Midweek Myriad: Marta, Nadal, handball, 1260s, etc.

One of the joys of following a hundred sports or so is that you’re not stuck dissecting the Super Bowl to the point that it becomes joyless. Instead, we have all this: – Marta signs with Western New York. A WPS shocker. Good news from a media point of view because it means more ofContinue reading “Midweek Myriad: Marta, Nadal, handball, 1260s, etc.”

Freedom’s misfortunes touch Gold Pride, too

FC Gold Pride wasn’t necessarily planning to turn the entire Saturday evening at the Maryland SoccerPlex into one large-scale counterattack. The game just turned out that way, with the Bay Area team on their heels in the first half and then taking advantage of opportunities in the second. The 4-1 final score was deceptive, andContinue reading “Freedom’s misfortunes touch Gold Pride, too”