Tag Archives: Grant Wahl

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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Can FC Sky Blue Regroup?

Well, there is big news on the WPS front with the firing of Ian Sawyers as the FC sky blue coach.  Should be interesting to watch Sunday’s game as FC sky blue versus the Breakers is the match being televised … Continue reading

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More USWNT Stuff and a Peek at Margaret McWethy's Show!

We’ve got some more quick updates and prognostications about tomorrow’s USWNT match with Japan – first, from Japanese coach Norio Sasaki, who is full of confidence after Japan’s run through Group G. It may prove to be a sad irony … Continue reading

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Beulah's Match Report and Other News of the USWNT and Beyond

Here’s Beulah’s match report. I’m always so pleased when one or two things I noticed show up in Beulah’s write-up! I continue to be impressed with HAO’s play – and was also very glad to see Mitts playing more like … Continue reading

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Ten, nine, eight …

Grant Wahl has another excellent article on SI.com – this one focusing on Heather Mitts. Who knew that she ran with the bulls at Pamplona? … and from the St. Petersburg Times, another take on this evolving USWNT – this … Continue reading

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Sports Saturday (Sorry Non-Sports Fans) … It's Soccer, McNabb, and Other Stuff

On the USWNT front, Lindsey Dolich has posted a nice preview on ESPNsoccernet about this post-Abby team. Abby’s injury “forces the issue” as far as the USWNT’s transformation goes. And I have my suspicions that the “liberating” aspects of the … Continue reading

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Solo, Scurry, and the USWNT – JordanCornblog Weighs In

In the run-up to the Oly’s it’s interesting to read the analysis being posted about the whole Solo-Scurry-Ryan episode at the 2007 Women’s World Cup. Following on the heels of the SI piece by Grant Wahl, we have commentary from: … Continue reading

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