Tag Archives: soccer

Saturday Morning News: February 9th, 2013

In Moscow, Scandals Shake A Storied Ballet The Beatles in unseen images Soccer’s New Match-Fixing Scandal: Hunted former cop may have up to 30 guns, source says No halftime show for the next Super Bowl? Postal Service Moves To Halt Saturday Mail CIA nominee defends drone strikes How boy was rescued from bunker US braces […]

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Friday At Five

Gentlemen, we are on the precipice of the greatest time of the year in sport.  Baseball is nearing the playoffs, the Little League World Series is in full swing, the English Premier League is in week number two, and college football starts a week from yesterday.  Enjoy the coming months.  As a disclaimer I feel […]

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On Ingenuity: Haitian Kids and Field Crews

On the property where we lived in Haiti there was a large field covered with a thick, wax-like plant and a small cleared out spot where kids would play soccer. The longer we lived there the more work we did to the small clearing and eventually it became a relatively large field. We made small […]

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My Sports Bucket List

My birthday is this Thursday, July 26th, so, despite the drastic difference in the way I handle birthdays in my late twenties compared to birthdays when I was, say, ten (I won’t have and don’t want a cake, for instance, and I probably won’t play even one game of skee-ball), I’ve given some thought recently […]

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Friday at Five: June 29, 2012

What to Do: We here at TTAF often use this space to advocate for outdoor activities, but considering this, we’re going to give you a pass. Chances are, if you attempt to hike, jog, camp, play golf, or even walk to your mailbox this weekend, you will burst into flame. In lieu of the great […]

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Weekly Awards

Worst attempt at bicycle kick       Coolest guy from Alaska       Best video about America’s dead sea       Best behind the back fake pass that fooled Udonis Haslem       Craziest Thing To Ever Happen In Little Canada, Minnesota  

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Friday at 5 – May 18

The whistle’s blown, you’ve punched your time sheet, you’ve shut down the workstation, you’ve said your goodbyes. Congratulations, you’ve made it through another work week. Let us help you get your weekend started in the right direction with the weekly Friday at 5. What to Watch: The NBA Playoffs. The nations longest lasting sports tournament […]

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The Basics: An English Premier League Primer, Part I

Author’s Note: Even though this is part one, it’s the second part I wrote, because I realized that I had some preliminary ground to cover. This primer has quickly grown beyond my control, and may well develop into a seven part series complete with emotionally draining story arcs, passionate romance, and multiple jarring twists. You’ve […]

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