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Saturday Quickie

Man oh man oh man – here’s Glenn Beck making fun of Obama’s Aunt – and a bunch of other people, too.  This is why I’ve been staying away from the news in favor of b-ball and soccer.  What a … 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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Ahhhhh Saturday Morning!

Have you been having trouble this week keeping track of what day it is?  I’m not complaining about the Thursday Holidays, mind you – but it’s made for some serious disorientation.  Nice and quiet at work, though.  I’ve been digging … Continue reading

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Things You Need to Know This Thursday

First and foremost, you need to know that Joe the Plumber was appalled by McCain, but kinda almost felt a “presence” when he was around Ms. Sarah Palin.  Okay, so call me prurient or nasty or sick, or whatever, but … Continue reading

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So Much Depends …

I read on The Writer’s Almanac that it’s William Carlos Williams’ birthday today.  He wrote one of my favorite poems – The Red Wheelbarrow. so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens. … 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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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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Piercy, Phelps, Phillies, Phantastic Phootball Phanatics … and of Course the USWNT … and Elvis!

First (from The Writer’s Almanac), a wonderful poem by Marge Piercy to start your day with something introspective – before diving into the usual sports-centric deluge! This poem runs along the thought-path I was pursuing last night just before sleep. … Continue reading

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USWNT v. Canada … 23 Hours and Counting

Tomorrow at 6AM we’ll start the next leg of the Olympic tournament journey. There’s not a lot in the way of soccer news in the interim. The WNT Blog is a good place to track the USWNT’s travels and preparation … Continue reading

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USWNT Notches a Win

After Carli Lloyd’s goal in the first half, the score held and the USWNT defeated a good Japan squad 1-0 to gain three points and move into second place in their group. Next up, New Zealand on Tuesday at 7:45 … Continue reading

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