Archive for the ‘Newcastle United’ Category

Don’t Ask Michael Chopra To Pick A Winner

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Well-traveled English soccer player Michael Chopra claims $3 million in gambling debts. I know, peanuts. Charles Barkley lost $10 million gambling. But since you've never heard of Michael Chopra (that is unless you're a Newcastle fan), he can't afford that much red ink. Per BBC News: "Your first bet's your worst bet. As ...

Newcastle United Has Its Priorities in Order

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

English Premier League club Newcastle United may not be able to sign new star players, but they can sure bring sexy back. This week, the club launched its own line of women's lingerie, and at the same time, managed to blow a deal for 26-year-old striker Bryan Ruiz. Newcastle United - owned ...

Biggest Game Ever

Monday, May 11th, 2009

  At 3pm ET, Newcastle United is taking on Middlesborough in a game that could all but seal the Mags' relegation to the Championship or nearly save them from it all the while making Hull fans very, very nervous. Even though the teams suck, you're in for some very entertaining soccer. I'm ...

My God! It’s Alan Shearer!

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

In a move the WWE could appreciate, Newcastle United have brought the most beloved player in their history in as manager to help save their season and avoid relegation. They're in the ring, getting beaten down by a gaggle of middling wrestlers, and only Alan Shearer's Kane-like entrance music can ...

In Which McD Tries Not To Sound Like A Newcastle United Dilettante But Fails

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

So Phillips and I have told baseball to go fuck itself for the 2009 season, meaning I don't care that pitchers and catchers report in a couple of weeks, or that Manny Ramirez is sitting RIGHT FUCKING THERE for the Padres, but their currently-getting-divorced owner can't spare a dime (or ...

McD’s Week 15 Picks: Championship Week

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Happy Championship Week to everyone. Just want to point out Utah, Boise State and TCU are all ranked ahead of the Big East champion (Cincinnati) and whoever the ACC champion will be. But do any of those four teams get to go to BCS games? One: Utah, with an outside shot ...