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Archive for September 2010

Speaking Of Soccer Coaches….

FC Tampa Bay’s Paul Dalglish who seems like an earnest and responsible young man, says if the Rowdies aren’t any good next year, it’s on him. “Next year there is no excuse,” he said. “We’ve got to have a product on the field that can get in the playoffs and challenge for a championship. And… (read more)

Ah, Klinsi….

Jürgen Klinsmann didn’t become the new coach of the US Men’s National Team because of control issues, says this insightful piece by Grant Wahl. Okay, here’s my stance on this, seeing as how I don’t believe I blogged about it when it all went down (hey, sue me, fall’s a busy time for me): Klinsmann… (read more)

Catch This

Ah, sports columnists…. So right after Mitch Albom tells you “Forget the controversial almost-touchdown by Calvin Johnson that nearly won the game,” he writes 647 words about the controversial almost-touchdown by Calvin Johnson that nearly won the game. It’s a good thing I forgot about the controversial almost-touchdown by Calvin Johnson that nearly won the… (read more)

Final WPS Attendance Numbers

The regular season is over, and the second year of Women’s Professional Soccer saw a 23% drop in overall average league attendance. Only the Boston Breakers were able to improve on their average from year one, going from 4,183 per game to a league-leading 4,490. The league average went from 4,684 to 3,588, a drop… (read more)

See You In 2010…Or Something

From time to time I check in on things like the proposed new United States Football League, and today I see this, which tells us they’ll either start in 2011 with six to eight teams or in 2012 with eight to twelve teams. I vote for never with no teams, despite the fact their well-intentioned… (read more)

Programming Note

The high school football game I’m broadcasting Friday night is supposed to be carried live on iBNSports.com at 7pm PT/10pm ET. It’s the Coconino Panthers from Flagstaff against Peoria’s Raymond S. Kellis Cougars. If it’s not on live for some reason, it’ll be available on demand by sometime Saturday.