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Kay Yow Dies

I added a new site to my links:  She’s a Baller – all things having to do with women’s b-ball.  In the course of doing that, I saw the sad news that Kay Yow has died at age 66, after … Continue reading

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Happy 2009, Everyone!

2008 was quite a year, was it not?  We had economic turmoil, the history-making US election, Palin family values, the ascension of Rachel Maddow, the Olympics (including the USWNT’s Gold medal) … and doing every Rocky-loving, cheese-steak craving, Broad Street … Continue reading

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Storms, Soccer, Streep (and Maybe a Touch of Strep) on Sunday

HollyCornblog is back on line and sent along some photos of what it was looking like in her world yesterday. Here’s a beauty! In the meantime, I had the occasion to drive over toward the Monadnock region of NH (actually … Continue reading

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Rushed Saturday Stuff …

This morning’s post will likely be quick, as I’ve gotta make 2 dozen sandwiches for some soccer-game tailgating by 7:30 AM.  But enough about me! On Truthdig I came upon this Palin Perspective from John Dean (yes, that John Dean).  … Continue reading

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Quick Soccer Updates

The USWNT, along with other US Gold Medalists, will be on Oprah today … whenever Oprah is on in your world.  😉 I do not know whether coaches are included or not … but am guessing that, if invited, Pia … Continue reading

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More (lighter) Soccer News

I’m happy to see that the Bay Area (San Jose, to be specific) will be joining the WPS for the 2009 season.  “Play kicks off in the spring of 2009, with WPS teams based in the Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, … Continue reading

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Sunday Sundries

The Phillies won (Mets and Marlins lost) and Beulah has posted her match report! (Sounds like she had a tough time getting it onto her site .. but it’s up and a very good read as always!) In other commentary, … Continue reading

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Tons of Good USWNT Stuff as They Go for the Gold versus Brazil!

The news wires are now full of player profiles, match reports, you name it, as the US women’s soccer team gears up for its gold medal match versus Brazil on Thursday morning. This team is living up to the Nike … Continue reading

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USWNT and Brazil Through to Gold Medal Match

The USWNT and Brazil both won in convincing fashion and will face off on Thursday morning (9AM ET) in the gold medal match. Germany and Japan (maybe it’s me … but doesn’t that sound awfully World War Twoish?) will square … 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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