Tag Archives: USA

What I Am Learning

As I read the responses to the tragic assassination attempt in Arizona, one of the biggest things that I am learning is how very fragile the so-called pundits of the right-wing are.  I mean fragile in the sense that any … Continue reading

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And Crap Again

I see they are calling for Pia’s head over on BigSoccer … as the USWNT teeters on the brink of NOT QUALIFYING for the WWC.  This is strange new territory for the USWNT … after they were upset by Mexico … Continue reading

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59-59

You thought I’d be writing about the USA, didn’t you?  But this 10-hour, still-undecided tennis match, tops the list of sporting news, I’m afraid.  These guys … John Isner and Nicholas Mahut … are in the throes of qualifying for … Continue reading

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Sunday Celebrations!

Oh my god.  All I can say is “Oh, my god!”  We added a wireless access point on the third floor of our house yesterday (where I am writing) and it has opened up whole new vistas!  No longer do … Continue reading

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Soccer, Soccer, Soccer, and then Some Soccer this Saturday

There’s quite a bit on the soccer news front, as you may have guessed from the headline this morning.  The WPS has held its combines on the East and West coasts, and is gearing up for its draft on Friday, … Continue reading

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Ringing Out the Old, Ringing In the New

Randomness rules this morning, as 2008 draws to a close with a snowy NH forecast, fighting continuing in the Middle East, a new President in the wings, the WPS (that’s Women’s Professional Soccer for those not well-versed in key JordanCornblog … Continue reading

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Soccer This Saturday, and Some Other Stuff, Yeah

There is actually women’s soccer on TV this Sunday – amazing!  On the national team side of things, the Youth National Team is in Chile, where they play in the finals of their World Cup in a game that is … Continue reading

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Gratitude Gives Way as Shoppers Rampage

This isn’t funny at all. It’s bizarre.  Unfathomable.  It’s one of those incidents that makes me feel like America is just a big, mindless appetite, ravening and rampaging. What am I talking about?  This. Suddenly, witnesses and the police said, … Continue reading

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Winding Down, Winding Up

Wow – it’s very hard to believe that August is nearly over. It’s back to school time … the leaves are starting to have that wee bit of color that portends major changes … and my vacation is winding down. … Continue reading

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Nicole Petignat (I Had a Little Down Time) … and Some Pre-Game Thoughts from Tony DiCicco!

Seeing Nicole Petignat on Monday reffing the USWNT-Japan game brought back some really, really bad memories. Having a moment or two, here, I thought I’d Google her and see what came of it. I found, as one might expect, that … Continue reading

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