Tag Archives: soccer

Independence Day

I’ve never been real big on the 4th of July, truth be told.  The Civil War was more my thing.  Internecine warfare was, after all, what we cut our teeth on.  Hard to get it out of your system, once … Continue reading

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Shocking Developments

On the Men’s World Cup front, stop reading right here if you have yesterday’s games on the DVR and still haven’t watched ’em yet.  We were able to keep the score mum here … and thoroughly enjoyed watching that upset … Continue reading

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All Stars, Super Smart Phones, John Edwards … Randomness Rules!

The WPS All Stars face off this evening in a unique format that pits Abby’s team against Marta’s team … with Breakers spread around generously on both sides!  Tune in to Fox Soccer Channel at 7:30 PM EDT to start … Continue reading

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Morning!

Friday sure came fast this week, didn’t it?  I’m honestly not that sure about what happened over the course of the past several days … but we seem to have survived it.  (And the US Men’s Soccer team did, too … Continue reading

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Another HollyCornblog Photo as the USMNT Gets Ready to WIN!

Here’s another great photo sent along by HollyCornblog … imagine it gracing your notecard collection!  😉 Who would you send this beauty to?  Or maybe you’d want to just frame it and keep it for yourself! (Can you tell that … Continue reading

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Of Gods, Referees and Umpires

I’d love to hear what our friends PaulaR (field hockey and basketball referee) and Boltgirl (who I believe is a soccer ref) think about all the focus on referees, umpires, reviewing vs. not reviewing calls, etc.  The most recent example … Continue reading

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Not Only Can They Play Basketball …

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_F8flWogeY then, there are the drums … httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6bJYZtRkcQ and then there’s this 4-part video series … The Quest for Perfection. Thanks, mld … UConn’s got it going on! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yn7mJ8nM8ZM httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWsc7XWOL1w httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6h1XbfUVvBI httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pSO8sMvcOo Not to be forgotten … the USWNT plays … Continue reading

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Brackets? Brackets?

Looks like most follks are getting their picks in order for the Madness to begin.  Just a quick reminder that the Men’s bracket closes at @ noontime tomorrow … women’s same time on Friday.  Are you ready with your picks?  … Continue reading

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Two Cuppa Coffee Morning

As the rain pelts and the wind howls outside, I’m on my second cup of coffee, contemplating a blank screen and toying with the idea of writing something really silly. JordanCornblog has been feeling rather rudderless of late.  (Talking about … Continue reading

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March Rolls Along

I just sent out my initial March Madness e-mail … as the excitement builds.  We had some blog readers participate last year … so be sure to be in touch if you’re interested again and I haven’t contacted you! 😉 … Continue reading

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