Gay Softball World Series Coming To Wisconsin

Hello, Wisconsin! The KENOSHA NEWS reports that the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance will be holding the Gay Softball World Series to their city south of Milwaukee starting August 31, bringing together more than 4,000 players from 37 leagues for what they call the “Super Bowl of Gay Softball.” I wonder if Dean Cain […]


China Demands Silence From Jennie Finch, Others

Sure, Americans are superficial, but in terms of national sensitivity, no country is more image-conscious than China, and nowhere was it more evident than the 2008 Olympics. Their ceremonies were–to put it mildly–extravagant and the precision and execution of the games themselves were testaments to a discipline nonpareil.

(Quick, China, cover your eyes and ears! She’s […]


US Soccer Team Ready To Kick Some Cuban Balls

After squeaking past Guatemala, the US soccer team is back on the road for their second match in their World Cup Qualifying semifinal group on Saturday. And as the AP reports, while the fact that they are playing the 92nd-ranked team in the world should ensure the usual lack of interest from the average sports […]


U.S. Softball Loses Gold Medal, Mystique to Japan

Softball is a sport that has been dominated by the United States in it’s short Olympic history. The American team basically shows up every four years, destroys the “competition,” and then goes home with a gold medal. Four years ago in Athens, the Americans outscored their opponents 51-1 en route to […]


Softballers Make Dubya Look Dumber Than Usual

It seems as though President George W. Bush can’t catch a break when going for a photo-op with a group of female athletes in Beijing. Beach volleyball gold medalist Misty May-Treanor offered him the chance to give her a good luck slap to the rear (which he declined, sort of). And things didn’t get any […]


NY Softball Player Dies After Punch To The Head

A rec league softball player in New York State has died after being punched in the back of the head by an opposing player.
The ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE reports that 37-year-old Daniel Andrews died on Monday from injuries suffered on Sunday, when he was struck in the back of the head during post-game handshakes.

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