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USA Women’s Soccer Team’s Silver lining

July 20, 2011


After having a couple days to digest the heart wrenching loss to Japan in the Women’s World Cup Final, I have come to the realization that as bad as I felt following the loss – every time ESPN starts talking about it or showing the high lights, I have to change the channel. I am […]

Weekend Roundup: July 15th – July 17th

July 18, 2011


I was very angry that the US Women lost the in the World Cup Finals to Japan in the worst way possible – PKs. That said,  I was not angry with players. I mean how could you be angry at a face like Alex Morgan’s?  -I was genuinely angry that the US Women’s soccer team […]

Weekend Roundup July 8th – July 10th

July 11, 2011


Weekend Roundup is a new installment to Smithy Sports. Basically it is rapid bullet points giving you my thoughts on the sports world and what I watched. Lets begin! I am utterly convinced soccer, no matter what kind or what level, has the worst refs imaginable. I swear, soccer refs make Jim Joyce look like […]

Men’s soccer league is nothing like beer league

July 8, 2011


When I was asked by friend Nick to tag along with him to his men’s league soccer game, I envisioned it would be the soccer version of what men’s league softball is to baseball. Large beer drinking men who smoked more cigarettes than Patty and Selma from The Simpsons, and made their leashed housewives cheer […]