On Monday, June 30, 2008Filed Under: Soccer
We’ve heard of “bending it like Beckham,” but this is more along the lines of “bashing it like Beckham.”
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Interesting, we would have never thought to spray our crotches with water after a blow like that. Of course, our shorts would have already been drenched from the moment we saw the kick coming.
On Thursday, June 26, 2008Filed Under: LA Lakers
As kids, if you wore glasses then you were probably going to get made fun of. That’s just one of the many sad facts of childhood. However, once kids get older and mature, they realize that making insulting comments about someone’s appearance is ridiculously petty…except in sports. So, here’s On Deck Sports [...]
On Tuesday, May 27, 2008Filed Under: Soccer
Over the weekend, a soccer player scored a goal from 60-yards on an open net and, of course, it had to be David Beckham.
Like him or not, that was a pretty sweet goal.
On Thursday, August 16, 2007Filed Under: Soccer
So, David Beckham has official conquered America as he scored his first MLS goal on Wednesday night to lead the L.A. Galaxy to a 2-0 win over D.C. United. Everyone can breathe a collective sigh of relief now that the Barry Bondsesque anticipation has finally subsided. And if anyone needs to take a [...]
On Tuesday, July 24, 2007Filed Under: Soccer
David Beckham just got to America and he’s already causing trouble. Apparently the California Supreme Court has banned the sale of soccer cleats that Beckham made popular because they are made from kangaroo leather.
The kangaroo hide seems to make a pretty sweet shoe, but, for some reason, people are all worked up [...]
On Monday, June 4, 2007Filed Under: Soccer
Various newspapers around the football world (so virtually everywhere but the U.S.) are reporting that David Beckham might be regretting his decision to join the LA Galaxy for five years and $250M.
He will win his 96th cap in the European Championship qualifier against Estonia in Tallinn on Wednesday — a game England must win [...]
On Friday, March 30, 2007Filed Under: College Football
What did I say?
Jim Harbaugh just got the job as Stanford’s coach and he’s already making enemies. Harbaugh came out and said that USC’s Pete Carroll would not be with the program come next year. Pete denied the statement and fired back with the ol’ “And if he has any questions about it [...]
On Monday, March 19, 2007Filed Under: Soccer
According to a British tabloid (via the offside), the LA police are preparing a special SWAT team to be on standby during Galaxy matches in case English fans who attend his U.S. matches decide to do what English fans do, which is make NYC students look like amateurs.
We’re very skeptical that any sort of [...]
On Thursday, March 1, 2007Filed Under: Soccer
The Beckhams’ attempted cultural takeover of America has begun. It has been confirmed that Victoria Beckham aka Posh Spice has signed a deal to star in a reality show…er… “unscripted comedy series” about the Beckhams’ move to LA when David Beckham suits up for the LA Galaxy this summer. It’s your standard fish [...]
On Thursday, January 11, 2007Filed Under: Soccer
I love me some me
David Beckham made it official today and announced that he was leaving Real Madrid at the end of the season in June to join MLS’ LA Galaxy. His new contract is expected to be worth $250M over 5 years. MLS has a salary cap of $2M per season [...]