Red Card Good For One Free Beer At Austrian Pub

As Euro 2008 kicks off, a bar in Austria has a deal no self-respecting drunk would pass up - free drinks for every red card given out.

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REUTERS SOCCER BLOG serves up news that a pub in the Alpine town of Salzburg will bring out the brews at no charge whenever the refs flash their little bright cards to those naughty boys on the pitch.

Seems like a perfect promotional opportunity for Killian’s Red - or Red Stripe. But it’s a shame that Zinedine Zidane has already hung up his cleats. Maybe he could be talked into a comeback. It could make for a great final chapter in his upcoming book - if it doesn’t get stolen again.

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Pats Cheerleaders Now Fresh Out Of High School

If MMA is mainstream, why weren’t more media members at the fight?

• The Patriots’ cheerleading staff sure likes to hire ‘em young.

Rebecca Lewis Patriots high school cheerleader

• If his football season fails, Jason Taylor is ready to start filming.

• Porn purveyors are not allowed to sponsor Kimbo Slice on CBS.

Zinedine Zidane needs a better lock on his laptops.

• The Minnesota Twins try to pump up attendance by selling some seats at a gas-inspired discount.

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Zidane Comeback Designed To Mend His Memory?

Zinedine Zidane retired after the World Cup at a tender 34, so it comes as no surprise that he’s now considering a comeback, thanks in part to a pitch from French sports mag L’EQUIPE.

Zidane Lego Head Butt

Zidane in a Saturday interview told the publication: “I have no goal but coming back into football, I would like that.”

Zidane Headbutt

Based on his additional comments, it appears that driving Zidane in his possible comeback bid is lessening the effect his infamous headbutt in France’s 2006 World Cup final loss will have on his legacy. He revealed that the main reason he now doesn’t do interviews - and essentially has been hiding out from the public - are the non-stop questions about his attack on Marco Materazzi.

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