturday, August 22. They’ll have just over three weeks to sell tickets to the final (tickets aren’t even on sale until July 29 – I guess they either figured “Why give […]

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Here’s Why The Internet Is Awesome

US National soccer team forward Brian Ching can take a photo of the New York Red Bulls’ under-construction stadium from his seat on the airplane and post it to TwitPic. People following him on Twitter can see said picture. One of them (me) can take said photo and put it on his blog and you […]

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The Only Thing We Don’t Yet Know If Tim Tebow Can Do

He’s obviously not counting the sensual massage he received from Thom Brennaman. (Kudos to the excellent and I hope it’s at least slightly tongue-in-cheek Tim Teblog.)

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EA As Sport – It’s Not In The Game

I don’t even want the cheap pageviews that would come from using her name or running her picture. You know who I’m referring to – it’s the top story in the sports blogosphere, even if ESPN won’t admit it by conveniently misplacing their pandering “Blog Buzz” for a few days.

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And The Open Cup Final Just Got A Little More Interesting

In this corner, Seattle Sounders FC honcho Adrian Hanauer (right), the new kid on the block with the hot sports car. In the other corner, DC United head man Kevin Payne (left), the paterfamilias of MLS top men, who’d prefer that Hanauer got off Payne’s lawn and stayed on his artificial one in Seattle. Gentlemen, […]

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I Love This Story

Once a man lived by the river. He heard a radio report that the river was going to rush up and flood the town, and that all the residents should evacuate their homes. But the man said, “I’m religious. I pray. God loves me. God will save me.” The waters rose up. A guy in […]

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