Tag Archives: FIFA

Of Gods, Referees and Umpires

I’d love to hear what our friends PaulaR (field hockey and basketball referee) and Boltgirl (who I believe is a soccer ref) think about all the focus on referees, umpires, reviewing vs. not reviewing calls, etc.  The most recent example … Continue reading

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Tuesday's Random Blurbs After Some Car Time on Monday

Yesterday I spent a good two hours in the car … which generally leads to some random thoughts and bits of information streaming by and sticking somewhere.  You guys are now the happy recipients of this … for whatever it … Continue reading

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Soccer, Soccer, Soccer, and then Some Soccer this Saturday

There’s quite a bit on the soccer news front, as you may have guessed from the headline this morning.  The WPS has held its combines on the East and West coasts, and is gearing up for its draft on Friday, … Continue reading

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The Administration That Cried Wolf, McCain's Mental Status, the WPS, and Happy Birthday HollyCornblog!

Lots to write about today … and let me start with what’s been nagging at me ever since this whole Wall Street debacle became the latest national emergency.  I keep thinking, “What if this really is an emergency?  Bush certainly … Continue reading

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Of Phelps and Other Phenomena (Like the USWNT)!

Michael Phelps broke Mark Spitz’ gold medal record last night -an amazing feat, indeed. I don’t know about you, but I find such milestones diminished by the hype … the marketing … the hoopla … the commentary. The events and … Continue reading

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Women's Soccer Quarterfinal Previews and Predictions

Andrea Canales has put up her previews and predictions on ESPNsoccernet. And here’s Marta talking about the Brazil-Norway match-up tomorrow. European women’s soccer is showcased in the Sweden-Germany quarterfinal, and here’s a nice piece about Pia from the FIFA site. … 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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Beulah?

I’m away – so can’t check Beulah’s site myself.  However, if she’s posted about either of the USWNT vs. Brazil games, you’ll find it here! Meanwhile – if Beulah’s not posting, here’s some good stuff from FIFA and from the … Continue reading

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