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(photo courtesy Panther Island Pavilion web site)

Morning News Roundup, Jun 30

Jeff Prince
Tubing At Panther Island Pavilion Just in time for Fourth of July, tubing resumes at Panther Island Pavilion. Now, I bet you’re expecting some smart-ass remark about how weird it is that people voluntarily getting into a rive...


Carli Lloyd wheels away after scoring the winning goal for USA against China.

Women’s World Cup Update (The Broken China Edition)

Kristian Lin
On the same day that the Supreme Court made gay marriage legal everywhere in America (and thus made members of Team USA happy, though not Texas’ idiot governor and attorney general), USA promptly went out and defeated China i...



Alex Morgan scored for USA against Colombia.

Women’s World Cup Update (The Shutting Off the Coffee Edition)

Kristian Lin
On Monday, USA defeated Colombia in the Women’s World Cup round of 16, and nobody seems all that happy about it. To which I say, welcome to life as a soccer superpower. If the men’s team ever reaches that status, the negati...


USA Nigeria

Women’s World Cup Update (The Now It All Gets Serious Edition)

Kristian Lin
With their 1-0 victory over Nigeria yesterday, USA takes first place in the Women’s World Cup Group of Death and now looks forward to a matchup with Colombia on Monday. Should USA win that game, a quarterfinal berth opposite ...



Meghan Klingenberg helped preserve a draw for USA against Sweden.

Women’s World Cup Update (The Kissing Your Sister Edition)

Kristian Lin
On a day when men’s soccer saw a swastika on the field during the Croatia-Italy Euro qualifier match, the Women’s World Cup finished its second go-around, with all teams having played two games and USA still atop Group D af...


Megan Rapinoe was good for two goals against Australia.

Women’s World Cup Update (The Sour Grapes Down Under Edition)

Kristian Lin
The sad realities of working in an office meant that I had to miss the Nigeria-Sweden game, which looked like a real barn-burner. Fortunately, I was on hand to see USA dispatch Australia 3-1 in their opening match, and I’ve m...



WWC

Women’s World Cup Preview

Kristian Lin
Tomorrow, the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada, with a record 24 teams contesting for the championship of the world. Just like I did with last year’s men’s tournament, I’ll be here all June blogging on the dev...


Sepp Blatter

USA Scores Greatest Soccer Win Ever

Kristian Lin
The last time I was this happy over something the U.S. did on the international stage, it was when Seal Team Six killed Osama bin Laden. Last week’s indictments of top FIFA executives in New York and subsequent arrests in Swi...



Prepare for this sight the next time the A's come to town, Rangers fans.

News Roundup: May 21, 2015

Kristian Lin
Wash Rejoins Rangers Rivals Former Texas Rangers’ manager Ron Washington has resurfaced with his old team, signing with the Oakland A’s as an instructor. He coached there for 11 years, during which the team rose to prominen...


romo hat

Tony Romo: Dallas Cowboys Will Win Super Bowl

Jeff Prince
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who finally shed his reputation as a choker after a courageous 2014 season, isn’t wasting time creating a new persona for himself. He says the Cowboys will win the Super Bowl this sea...