Tag Archives: Kai

Brackets, AIG, Monday Meanderings

The Men’s bracket is up and some folks (you know who you are) have already made their picks.  The women’s bracket will be finalized this evening.  Then we have a couple of days to get everything set before the games … Continue reading

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A Thing of Beauty

Here’s the video of Tasha Kai’s goal for the USWNT in the 90th minute versus Iceland … thank you AMR (whomever you are!). httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxdCBQtJZ3o Meanwhile, I guess Pia wasn’t so happy with the first half …according to the quote sheet … Continue reading

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USWNT vs Iceland on an Icy Friday (Other Stuff, Too)

First off, our friend Alice (who suffers good-humoredly my unrelenting pressure to become a JordanCornblog contributor) is off to tour Florence today.  Happy travels, Alice! Happily, she will not have to leave before the USWNT faces Iceland in their second … Continue reading

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Friday Flotsam (and Jetsam, Too)

I’m very excited to be heading over to HollyCornblog’s house today for a weekend visit. We’ll be doing some chores at the lake like bringing in the dock, bringing in HollyCornblog’s sailboat, etc. I’ll also be inspecting the amazing and … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Golden USWNT … Ch-ch-ch-ch changes!

Call it change. Call it luck. Call it redemption. Call it bravery. Call it what you will – it’s gold and it’s real and it stays! The USWNT defeated Brazil 1-0 yesterday in extra time after putting on a gritty … Continue reading

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Olympic Gold, Silver … and Something Browne That I Like … and the USWNT, Too!

First, congratulations to gymnasts Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson on their gold and silver in the all around, and to Michael Phelps on his 6th gold and 6th world record. On the Browne front, I love it that Jackson Browne … 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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The Roster

Okay – it’s up! Here’s the 18-woman USWNT Roster for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. No big surprises, as far as I can tell. Aly Wagner played herself back into the mix after a long, injury-ridden hiatus – and it … Continue reading

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Fascinating Friday Footie Factoids

Fair Game Magazine has, in this issue, a nice article about the recent documentary featuring the German Women’s National Team. Apparently the documentary has had English subtitles added .. and is available on You-Tube in multiple segments. Cool. It’s been … Continue reading

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USWNT Set for Championship Game

So here’s what I know:  After a scoreless first half, Natasha Kai opened the floodgates, scoring on a poor play by the Norwegian goalie.  Unfortunately, the Fed’s MatchTracker was down for most of the second half … but below is information transcribed … Continue reading

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