Statutory Requirements

We’ve had a couple of “best of” sorts of posts in a row – kits, tifos – so I thought I’d add a third. It’s pretty straightforward. Who else gets a statue? If she doesn’t get immortalized in bronze at the corner of 18th and Morrison the year she retires, Christine Sinclair has my permission […]

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Thorns FC: In the Dead Time

Back when I was a broth of a boy – in the Eighties, for those of you who can’t imagine such a thing – I whiled away the time at soldiering. Or, at least, what we imagined was soldiering; the notion that you could spend a career commuting between CONUS and various unpaved portions of […]

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Thorns FC: Wild Card

In the old movie this is where the editor runs into the newsroom shouting “STOP THE PRESSES!!!” To me this is intriguing on a number of levels: First, because without Macario I don’t see the #1 pick on this draft being worth all that much. Certainly not worth a subsidized player. Certainly not worth a […]

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