TheBaker’s World Cup Breakdown: Group A

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

You knew it would have to take something pretty special to wake me from my hibernation. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I give you the World Cup. We here at Rumors and Rants will break down each group, giving you all the information you’ll need to know leading up to the world’s ...

U.S. Soccer: Red, White, Black And Blue

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Alright U.S. Soccer, do us all a favor. Cancel the remaining friendlies leading up to the World Cup. Pull the entire roster from club play, send them to a beach resort where lovely women will massage them daily. Provide them with hyperbaric chambers to sleep in. We’re less than 100 days ...

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Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

100 days until the World Cup begins - Steady Burn Apparently, it's "safe" for the Big Ten to expand. I'm glad it's Rutgers getting all the talk. Heaven knows we wouldn't want anyone actually good at any sports to join the league - No Guts, No Glory Tony Greene is bad at ...

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Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Yeah, screw that pool - Strait Pinkie ...because we're the Yankees - Bootlegger Sports Only in the NFL would it be considered a good move if a team cuts its leading rusher - Star-Ledger I'd say MLB made some money last year - The Biz of Baseball Fedor is going to fight again in ...

EPL Puts Portsmouth In Deep Freeze

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

English Premier League club Portsmouth F.C. is in financial crisis. It can’t pay its players nor its creditors.  On Tuesday, the EPL placed Portsmouth on a transfer embargo for being unable to pay off debts owed on prior transfers. This all the while being owned by billionaire oil-rich Saudis, who claim to have ...

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Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Why does anyone want to play at Louisville? - Strait Pinkie Charlie Weis to KC as their OC? I'm sold! Another five years of dominance for the Chargers - Midwest Sports Fans Guh, Pacquiao/Mayweather is off again - No Guts, No Glory Charles Barkley is hilarious, wading into the Texas/'Bama championship game - ...

U.S. Soccer Tries To Beat England A Few Months Early

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Ever since the World Cup draw was released on Friday, American soccer fans have been salivating at the chance to nip the uppity English in Group C. England, ranked ninth in FIFA’s world rankings, is home to arguably the world’s most competitive domestic league and boasts a bevy of top flight ...

Players To Refund Fans After Epic Fail

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Earlier this year, Oregon football head coach Chip Kelly reimbursed a disgruntled fan after the Ducks were beaten at Boise State. Tony Seminary sent Kelly and e-mail with an invoice of his expenses for his trip to Boise and asked for a refund after Oregon’s embarrassment, which included LaGarrette Blount’s ...