Iran Slaps Lifetime Ban On Four Soccer Protesters

Four of the six players on the Iranian National Team who wore green wristbands last Wednesday to show their solidarity with Iranian protesters have been banned from the team for life by the nation’s governing soccer body, according to several reports.

Ali Karimi

(Ali Karimi)

The match, against South Korea in Seoul, ended in a 1-1 draw and ended Iran’s quest to qualify for the World Cup. but a lot more was at stake for six players who wore the wristbands to show support for opposition candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, whom protesters believe had the June 12 election stolen from him in favor of government candidate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Read more…

“Kraft Family Israel Football League.” How Catchy!

Hold on tight, everyone. That wacky and wild Kraft family, previously seen in such dynasties as “The New England Patriots”, have decided to take their hilarious exploits across the ocean and back to the Motherland. That’s right, folks. The Kraft family is heading to Israel! Who knows what mischief awaits?

Kraft Family

The Kraft family, seemingly not satisfied with building one of the great NFL franchises of all time, have signed a deal with the Israel Football League, a “tackle league” based in Jerusalem that’s currently in its second season. That’s one more than Vince McMahon’s foolish XFL! The deal will make the family the sponsors of the league, meaning the name will be changed to the Kraft Family IFL, which is kind of awkward.

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