Tag Archives: O’Reilly

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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Whither Marta?

In women’s soccer news, there’s the fact that the USWNT posted its final win of 2008 last night, downing China 1-0 in Detroit on the strength of a Heather O’Reilly goal. Pia’s team finishes out the year with a record-setting … Continue reading

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Soccer, and That's All – Almost

As the Senate gets ready to vote on a new bill to stave off economic disaster, and Sarah prepares (feverishly) to debate, and George Will joins the ranks of those who see her as unqualified to serve … and some … Continue reading

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More Pre-Game Analysis and Info …

… but first, congratulations to Usain Bolt on his phenomenal victory in the 200! He is just amazing to watch … how beautifully effortless and strong. Can’t wait to see it tonight! On the USWNT front, we’ve got Lindsey Dolich … 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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Nice USWNT Video, and Lieberman's Back (And I Don't Mean Joe)

Kudos to Nancy Lieberman who, at age 50, showed her stuff in an appearance for the suspension and injury-depleted Detroit Shock last night. She scored no points, but made a no-look pass that brought the house down! The Shock and … Continue reading

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Cindy McCain's Small Plane and Other Wednesday Wrinkles

Here’s Cindy McCain speaking about “the only way to get around in Arizona.” (This is way too easy … I think I’m starting to feel a tad mean-spirited and guilty.) I’ll get over it, though. Mark Zeigler writes from San … Continue reading

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O'Reilly, Scaife, Clinton, Murdoch … Which One of These Doesn't Belong?

Remember that game? Find the similarities amongst the items and then find the one that doesn’t fit? Well … hmmmm … it’s looking to me like they all kind of match. Weird, huh? So Hillary’s now doing interviews with Bill … Continue reading

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USWNT and Canada Take It Deep Into PK's Before It's Over

The USWNT and Canada played to a 0-0 stalemate in regulation, a 1-1 tie in overtime, and then the US won it 6-5 in the shootout. While the US dominated in shots (24-10) and possession, they were not able to … 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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