Tag Archives: Christie Rampone

Tuesday – That's All – Just Tuesday

In a bit of a rush this morning, as usual. Our black lab Willie came up lame yesterday. He has a chronic shoulder problem which something seems to have exacerbated. This morning he seems a little bit better, but still … Continue reading

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OMG – Kia Does It!

Tasha scored in the 90th minute – on what sounds like an absolutely brilliant goal (assist from Rampone). This pulls out the 1-0 win for the USWNT who continue undefeated in the 2009 Algarve. Hope somebody posts video of this … Continue reading

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Catching Up This Saturday!

Phew – I feel like it’s been a long time since I sat down with some good strong coffee and just caught up here. There’s lots of news in the soccer world as the WPS season kick-off is just weeks … Continue reading

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Slow Starting Sunday

Hmmm – the usual internet issues this morning – and an e-mail from FairPoint indicating that my webspace is now available.  Hey FairPoint – it ain’t my webspace that’s the problem.  Could you maybe help me with the little e-mail … Continue reading

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Soccer, and That's All – Almost

As the Senate gets ready to vote on a new bill to stave off economic disaster, and Sarah prepares (feverishly) to debate, and George Will joins the ranks of those who see her as unqualified to serve … and some … Continue reading

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Soccer Sundries and a US Women's B-ball Preview

The USWNT kicks off against Japan tomorrow morning at 5AM ET and will (hopefully) field a team with its heads screwed on more securely than on Wednesday! I like to think that Wednesday’s game was a collective test, to see … Continue reading

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Cindy McCain's Small Plane and Other Wednesday Wrinkles

Here’s Cindy McCain speaking about “the only way to get around in Arizona.” (This is way too easy … I think I’m starting to feel a tad mean-spirited and guilty.) I’ll get over it, though. Mark Zeigler writes from San … Continue reading

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SI on Solo, Huffington on Nearly Everything Else!

Sports Illustrated has come out with a more in-depth article than I’ve seen to date on Hope Solo, Briana Scurry, and the USWNT’s World Cup Loss to Brazil. Basically, though, my response to this piece is, “Yada, yada, yada.” Not … Continue reading

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Of All the Gall!

I sure hope her recovery goes smoothly and well! clipped from http://www.ussoccer.com U.S. Captain Christie Rampone Has Surgery to Remove Her Gall Bladder “The surgery went well and I’m feeling great,” said Rampone. “I was in good hands and my … Continue reading

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Captain Rampone

Here’s an article by Karyn Lush about Christie Rampone and how she’s growing into the USWNT Captaincy … and how she, as well as her dynamics with the team, have been affected by the presence of one Ms. Rylie Rampone.  Can … Continue reading

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