Tag Archives: goalkeeper

Phinally Phriday

No Phillies game last night – and the Red Sox got pounded.  Love the Sox, but Josh Beckett?  Not so much.  If games like last night taught him some humility, I’d come around. But most likely, it’ll just sharpen his … Continue reading

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Luckinbill and Latham Come Up Big for the Breakers, While Texas Plans Its Exit and Mel Prepares to Lose His Shirt

In what sounded like a wild and woolly second half, Christine Latham and Kristin Luckinbill were major contributors in a nifty 3-1 win for the Boston Breakers. The Breakers scored first, on a PK by Kelly Smith in the 54th … 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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USWNT Wins Another (And Other News of the World)

The USWNT defeated Norway 4-0 yesterday in Fredrikstad, and Abby Wambach scored her 99th career goal! Next up is Sweden on July 5th. Interestingly, the US had not defeated Norway in Norway before – losing and tying their two previous … 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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Robin Roberts Talks to Elizabeth Edwards … and More USWNT Olympic Roster News and Analysis

Here’s just a quick piece from The Huffington Post, highlighting a Robin Roberts interview with Elizabeth Edwards about her commitment to work with the Obama team – especially focusing on health care issues. Meanwhile Charlie Black’s disturbing statement quoted in … Continue reading

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Hey – It's FRIDAY!

I’m in a bit of a hurry this morning, as I’m heading off for a weekend visit to HollyCornblog and Charlie HopBrew this afternoon. Stay tuned for more news on that front. Meanwhile, the USWNT plays Canada tomorrow at RFK. … Continue reading

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Matildas Scare USWNT (Again)

Sorry to be a little late on the uptake, but I was away … so just watched the USWNT vs. Australia game last night. The game ended in a 5-4 win for the US and included some moments of offensive … Continue reading

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