Tag Archives: Osborne

Breakers Take It South Today

The Breakers travel to Connecticut to try to secure a play-off spot with Atlanta as their foil … and without the services of some key elements in their success.  Kelly Smith and Alex Scott are off with their fellow Brits, … Continue reading

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Breakers Lose Osborne, Phillies/BoSox Win, Hops are Ready to Harvest, Bret's back, and Dick Hums Along

Sadly, according to my Google Alerts this morning, the Breakers have lost midfielder Leslie Osborne for the season with a fractured collarbone.  Osborne has been amazing for the B’s and I agree with Tony D, who says, “Finishing the season … Continue reading

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Breathtakingly Beautiful Monday

This morning the air has the feel of a September morning – crystal clear and clean, with shadows and sun dapples etched in bright relief.  No confusing what’s what, as the breeze riffles the leaves and I take a deep … 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 Beats Brazil and Tuesday is Off to a Flying Start

Unfortunately, USSF is not exactly being forthcoming on news of the USWNT vs. Brazil game. What I’ve been able to cobble together is that the USWNT won 1-0. The goal was scored by A-Rod. Abby played an awesome game … … Continue reading

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Mitts Tidbits … and Other Lunchtime Fare

Cincinnati’s own Heather Mitts is recovering well from her last injury, and looks to be on track for an Olympic Roster slot. The recently-turned-30 defender has had some PTSD, according to her hometown paper The Enquirer, as USWNT mates Leslie … Continue reading

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More on Cat's ACL – and Then Something Light for Your Lunchtime Enjoyment

Here’s an article from Cat Whitehill’s hometown newspaper, in which her dad seems to speculate about the relationship between hard training and her ACL tear. Pia has definitely had the team training hard – and Cat had been playing catch-up, … Continue reading

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Uh Oh … Osborne Out

Leslie Osborne tore her ACL in training and is out for the Oly’s. I’m sorry to hear that, as she seemed a solid shot for the USWNT roster. It’s got to be extremely difficult, to be this close and have … Continue reading

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