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And Crap Again

I see they are calling for Pia’s head over on BigSoccer … as the USWNT teeters on the brink of NOT QUALIFYING for the WWC.  This is strange new territory for the USWNT … after they were upset by Mexico … Continue reading

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Tina Charles is Shining for the Sun!

Just as JBD would have predicted, Tina Charles is having a knock-em-dead season.  Notching her sixth double-double in a row this past Tuesday, Charles now has 12 of ’em in her first 15 games.  This little tidbit comes from Swish … 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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Obama Continues to Come Through (and Saturday is Here)!

Yesterday President Barack Obama repealed the Mexico City Policy – the infamous gag rule that pulled funding from health care providers who offered (or even just talked about) certain health care options for women.  Yeah, you know what I’m talking … Continue reading

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Soccer This Saturday, and Some Other Stuff, Yeah

There is actually women’s soccer on TV this Sunday – amazing!  On the national team side of things, the Youth National Team is in Chile, where they play in the finals of their World Cup in a game that is … Continue reading

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Plaxico Weirdness? Chris Matthews Running? Other Sunday Sundries …

One of the oddest stories I noticed yesterday was about Plaxico Burress shooting himself in the leg. That seems a particularly inept and bizarre move in a strange year for Plaxico. The Redskins-Giants game was looking like a close call … Continue reading

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And in Sports … Olympic Stories, USWNT Controversy Reviewed, etc.

Here’s a nice piece from the Fort Worth Star Telegram about some of the stories to watch at the 2008 Olympics. Then we have the outlook for the Phillies … which, in typical Phillies’ fashion, looks like it’s likely to … Continue reading

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