Archive for the ‘Go America’ Category

Week 14 Picks: Conference Championship Week

Friday, November 30th, 2007

It's championship week in college football, one of the best weeks there is. Yet it's also sad because it's the last full week of games for the season. After this, it's all bowl predictions and I can only creep towards .500 one game at a time. It's just not the ...

Why Is Anyone Gambling On Tennis?

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

There is a mushrooming scandal in professional tennis currently and, let's face it, it's not exactly big news in America. For years and years, apparently, tennis players have been approached by gamblers and offered money to throw matches. I know what you're thinking: why isn't he writing about more important ...

UFC 74 Preview: What Did The Five Fingers Say To The Face?

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Once again, the UFC has a storyline that's too fun to pass up. Randy "The Natural" Couture's 44-year-old ass is defending his title against the Cro Cop-killa, Gabriel Gonzaga. We're not paying for it ourselves, but we will be viewing the action at a local establishment and making loud, jingoistic ...

Our Boys Overseas Came Through

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Anyone notice a distinct lack of an end-of-the-world feeling on July 15th? Admittedly, it was 10 days ago, but try and think back because on that day, America reclaimed its rightful place in worldwide sports. We know you were all on the edge of your seats, but we thought we'd ...

Some One Call Jimmy Roberts

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Oscar Pistorius is a South African sprinter who finished seventh in an eight-man field in the 400 meters at the Norwich Union British Grand Prix over the weekend. This is a story that reeks of being a non-story except that Pistorius has no legs; he runs using carbon fiber "blades." ...

Adu, Bradley Lead U.S. To Quarterfinals

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Despite being down late in the match and being dominated for most of it, the US Under-20 national team knocked off Uruguay 2-1 in overtime yesterday, to advance to the quarterfinals at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.After a first half that saw the US on the defensive throughout, the Americans ...

It’s Not Okay To Lose This One

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

Other than the Basketball World Championships and the World Baseball Classic, doesn't there seem to be a void that needs to be filled in terms of world championships in sports that America invented?Ladies and Gents, the World Cup of American Football. Finally, an international competition which we're guaranteed to win. ...

Shocking

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

Team USA lost yet again in the Copa American tournament in Venezuela. This time the loss came at the hands of Paraguay 3-1. We know, the score shocks you. It shocked us. We'll give you time to recover. Obviously no one saw this coming.That's right, this incarnation of the American ...