We’ve played two of the better teams in the league the first two weekends coming out 1-1 for the effort. NY is not one of the better teams, no matter what their pre-season ranking or off-season moves. The NY Red Bulls are kinda like the soccer equivalent of the Washington Redskins… great on paper, on … Continued
It’s not just confidence or pride or anything tangible or quantifiable you could put your hands on. As a former player, you just know when your opponent is a p*&$y and you can just stomp them into the ground. NYRB has had that look tattooed on their forehead for many years now. But not last night.
As I’m unlikely tomorrow to have time to do a full write-up before the game, I figure I’d give a little taste to hopefully get you prepared for the upcoming season. First, just to get you in the mood, watch this 2011 teaser for DC United. Featuring dramatic music and lots of staring at the … Continued
So just catching up a little bit after watching almost every single World Cup game televised… DC United came back last week after the WC break to tie the San Jose Earthquakes (video highlights from DCUnited.com). We are now anxiously awaiting DC United’s newest signings to take the field. First is Montenegran (is that right?) … Continued
ESPN Magazine is coming out with a full issue devoted to “The Body”. It looks like it’s pretty cool. Most of the people in it will be fit and borderline buck-neked, but they are also showing a sumo wrestler among others. I seem to recall seeing this concept before, but I can’t quite place where … Continued