Archive for the ‘Mexico’ Category

The Sports Dude Goes To Mexico City and Lives To Write About It

Monday, August 17th, 2009

A few months ago, Bill Simmons had ESPN soccer announcer Rob Stone as a guest on his radio show to talk soccer - a rarity on the Sports Guy's show. Listening to Simmons trip over soccer concepts and names made ardent soccer supporters cringe. But he admitted during the segment, ...

Join Or Die: U.S.-Mexico Live Blog!

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Game time is fast approaching (4 p.m. EST, Telemundo/mun2), and I'm getting amped. Even though the game isn't on the ESPN family of networks, the Worldwide Leader is actually doing a good job of hyping the game and breaking it down. Bob Ley and Alexi Lalas are actually in Mexico City ...

Join Or Die Tomorrow For U.S.-Mexico Live Blog!

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

The U.S. soccer team’s inevitable trip to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa has its biggest test so far when it travels to Mexico City for Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier. The Americans’ troubles south of the border have been well documented. (The U.S. is 0-22-1 on Mexican dirt.) Mexican winger Andres ...