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Friday Myriad: Bolt vs. Gay, Silva vs. Sonnen, DPs vs. DPs …

If you’re not a fan of American soccer leagues, this isn’t much of a weekend, though some European leagues (France, Netherlands, English Championship) kick off. FRIDAY 2 p.m.: Track and field, Diamond League, Stockholm. Bolt vs. Gay. Grea...

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Friday Myriad: Not out of our league

To be perfectly honest, we’re in a lull. No Tour, no huge world championships (no disrespect to the folks with rifles and pistols), etc. Plenty of league games, though. Through the weekend, eight Mexican league games are on various networks. &h...

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Friday Myriad: The dog ate it

Things I’ll try to watch this weekend while we finish up a long week of dog-sitting … FRIDAY 8:30 a.m.: Cycling, Tour de France, Stage 18. Flat stage with a likely sprint finish that will help decide the green jersey. … Continue re...

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Friday Myriad: Morning TV, friendly soccer

I have survived Double Deadline Day. I survived the sauna that passes for RFK Stadium’s press box. I survived the long Metro ride home, which ended with a ranting woman accusing me of using my Blackberry to transmit shortwave signals … C...

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Friday Myriad: Up all night for Aussie Rules, MMA, Le Tour

No, I didn’t forget. Today was a last-ditch effort to get some progress on two nagging free-lance assignments. Which reminds me — if you or someone you know is a male caregiver for a spouse or loved one who has … Continue reading &...

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Monday Myriad: Want U.S. world titles? We’ve got ’em

Even with an extra day, the weekend was overstuffed: Soccer: No disrespect to Uruguay and the Netherlands, but isn’t the Germany-Spain matchup as good as it gets? The most explosive team in the Cup against a team that has spent … Continu...

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Friday Myriad: Wimbledon, World Cup, le Tour

Funny thing about July 4th weekend – the most important action in the sports world is all overseas. The three-day absence from posting here won’t happen often. Had a lot of actual paid work to do, plus a week of … Continue reading ...

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Friday Myriad: Enjoy the USA-Ghana game for what it is

At some point, it’s just about the game. If Landon Donovan scores a hat trick in a crushing 5-2 win over Ghana tomorrow, it won’t suddenly fill every MLS stadium and push Fox Soccer Channel’s MLS broadcasts to NFL levels. … C...

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