Tag Archives: Stanford

Congrats to the Cardinal

Yup, Stanford ended UConn’s streak with a strong performance against a Husky team that never really looked like themselves.  (In truth, they looked a little like the Tuesday night Eagles.) Great performance by the Stanford women.  My only complaint is … Continue reading

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Alice … Don't Bother Looking for Condi …

Just a quick note before I head out.  Gotta let my friend Alice know that when she’s out at Stanford she needn’t look for Condi.  Seems the ex-Bushie is now traveling with Aretha! Condaretha (as I like to call the … Continue reading

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Can FC Sky Blue Regroup?

Well, there is big news on the WPS front with the firing of Ian Sawyers as the FC sky blue coach.  Should be interesting to watch Sunday’s game as FC sky blue versus the Breakers is the match being televised … Continue reading

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Louisville Does It – Breakers Don't

Amazing game last night as the Louisville Cardinels took it to Oklahoma and are moving on to the national championship game.  Angel McCoughtry came back after a dismal first half and scored 14 of her 18 points in the second … Continue reading

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Swimming, Soccer, and other Sunday Stuff

I’m loving the warmer temps here in NH, as the sun rises on this February Sunday! Have you heard of Jennifer Figge?  She just completed the amazing feat of swimming from the Cape Verde Islands to Trinidad … at the … Continue reading

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Plaxico Weirdness? Chris Matthews Running? Other Sunday Sundries …

One of the oddest stories I noticed yesterday was about Plaxico Burress shooting himself in the leg. That seems a particularly inept and bizarre move in a strange year for Plaxico. The Redskins-Giants game was looking like a close call … Continue reading

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Coffee in Hand – I am Back

Boy – a little queasy, though.  Soap-infused coffee is definitely not something I recommend on a rainy Tuesday morning. Speaking of which – is it me, or do you associate Tuesday’s with rain?  Thursday’s, too.  In my mind those are … Continue reading

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Memo to The Red States (From the Blue States)

This morning a friend sent me this excellent “memo” that has been making the rounds on the Internet. You’ll have to check it out! Dear Red States, We’re ticked off at the way you’ve treated California , and we’ve decided … Continue reading

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Soccer Sundries and a US Women's B-ball Preview

The USWNT kicks off against Japan tomorrow morning at 5AM ET and will (hopefully) field a team with its heads screwed on more securely than on Wednesday! I like to think that Wednesday’s game was a collective test, to see … Continue reading

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Happy B-day Arianna – Plus the Usual Soccer Stuff and Other Miscellany

Yes, according to The Writer’s Almanac, it’s Arianna Huffington’s birthday. Best wishes – and I’m glad your journey landed you in the blogosphere! From the Huffington Post, here’s a good piece my Tom Matzzie about the ongoing lobbying  from big … Continue reading

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