NWSL stars: Home sweet home

A common theme running through the NWSL conference calls that stacked up Monday afternoon: Players are happy to be home. Not just in the sense that they could easily be playing overseas or spending a lot of time in U.S. … Continue reading &rar...

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Monday Myriad: Jan. 14

View as slideshow A little limited this weekend. Sinus infections are evil. But the healthier people among us still had some highlights and features worth highlighting and featuring. MMA: Farewell, Strikeforce. The six moments that defined Strikeforc...

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Team handball: Cool sport meets cold reality

Like curling in the Winter Olympics, team handball (or, as the rest of the world calls it, “handball”) attracts a new wave of admirers with every Summer Olympics. But curling maintains a foothold in the USA between Games, with plenty &hel...

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NWSL allocation questions and answers

You’ve seen the list. I’ve heard the conference call. So what can we say at this point? Q: Is Portland the overwhelming favorite? A: We still have a lot of roster moves to go, but after the Thorns landed Alex … Continue reading &ra...

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The awesome NWSL allocation list: Same as it ever was

Hope Solo is indeed on the list to play in the National Women’s Soccer League, likely ending (at least for now) any speculation that she may choose another path. So is Heather Mitts, all indications of retirement to the contrary. … Conti...

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The race to be “first” claims another victim

Cross-posting at┬áMostly Modern Media Today, we hear Robert Griffin III will have surgery on one ligament and possibly another, but he’s likely┬áto be back next season. That’s not what we heard earlier in the week from WRIC News 8 in &hel...

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Monday Myriad: Jan. 7

Updated 4 minutes ago Nothing can take your mind off NFL playoff disappointment like a great week in winter sports. Right? Right. I honestly feel bad for skins fans. Wait so long for the playoffs or anything good for that … Continue reading &r...

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Went to a hockey bench and a fight broke out

From the lack of officiating discipline that led to the situation to the ridiculously one-sided punishment doled out by the league office, you’re about to see what we can only hope is atypical for the Southern Professional Hockey League. Or &he...

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