Speed Read: Tucson Gets Porn Climax To SB XLIII

If you thought Super Bowl XLIII was exciting on its own, you should have seen it in Tucson.

(Hey! That’s not Larry Fitzgerald!)
According to the ARIZONA DAILY STAR, viewers in Tucson, right in the heart of Cardinals country, had the climactic moments of Sunday’s Super Bowl extravaganza co-opted by a cable porn network called CLUB […]


Horrible Timing: $115M Soccer Stadium, No ESPN

If Philadelphia fans were having a bad day dealing with the aftermath of yet another Eagles collapse, it’s probably getting even worse for Delaware County, the suburban Philadelphia site of the city’s new MLS team. According to the DELCO DAILY TIMES, the Delaware County Council finally approved the sale of $28.6 million in bonds — […]


MLS Goes American Idol: Seattle Fans Pick Player

It’s just the latest proof that the world of sports is nearing total apocalypse, but it’s a good one: the MLS’s newest team, the Seattle Sounders, are officially opening the team’s final roster spot to the whimsy of largely uneducated, online fans.

(This guy was a reality TV hit, but can Seattle copy Chivas’ thunder?)
According […]


Crew Proves You Can Win A Title In Columbus

You probably didn’t notice with all the football going on (Giants, cough, Cardinals, cough), but the Columbus Crew, the best team in MLS all season, won the MLS Cup this afternoon, 3-1, in sunny Southern California. While MLS Commissioner Don Garber was busy brushing up his Spanish accent so he could pronounce Guillermo Barros Schelotto, […]


Pair of Red Bulls Crash With Drug Suspensions

I guess it was only a matter of time before a performance-enhancing drug scandal rocked the world of American soccer. I, for one, am glad that they are ridding everybody else’s national pastime of PEDs. The last thing we need is MLS becoming more entertaining.

With two games remaining in the regular season, Jon Conway and […]


Blog Jam: Michael Phelps’ Thug Motivation 101

THE APPLE CORE speculates on Michael Phelps’ rap-centric iPod playlist. So he’s getting doped up before the race by listening to Young Jeezy?

LIQUID GENERATION has a video montage of The Greatest Gymnastics Crashes. And yes, the guy running into the vault horse - the Citizen Kane of gymnastics bloopers - is in there.
TIME proposes using […]


Brawl Between Brits, MLS Fans At Soccer Friendly

Yesterday the Columbus Crew of the MLS and West Ham of the English Premiere League took the pitch in Columbus, OH (the same Ohio that also hosted the open wheel racing catfight between Danica Patrick and Milka Duno on Saturday) for an exhibition friendly.

Things escalated quickly when the *always-friendly* West Ham fans found themselves in […]