Bend It Like Shunsuke

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

  OK, I think we can all agree that Japanese game shows can provide us with hours upon hours of entertainment. And while former Celtic midfield maestro Shunsuke Nakamura didn't get hit in the junk, he probably wouldn't have a problem kicking a ball into your trunk. OK, OK, that was ...

King Eric Sets Aim At The Real French Throne

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Imagine Ron Artest Metta World Peace running for President. It could happen. Well probably not. I only bring it up because of MWP's fan interaction during the Malice in the Palace. Why? Because eccentric Manchester United legend Eric Cantona is looking into running for the French presidency. That's right. The same Eric Cantona ...

Let’s Play Some Russian Roulette In A British Courtroom

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

It's been called the Lawsuit of the Year. A team owner in the midst of a high-profile breakup that could cost big bucks. No, I'm not talking about Frank and Jaime McCourt and the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Though who doesn't love limo driver-induced infidelity that brings one of MLB's banner franchises to ...

Gaddafi Straddled The Liverpudlian Fence

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi's death this week sparked celebrations as well as outrage - all the while rocking the Liverpool soccer community. How, you ask? According to British newspaper, The Mirror, Qaddafi was a big supporter of Everton FC: "Everton's win against Sunderland will have provided some temporary relief for one of their biggest fans. ...

Roy Keane Might Finally Have A Reason To Be Frosty

Monday, September 5th, 2011

He has a stare colder than William Edward Parry's testicles. Now Roy Keane might have the frigid address to match. The former Manchester United wrecking ball is supposedly in talks with Iceland to become the nation's new manager. No, I didn't misspell Ireland. Roy Keane, former captain of the Emerald Isle, is apparently ...

Spanish Soccer Players Go On Strike

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

First it was the NFL, then the NBA and now Spanish soccer's top division (known as La Liga) is facing serious labor strife. OK, now this is just getting ridiculous. The start of La Liga's season is now in jeopardy as the players are seeking a new collective bargaining agreement. Luis ...

USA vs. Mexico: Live Blog

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

USA vs. Mexico: Live Blog