Category Archives: Soccer, etc.

Musings that are less random than Random Thoughts … but sometimes related to sports in only the most tangential and arcane/mystifying ways. You’ll love it!

Go USA!

Megan Rapinoe is the MVP so far – can she keep it up? And can the US Women avenge their World Cup loss to Japan? Stay tuned … and in the meantime, here’s a thoughtful post shared on From a … Continue reading

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A Good Day to Be a Phillies Phan … or a Fan of Any Sort!

So, yes, in this dismaying year (from a baseball perspective, mind you), it begins to look like the best day to be a Phillies Phan is a day when they are not playing. It’s a day they can’t break your … Continue reading

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DWTS and Hope

Well, let me say right from the get go, I kinda wish Hope hadn’t gone all nekkid on us … but then again, I am old(er) and perhaps a bit set in my ways. Just the same, this commentary from … Continue reading

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I Could Not Resist This One!

Last night as I ate dinner and attempted to keep my sweaty self from sticking to random objects around the house, I watched a snippet of Hardball (without Chris Matthews – so the decibels were a little lower – a … Continue reading

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Phew

… USWNT comes through, and we’re off! Here’s Beulah’s take on it all … and I’ll just add … er … yeah … what she said. Oh, and much to my delight (and the chagrin of nearly everyone I know … Continue reading

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USWNT Today

So Alice … what are you doing today? Here’s a thought … starting at 11:45 AM on ESPN … the USWNT quest to win the World Cup … or, might we say, score goals … begins. I. of course, will … Continue reading

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Fantasy Versus Reality

So, here’s the deal.  HollyCornblog has got me thinking about dropping out of Fantasy Football this year.  The more I think about it, the more I like the idea. You see, I grew up in a dysfunctional family … one … Continue reading

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It’s Hard Not to Gloat …

… but I try not to, I really do … as I, for example, watch Cliff Lee pitch a gem of a shut-out (and the Phillies beat the Nats).  It’s beginning to look like they have a pattern going … … Continue reading

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A&M and plrock Prevail

Kudos to dsabler for nearly pulling off an amazing upset … but in the end Notre Dame fell just short … and the Aggies ruled … in a game that was as riveting as the Men’s Final was not! And congrats … Continue reading

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It’s Official

Congratulations to Alice the Elder on winning the Men’s Bracket Challenge!  You will now be able to purchase a LARGE popcorn at your next Red River movie … and possibly a Cabernet as well. Congratulations, also, to the UConn Men. … Continue reading

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