If the US Men’s National Soccer team fell down in the woods, would anyone hear?

I’m going to go ahead and write about soccer for the 2.2% of my readers that actually care about it.  (Note: that figure’s probably high). It’s been a few years since I’ve touched upon the world’s most popular sport.  It’ll Continue reading If the US Men’s National Soccer team fell down in the woods, would anyone hear?

Twitter Blatter: Internet has field day with ex-FIFA prez

This just in!  Soccer’s corrupt. Wait, you already knew that.  That’d be like telling you the sky is blue or Adrian Peterson has poor parenting skills. In news that came as a shock to no one, FIFA’s Sepp Blatter resigned Continue reading Twitter Blatter: Internet has field day with ex-FIFA prez

What the hell is going on in… ?

What the hell is going on in Philadelphia? Chip Kelly is 51 years old.  He’s been around football a long time.  He’s coached in high school, college and now the pros.  I’m pretty sure if he’s a racist, we would Continue reading What the hell is going on in… ?

Lionel Messi, Jerry West and the gut-wrenching uselessness of the individual accolade

The World Cup is finally over much to the chagrin of soccer fans that eat, drink and breathe the sport but much to the enjoyment of Americans who still can’t grasp concepts like offside and stoppage play.  (Think outside the Continue reading Lionel Messi, Jerry West and the gut-wrenching uselessness of the individual accolade

A tale of two cities

Argentinians took to the streets of Miami this week in celebration of their World Cup semifinals victory over the Netherlands.  Blue and white shirts and flags adorned the streets of South Beach with every last Argentine partying until last call Continue reading A tale of two cities

A fever-inspired, sports world turned upside-down Chumpservations, Vol. 32

I’ve been bed-ridden lately with a pretty nasty fever so I apologize for not contributing my usual batch of internet clutter.  The good news is that my doctor has ruled out mono, halitosis, gingivitis and chronic tardiness so I got Continue reading A fever-inspired, sports world turned upside-down Chumpservations, Vol. 32

World Cup Fever strikes even in America

I strolled into my bar the other day, five to ten minutes late for lack of sleep but still confident I could set up the place in time to show every customer, from my first to my last, the finest Continue reading World Cup Fever strikes even in America