Tag Archives: Beijing

Congratulations to the Golden USWNT … Ch-ch-ch-ch changes!

Call it change. Call it luck. Call it redemption. Call it bravery. Call it what you will – it’s gold and it’s real and it stays! The USWNT defeated Brazil 1-0 yesterday in extra time after putting on a gritty … Continue reading

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More Pre-Game Analysis and Info …

… but first, congratulations to Usain Bolt on his phenomenal victory in the 200! He is just amazing to watch … how beautifully effortless and strong. Can’t wait to see it tonight! On the USWNT front, we’ve got Lindsey Dolich … Continue reading

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Ten, nine, eight …

Grant Wahl has another excellent article on SI.com – this one focusing on Heather Mitts. Who knew that she ran with the bulls at Pamplona? … and from the St. Petersburg Times, another take on this evolving USWNT – this … Continue reading

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August … if we must!

First, it’s pronounced Soond-HAGH-eh. (You still have ’til 8/6 to practice and get it right! Let’s all give it our best shot, okay?) And for hardcore Pia fans, here are her career tournament stats (from the FIFA site). Second – … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance USA Style: Women Make Strides, and DV is on the Rise

Even as we celebrate women athletes heading to Beijing to compete in the Olympics, it must be sadly noted that domestic violence and deaths of US women at the hands of those “closest” to them is on the rise. With … Continue reading

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Pia Dreams, USWNT News, and a HollyCornblog Update, Too!

Just to keep you up to date … the Red Sox lost and the Phillies won … and there’s nothing from Beulah yet. Rest assured that I’ll post as soon as I see anything! Last night I dreamed that I … Continue reading

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Nice USWNT Video, and Lieberman's Back (And I Don't Mean Joe)

Kudos to Nancy Lieberman who, at age 50, showed her stuff in an appearance for the suspension and injury-depleted Detroit Shock last night. She scored no points, but made a no-look pass that brought the house down! The Shock and … Continue reading

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Monday Catch-Up

After a beautiful weekend away and a great visit with HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew, there’s a lot to catch up on. I’m sure I’ll be back in the swing in a couple of days … but right now it’s pretty slow-going. … Continue reading

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Solo, Scurry, and the USWNT – JordanCornblog Weighs In

In the run-up to the Oly’s it’s interesting to read the analysis being posted about the whole Solo-Scurry-Ryan episode at the 2007 Women’s World Cup. Following on the heels of the SI piece by Grant Wahl, we have commentary from: … Continue reading

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Phillies Phinally Win and Pia Gives a Phabulous Interview!

The Phillies and Chase Utley pulled out of their slump last night with a 4-0 win over the Oakland A’s. Kyle Kendrick pitched 8 strong innings and Utley went 4 for 5 after a long drought. Let’s hope the Phillies … Continue reading

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