The Feilhaber Decision: How American Footballers Can Elevate MLS

Benny Feilhaber is not an American football superstar in the way of Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey or Tim Howard.  He is a player with matinee idol looks and a remarkable talent, never more on display than in 2009’s Confederations Cup in South Africa where he thrived as Bob Bradley’s go-to substitution in the second half … Read more

MLS Goal of the Week: Donovan Makes Brilliant Run, Crashes into Post [VIDEO]

Off a brilliant service from Juninho to the far post, Landon Donovan took on a defender and slid a one-touch by the keeper before wrapping his entire body around the post. This goal equalized the match at 1-1. FC Dallas won the match 2-1.

Commentary: UFC (Not Boxing) Will Flourish From Marquee Match-Up [VIDEO]

No one disputes that a match between boxing’s two best pound-for-pound fighters will shatter PPV buyrate records.  Not sports entertainment impresario, Vince McMahon.  Not boxing promoters, Oscar De La Hoya or Don King.  Not UFC President, Dana White, or anyone else doing business in the pay-per-view industry.  So it’s a difficult thing to say – … Read more

Chelsea Win (Another Gomes Howler), Now Arsenal Must to Set Up Historic Match [VIDEO]

UPDATE: CHELSEA HAVE BEATEN SPURS 2-1, SCORING TWO GOALS THAT NEVER SHOULD HAVE COUNTED.  THEIR FIRST WAS AIDED BY ANOTHER IN A LONG LINE OF GOMES HOWLERS IN NET FOR SPURS.  IF SPURS ARE TO BE A CONSISTENTLY CONTENDING SIDE, THIS GENTLEMAN CAN’T BE THEIR KEEPER. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=GdUVlA4DVaQ Pardon me if I’m not the type of … Read more

Commentary: Modern Era Mandates Creation of True Golf World Cup

The Ryder Cup pits the United States against Europe in an antiquated rivalry that no longer holds water in the modern golf game.  The President’s Cup pits the United States against the rest of the world less Europe in a contest that makes even less sense and was created simply to include non-Europe in team competition. … Read more

Scottish PL Split Season Hath Arrived

This is the debut post of Clayton Campbell, covering the Scottish Premier League for TOS. Love it or hate it, the SPL’s split season is here. Under this format, all eleven teams play each other three times from August through mid April. When thirty-three matches are in the books, the league is split into a … Read more

Gooch

Gooch discusses recent success in the Dutch league, his desire to return to San Siro and the importance of the Gold Cup for the USMNT this summer.

Hamlin Richmond

Denny Hamlin wins his own Charity race in Richmond.

IndyCar Standings

Crashes have been primarily responsible for the current status of the IndyCar standings.

WSJ Cricket

WSJ piece on the cost of attending the Cricket World Cup for Indian celebrities.

The Hilarious (Who Knew?) Ben Crane: On Dance, Working Out, Slow Play [VIDEOS]

I picked Luke Donald to win The Heritage and it required a heroic Sunday performance from Brandt Snedeker to keep the Brit from attaining the meaningless title of world’s number one. Jason Bohn, Jerry Kelly, Andres Romero, Nick Watney, Chris Couch and Tim Petrovic are the last six winners of the Zurich in New Orleans. … Read more

Roller Derby Shop

Profile of a roller derby shop in the New York Times.

East China City Erecting Ping Pong-Shaped Hotel [PHOTO]

I think I’m not breaking any ground by stating the Chinese are weird.  Well they keep getting weirder.  Now according to reports they are planning the construction of a hotel shaped like a ping pong paddle.  Below is a computer-generated image of that hotel. I’d stay there.  If I really like ping pong.

Portland’s Mullan Gets 10-Games For Foul on Zakuani [VIDEO]

No need for commentary.

Red Bulls to London

New York Red Bulls first MLS side to play in prestigious Emirates Cup this summer in London.