Mexican skier to don mariachi suit in Sochi

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

So, have you heard the one about the Mexican skier who lives in Liechtenstein that will be wearing a mariachi suit as he heads down the slopes at this year's Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia? There is no punchline here, because clearly we'd be going for a subset of people with ...

United States soccer qualifies for 2014 World Cup with win over Mexico

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The United States men's national soccer team is officially headed to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after a wild Tuesday night. The American men beat Mexico 2-0 in Columbus, Ohio in a wonderful performance that continued their recent streak of excellent play against their rivals to the south. But the ...

USA vs. Mexico: Live Blog

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

USA vs. Mexico: Live Blog

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 ...

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, ...

Weekend Link Dump! Brought To You By Hexing Tiger Woods

Friday, August 14th, 2009

And yes, before you ask, this is a blatant attempt to create a little drama at Hazeltine this weekend because it sure as hell looks like Tiger is gonna run away with this thing. I don't necessarily want him to lose; I just want something to watch on Saturday and ...

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 ...