Everyone has an opinion about Becks, it seems. Even those who know little about MLS. It amused me that the BBC would take in the NY/LA game, watch Juan Pablo Angel's goal, Van Den Bergh's cracker, Buddle's dribble and chip assist and come away with the description of "second-division football".
Ah well. It's all subjective, right? Anyway, here's that one.
Grahame Jones has his own take on Becks.
Blah, blah, more Becks.
Yeah, yeah, Markgraf still expects to win gold, that's great. It's the shot of her in action with her face mask that I love, though.
I'm not sure I buy that cutting baseball and softball is anti-American. Those sports require a lot more equipment than soccer, and are rather expensive to set up. Except for a couple of countries, the world popularity doesn't come close to soccer.
Preview of the teams for women's soccer in the Olympics.