Monthly Archives: August 2007

Great Moments in Sports Marketing

From a wire report on last night’s oh-so-super SuperLiga final: “Attendance was capped at 12,500 in the 27,000-seat stadium to limit traffic and ease parking problems for students in their first week of fall classes at Cal State Dominguez Hills. … Continue reading

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A Brief Note on the Champions League

In their current match against Liverpool, Toulouse are using a goalkeeper named Douchez. That is all.

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Serie A’s Super ’70s!

Or at least that’s what it feels like when the TOTALLY AWESOME opening montage of this handy little YouTube recap of the Italian action rolls: Are those jackanapes at Juve really using Comic Sans as the font on their strip … Continue reading

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LIVE BLOG MANIA!

FULL-TIME: Well, that sucked. I mean, it wasn’t actually all that bad, but that somehow makes it worse, you know? I felt like I was watching a Team USA friendly from the late ’90s—a particularly dire match against Israel comes … Continue reading

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Circus Maximus

Good God, what an insane spectacle in New York’s oppressed colony of Northern New Jersey last night, eh? While some of the nine-goal Red Bulls/Galaxy fiesta may have been predictable (some no-name Red Bull tried to take a piece of … Continue reading

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Up the Ancients!

At Eleven Devils, we’re utter suckers for the cool, quirky, evocative and plain bizarre club names one finds as one descends the English football pyramid from the relatively staid national leagues down into the potty world of Non-League. Consider the … Continue reading

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Nothin’ But a Futsal Party! It’s Nothin’ But a Futs—

Look, it’s 6 am and I’m coping with a mild hangover, alright? Blame Portland Futsal for the stupid headline. The futsal-ball palazzo in a cavernous ex-warehouse in Southeast Portland welcomed summer league players, sig/ots and their children for a lovely … Continue reading

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