Tag Archives: World Cup

In case you were wondering …

… it’s DAMN cold here in NH! Now that I’ve got that off my chest, gotta let you know that WPS has finalized its 2011 schedule … reducing the number of matches to 18 and taking a break in deference … 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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Former VP Dick Cheney hospitalized for tests

I will refrain from saying ‘most everything that I am thinking, because it is a lovely morning and the air is soft and the day is new.  And who can know the fibrillating vagaries of another’s heart?  All I can … 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 Meanderings

It sure looks like a hot day is on the way today … with thunderstorms on the horizen.  I’ve been taking a slow tour of some favorite haunts, noting that Boltgirl has significantly changed her site’s look … tho’ the … 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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Phinally Phriday

It’s finally Friday, and after work today I’ll be driving over Hogback to HollyCornblog’s house! She says she’ll have the chiminea going and some homebrews ready for sampling when I get there! In soccer news I see that, apparently, a … Continue reading

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Catching Up This Saturday!

Phew – I feel like it’s been a long time since I sat down with some good strong coffee and just caught up here. There’s lots of news in the soccer world as the WPS season kick-off is just weeks … Continue reading

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Soccer, soccer, soccer!

The USWNT plays China in snowy Detroit today (while the UAW and the rest of us wait for news of the auto industry bailout … and snow falls in Michigan, and here in NH .. and presumably pretty much everywhere … Continue reading

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Storms, Soccer, Streep (and Maybe a Touch of Strep) on Sunday

HollyCornblog is back on line and sent along some photos of what it was looking like in her world yesterday. Here’s a beauty! In the meantime, I had the occasion to drive over toward the Monadnock region of NH (actually … Continue reading

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