| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans' chances of winning a title by 2019 - Stewie Griffin on 12/22/14 at 1:29 pm|
SIAP. Searched. Saw this on vacation last week.
[quote]At No. 7, the Pelicans. They haven’t gotten off to an especially strong start this year and have little shot of title contention t...
| Soccer Board|| Lalas leaving ESPN for FOX Sports - Stewie Griffin on 12/16/14 at 10:18 am|
[quote]When describing why he opted to sign a multi-year offer with Fox Sports, Alexi Lalas said the network made him an offer he could not refuse.
“They Godfathered me,” Lalas told SI.com Monday ni...
| Soccer Board|| Orlando City is kicking NYCFC's arse today - Stewie Griffin on 12/8/14 at 2:17 pm|
| Soccer Board|| Jerseys for all 50 states - Stewie Griffin on 11/18/14 at 12:02 pm|
Not a fan. ...
| Soccer Board|| The Southampton Way - Stewie Griffin on 11/6/14 at 7:37 pm|
Good read on a club that has produced a ton of talent. I wish the article had contrasted their success with Portsmouth's.
| Soccer Board|| Klinsmann calls out American players for poor club play post-WC - Stewie Griffin on 11/4/14 at 1:10 pm|
[quote]“Right now at the end of 2014, looking at the last couple of months is a bit of a concern to us,” Klinsmann said in a video released by US Soccer. “A lot of our players who ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Signature Cocktails in BR - Stewie Griffin on 9/17/14 at 1:55 pm|
BR folks, looking to get some info on local bars known for a specific drink. Anyone know of any signature drinks that you absolutely have to try when you go to that place? ...
| Soccer Board|| Grantland: DeAndre Yedlin - Stewie Griffin on 8/13/14 at 11:26 am|
A must read. Some highlights.
[quote]Klinsmann declined to comment for this story, and U.S. Soccer spokesman Michael Kammarman relayed the coach’s reservations. “He doesn’t like the ...
| Soccer Board|| Incredible stat on German fitness (plus good USA stuff) - Stewie Griffin on 7/21/14 at 3:50 pm|
Good NYT story on American who Jurgen hired to head up Germany's fitness, Mark Verstegen, who founded EXOS.
Just how fit is the German team?
I can give yo...
| Movie/TV Board|| Netflix binge recommendations - Stewie Griffin on 7/21/14 at 12:17 pm|
- Orange is the New Black
- House of Cards
- Breaking Bad
- West Wing
- Other stuff I can't think of.
Preferably something wife-friendly.
| Soccer Board|| Anyone have a good article on Germany's post 2002 changes? - Stewie Griffin on 7/17/14 at 8:20 am|
I hear a lot of chat about the systemic changes JK helped push through. Just looking for a good outline of them. ...
| Soccer Board|| Did Vlaar's penalty actually go in? - Stewie Griffin on 7/10/14 at 10:42 pm|
I jokingly said this at the time yesterday, because I had seen this YouTube video.
But it looks like there is at least some question over it, t...
| Soccer Board|| If you ever need a lesson in the importance of defensive shape - Stewie Griffin on 7/9/14 at 8:12 am|
Brazil's display yesterday is the most striking example I've ever seen.
I went back a watched the four goal sequence, and it was incredible how undisciplned Marcelo and David Luiz were, and how poor the body language of every defender except Marcelo was, even when it was 1-0.
Zonal marking is...
| Soccer Board|| Michael Cox of Zonal Marking/ESPN on what US needs to do to improve - Stewie Griffin on 7/3/14 at 10:14 am|
Well worth your time. All this nitpicking with tactics is, in the end, futile, and this is from a tactics nerd. It's not the X's and O's; it's the Jimmies and Joes.
[quote]To become a major force in world football, the United States don't need more intelligent tactics from Klinsmann but simply b...
| Soccer Board|| Jozy had a grade two tear in his hamstring - Stewie Griffin on 7/3/14 at 10:11 am|
Says last time he had it, he was out for a month.
I think if he stays healthy, we have a great shot at the top 8. He makes everyone around him better for us, and when he scores, w...
| Soccer Board|| Was the flag up on Wondo's miss? - Stewie Griffin on 7/2/14 at 3:10 pm|
I've heard and seen this, and Jurgen just said it on Facebook. ...
| Soccer Board|| Not WC related: Jack McInerney wonder goal - Stewie Griffin on 6/30/14 at 1:28 pm|
Holy shite. A little lucky, but also a lot of awesome.
| Soccer Board|| Jurgen optimistic Jozy will be a part of the Belgium game - Stewie Griffin on 6/27/14 at 12:57 pm|
“We are very optimistic,” head coach Jurgen Klinsmann said. “Every day is a big step forward with Jozy. It’s been 11 days now, and it’s looking better every day. We’re optimistic we’ll have him be part of the Belgium game.”
| Soccer Board|| Lupe Fiasco - "Stellar Light" (U.S.A. Germany rally) - Stewie Griffin on 6/26/14 at 8:19 am|
I love Lupe, so I gotta share.
| Soccer Board|| Doctor predicted Bite Number Three - Stewie Griffin on 6/24/14 at 1:54 pm|
[quote]"It's in the man," he says. "I would think that in five years' time if there was a certain nerve hit or chord rung with Suarez in a different situation he would react in the same way."[/quote]
[quote]He adds: "[Biting] is quite a ...