Category Archive: Other Sports

Aug 07

MLS All-Stars defeat Bayern Munich 2-1

Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring of tonight’s MLS All-Star game from Portland, Oregon, with a beautiful strike past Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando in the eight minute of play. Rimando is the MLS leader in career shutouts with 112 clean sheets, so any ball getting past him is a bit of …

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Aug 03

The Silver Lining of Paul George's injury

Paul George suffered a compound fracture in his leg during the USA Basketball scrimmage last night. After an attempt to block a shot, George ran into the basketball goal support. The collision knocked George down and to the side, unfortunately his leg remained stuck under the base resulting in the awful injury.

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Jul 24

Jones and Cormier: The End of an Era?

Jon Jones has been a formidable force since he stepped into the Octagon back in 2008. His only blemish remains a disqualification after using downward elbows in his bout against Matt Hamill in which he thoroughly dominated.

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Jul 21

NBA Free Agency through July

The first wave of free agency has gone through and there have been a ton of moves. The biggest move of course has been Lebron James return to Cleveland. The only reason he took a two-year deal is because in 2016 the NBA gets a new TV deal which will increase the salary cap which …

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Jul 02

Final thoughts on the USMNT

John Brooks scored the game winner against Ghana. Julian Green scored the only goal against Belgium. The nation was united in their support of the USMNT producing the highest rated soccer matches in US TV history.

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Jul 02

USMNT exits World Cup in 2-1 loss to Belgium

Tim Howard is amazing. A 15 save game might seem like a day off for a hockey netminder but for a soccer goalie, it is an incredibly busy night.

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Jun 27

USMNT advance from the "Group of Death"

Like many Americans I found myself at work during the USMNT’s match against Germany today. I was unable to watch the game and was informed via text that USA had lost. But we still advanced.

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Jun 26

FIFA suspends Uruguay's Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez has been suspended by FIFA for nine matches and four months with no soccer activities in addition to a fine.

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Jun 23

Recap of USMNT vs Portugal

Heartbroken. Devastated. Despondent. Foolish. That’s how I felt when the US defense got caught watching Cristiano Ronaldo instead of marking their men in the final minute of stoppage time.

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Jun 22

Preview of USA vs Portugal

Suddenly, the Group of Death is wide open. The USMNT have an enormous opportunity Sunday to advance into the knockout stage with a win over Portugal.

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