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Winning Another One for "Aunt Pia"

The USWNT defeated Canada 1-0 just a few hours ago, to become Peace Queen Cup champs for the second time on a goal Angela Hucles! Hucles also won the golden ball as the tournament MVP! Here’s the write-up from USSoccer. … Continue reading

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USWNT to Peace Queen Cup Final!

On the strength of two goals by Abby Wambach, the USWNT defeated Italy 2-0 in what sounded (on MatchTracker) like a good effort by the US women. They will face Canada in the final. Kick-off is on June 21 at … Continue reading

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USWNT Commentary from USSF

Finally! clipped from http://www.ussoccer.com The U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Brazil, 1-0, on a 41st minute goal from forward Amy Rodriguez in a scrappy encounter at the 2008 Peace Queen Cup, giving the USA control of Group B and taking … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I’m doing some catching up here this morning, so bear with me. Barack Obama gave a great Father’s Day speech … and here’s Naomi Klein with an important piece questioning where he’s headed with his economic policies. The USWNT came … Continue reading

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Kai Flies High!

This is an awesome article about the new firebrand on the soccer block … Natasha Kai. After a rocky start, Pia is pleased … and when Pia’s pleased, I do believe that we all are. (All of us, that is, … Continue reading

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Saturday the 14th!

Happy Saturday! You’ll be pleased to know that HollyCornblog survived Friday the 13th and didn’t run into any guys in hockey masks! And wow – may I just say that it appears that the Phillies’ bats have come alive? The … Continue reading

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In Which I Mention HollyCornblog but NOT Pia (Oops … Guess I Just Did)!

Smarmy Joe Lieberman continues in his role as McCain’s toady, decrying “partisan attacks” after taking part in them so recently himself. Then there’s that whiny voice … the Dems should definitely give him the boot. And Fox news on Michelle … Continue reading

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USWNT News Flash

I just read on the net that Cat Whitehill tore her ACL while training in Korea yesterday for the Peace Queen Cup. This is obviously a huge disappointment for her – particularly so as she had worked so hard to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Randomness

First – in this great find, Boltgirl gives us another glimpse of the GOP candidate’s foreign relations creds. (I ‘m actually starting to wonder if McCain is okay.) The speculation and curiosity about Obama’s Veep Vetting grows, as does the … Continue reading

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Pia in Korea

According to this brief piece on the Peace Queen Cup site, Pia and the USWNT have arrived in Korea. Tournament play starts on the 14th, and the USWNT has its first match on the 15th. (Note how the flowers kinda … Continue reading

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