Archive for the ‘US Soccer’ Category

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 ...

Just Like They Drew It Up

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Clint Dempsey said it best when reflecting on the U.S. Soccer team's chances of reaching the semifinals of the Confederations Cup: "The odds were slim." Excellent analysis "Deuce," now get to practicing. Hard. The stars and stripes pulled off what can only be described as a full-fledged miracle Sunday afternoon. They needed ...

Yes We Can!

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

OK, so on Monday the U.S. lost to Italy in its opening game of the Confederations Cup, a tuneup for next year’s World Cup in South Africa. The Americans hung with the defending world champions - much like they did in the 2006 World Cup - and took a lead into ...

U.S. Soccer Takes A Dump On My Chest

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

What the hell was that? U.S. Soccer, are you kidding me? Wednesday night’s World Cup Qualifier against Costa Rica was an absolute disgrace. As former U.S. captain and current broadcaster John Harkes said mid-telecast, “I’m angry.” Damn right. And he should be.  The Americans got absolutely buzzsawed 3-1 by the Ticos (a consolation late ...

Time To Put It On Their Chin

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

I'm on my way to Columbus for the U.S.-Mexico World Cup Qualifier tonight. Get hyped.

Calling Lou Dobbs and Zachary Taylor

Monday, February 9th, 2009

It’s the best rivalry in all the world. Better than that highly pubbed UNC-Duke battle on Wednesday or the Red Sox-Yankees, Lakers-Celtics, Ohio State-Michigan, Jesus vs. Jews and Jon Lovitz vs. Andy Dick rivalries. It’s USA vs. Mexico, bitches. Need a history lesson? Excuse me while I nut in my pants. Why am ...