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 ...

McD’s I Have Nothing Better To Do Tonight NBA Draft Live Blogapalooza

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

6:50 - Evening. This is around the 5,000th live blog of the NBA Draft going on tonight, and at least 1,000 of those are more qualified to dissect tonight's picks than I am. But hey, screw it, I need something to do tonight. I'll be live-blogging with a heavy heart ...

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 ...

OK, This Is Getting Ridiculous

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

We've had several reports on how Spanish athletes and fans are racist, crazy, stupid, or all of the above, but this is getting out of hand. Yesterday, Spanish soccer giant Real Madrid was fined because of the way its fans treated a referee. "Real Madrid have been fined 3,000 euros ($3,900) ...

The Inquisition, What A Show…

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Horry Cow! The Spanish are racists? Who knew? Um, pretty much everyone on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Spanish athletics have, pardon the word usage, a pretty large black-eye when it comes to tolerance. And that tradition continues. Prior to leaving for Beijing the Spanish men's basketball team posed in an ad ...