Lindsey Vonn Embraces New Discharge Of Duties

From an appearance last month by Lindsey Vonn at the New York Red Bulls’ first game in their new stadium in Harrison, N.J.:

Perhaps Lindsey should borrow a full body condom from Elin for her next public appearance:

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SbB@3: Terrible Seats For A Terribler Economy

You! Yes, you, with the comically small amount of money! Would you like to attend an actual “sporting event” with “nationally recognized teams” and the possibility of seeing a “professional sports superstar”? Fret not! SbB@3 will put you in the cheapest seats imaginable, so you can have the privilege of squinting at millionaires who gave […]

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93,136 Pack Rose Bowl For Galaxy-Barca Match

One of the greatest misconceptions about sports in this country is that Americans don’t like soccer. Vocal contrarian sportswriters love to perpetuate that misconception from their columns, and xenophobic Americans follow suit, ever skeptical of things “not from around here.” Admittedly, it’s not always easy to follow the sport’s top leagues from halfway around the […]

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OK, This Is Wrong, Even By Soccer Fan Standards

I lived in the Pacific Northwest for several years, and I can tell you that it takes a lot to drum up any enthusiasm for a sports rivalry between teams from Washington and Oregon. Such rivalries do exist, but on a more tepid level than you’d see in other areas of the country; Sonics-Trail Blazers […]

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Landon Donovan Rips David Beckham A New One

Landon Donovan is the face of U.S. Soccer: talented but underachieving, too good for MLS but not good enough to the top European leagues. David Beckham is the face of what US Soccer would like to become. The two have always been at odds in that sense, but never more overtly or more publicly than […]

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Speed Read: Artest Once Saw a Chair Kill a Dude

Reality used to be a friend of Ron Artest’s. However, it was long before the public met the kid from St. John’s a decade ago. For example, no one would be surprised to find out the new Gatorade/Tiger Woods cartoons seem like mini-documentaries to the Tru Warier because he has secretly considered himself the NBA’s […]

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Speed Read: Washing Our Hands of the Swine Flu

The discerning reader prefers the news (and most foods) wrapped in bacon and liberally salted with panic. Therefore, we provide your Thursday morning sports-centric swine flu stories to better arm you at the water cooler to pass along the latest gossip mumbled through your faux designer mask:

Texas has suspended all baseball and softball tournaments, eliminated […]

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Yankees Touchy About Empty Seats, Swipe at MLS

The New York Yankees organization has grown tired of hearing about their empty premium seats.  When Bud Selig called in the Yankees and Mets to talk about having to hear about overpriced seats in repeated news cycles, the two New York teams nodded politely and reminded Selig who pays the bills around here. Selig promptly […]

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Speed Read: It’s All A Formality Until The Finals

This was one hell of a starting weekend for the NBA playoffs. We mentioned it before, yes, but we can’t shut up about it because it’s something that ought not be shut up about: Derrick Rose’s highly testicular 36-point performance at the Boston Garden was one of the most remarkable playoff performances in the last, […]

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Groupies Bet $30,000 On Bedding David Beckham

Victoria Beckham will be pressuring her husband to stay in MLS, once she gets a load of this. A pack of Italian groupies have a $30,000 pot to go to the first of them who sleeps with David Beckham.

So while Becks is on loan with AC Milan and Posh is 6,000 miles away in Los […]

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