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Archive for October 2010

NFL = No Fun Live

I think today may have been the first NFL game I have attended as a fan since about 1996…no, wait, 2000 (thanks to my awesome girlfriend, Brenda). Anyway, I’m thrilled the Bucs beat the Cardinals in a wild game that maybe wouldn’t have been that wild if Raheem Morris weren’t the dumbest man in America…. (read more)

Attack This, Knave!

I thought this was funny, and not only because Thomas Jefferson is my all-time favorite American:

Q And A With Peter Wilt: “The Goal Is Not Necessarily To Flourish, But To Entertain.”

Peter Wilt has taken on a new soccer challenge, establishing a Major Indoor Soccer League franchise in Chicago that begins play in a month’s time. The Chicago Riot was a late addition to the MISL lineup for 2010-2011, and Wilt’s experience running indoor and outdoor teams in Chicago, Minnesota and Milwaukee will come in handy… (read more)

Fun While It Lasted

And, just like that, the era of the new Rowdies appears to have come to an end. FC Tampa Bay announced today they will discontinue use of the historic “Rowdies” moniker “until further notice,” though honcho Andrew Nestor points to “positive developments in this process” and says he looks forward to “a quick resolution.” The… (read more)

Top Of The World

Well, maybe not. But here’s the view from the roof of the tallest building in Arizona, anyway. I had to go up there today for something for work. At 38 stories, the Chase Tower is the Grand Canyon State’s tallest building. I have no idea why the audio dropped out on the second clip, but… (read more)

Programming Note

Because I know Friday nights are a great time to stay in and watch sports on your computer, I’ll be calling the Liberty/Verrado high school football game tonight at 7pm PT/10pm ET live on Go here to (hopefully) find the live broadcast of the game in about two and a half hours.