Thing about television is that it only shows you the unpleasant and the uncomfortable when it makes for better theater. Rarely is such the case in viewing sports. Besides the actual game action, a national broadcast is going to feed you shots of local peculiarities and regional foodstuffs during timeouts. Going in and out of commercials you get the blimp views of the stadia … [Read more...] about More Money For Sports In Brazil And Chicago, More Problems
BBC Announcer attributes Spain Euro 2012 win to “unbelievable amounts of sex: (video)
It was a weekend of Freudian slips for sports casters. ESPN's Andy Katz first tried to describe the "bulging discs" in the back of Jared Sullinger with an omission of the letter s. And told us in NSFW language about Sullinger's sexual arousal. Then yesterday Alan Shearer was trying to articulate the team's success in the Euro 2012 Final; right after Spain crushed Italy in … [Read more...] about BBC Announcer attributes Spain Euro 2012 win to “unbelievable amounts of sex: (video)
UEFA Euro 2012: Spain vs. Italy final preview
After 30 games played and 72 goals scored, just one match remains in the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament. In a rematch from the group stage, reigning World Cup champion Spain will attempt to defend its Euro crown against an Italian team that appears to be peaking just at the right time. Can La Furia Roja take home yet another major tournament title? Or will Mario Balotelli and the … [Read more...] about UEFA Euro 2012: Spain vs. Italy final preview
UEFA EURO 2012: Knockout stages preview
Just 12 days removed from the opening match in Poland, Euro 2012 has been as good as advertised and more, with 60 goals scored and not a single 0-0 draw in 24 group stage matches. Host countries Poland and Ukraine each treated their fans to close and controversial thrillers before narrowly missing the knockout stage, while four teams that won their opening match (including … [Read more...] about UEFA EURO 2012: Knockout stages preview
Where Will David Beckham Play Next Season? France? England?
The Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer are embattled in a playoff race. These games could be the end of David Beckham’s tenure in the United States. Beckham is certainly in the twilight of his career, but he's still an effective player, and best in the world at set pieces.. The Galaxy take on Real Salt Lake in the conference final as the cloud of Beckham’s … [Read more...] about Where Will David Beckham Play Next Season? France? England?