Tourettes soccer player suspended…for swearing

This is Owen Thompson, a 14-year old soccer goalie from outside of London. Like most kids from Great Britain, he loves the footie. Unlike most kids, he suffers from Tourette Syndrome. Long a comedic foil in various televisions shows, one of the characteristics of Tourettes are tics or, as in Owen’s case, the random and […]
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Coca-Cola drops Ronaldinho after he drinks a Pepsi

  The war between Coke and Pepsi is well documented. The world’s two largest soda producers have long battled in all facets of life, that includes sports. Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho recently lost a $750,000 a year sponsorship from Coca-Cola after sipping from a Pepsi can placed in front of him at a news conference. […]
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Bankrupt future NBA HOFer gets a contract offer . . . from an indoor soccer team

Allen Iverson might be playing professional sports again soon. Only, it won’t be basketball. Iverson, who is bankrupt, was offered a contract by the Rochester Lancers of the Major Indoor Soccer League. Due to the nature of his finances, Iverson might want to sign the contract so he can pay his bills. The Lancers have […]
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Manchester United fan sticks it to Manchester City Football

This is like a dream scenario for me.  Not the soccer stuff – I couldn’t care less about that.  But the opportunity to be the last domino to fall for a major construction project.  Talk about leverage. Shaun O’Brien – a lifelong fan of Manchester United football, has the good fortune to be the last […]
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