#TBT Sports Blog: England’s Giraffe: Jack Charlton

This British athlete carried a distinct advantage every time he ran onto the soccer pitch. He easily heads his way into today’s #TBT sports blog. The leg up Jack Charlton easily enjoyed over the competition was actually his neck. The … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: ESPN’s FIFA Commentator Ian Darke

Today’s #TBT Sports Blog recognizes one of the sports world’s greatest commentators – global soccer’s Ian Darke. ESPN recently signed Darke to a well earned contract extension to cover FIFA, EPL and international football matches for the network. This velvet … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: US Soccer’s Greatest Women’s Player Mia Hamm

Todays’ #TBT sports blog remembers the greatest American women’s soccer player ever, Mariel Margaret “Mia” Hamm She also kicks off my book at #10 in Favorite Female Athletes. FIFA named Hamm one of the top 125 international football (soccer) players … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: English Soccer Great Jack The Giraffe Charlton

Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls English soccer great Jack The Giraffe Charlton. The iconic British footballer carried a distinct advantage every time he ran onto the soccer field. Ironically, the leg up this English legend enjoyed over the competition was … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: MLS Signs More Aging Euro Stars

Former European stars who’ve recently signed with MLS clubs will discover that his stats are impressive. They’ll learn that from time immemorial, his record remains unblemished. And, quickly, they’ll realize that he’s posted an unrivaled unbeaten record in every sport, … Continue reading

Brazil’s Marta: Greatest FIFA Women’s Player Ever

The soccer crazed country of Brazil has generously exported its Beautiful Game around the globe. The world adores the deft touches, brilliant runs and spectacular finishes of Brazil’s iconic players. For decades celestial soccer talents like Pele, Garrincha, Ronaldo, Kaka … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: FIFA Awards 2022 World Cup to Qatar (Satire)

In light of the criminal investigation involving FIFA, I thought the timing was right to dust off a satirical blog I wrote some time ago. It satires FIFA awarding Qatar as host of its 2022 World Cup. Remember, today’s #TBT … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: FIFA’s Scarface Franck Ribery

Franck Ribery earned his nickname Scarface from noticeable facial scars he suffered in a car accident as a child.

Franck Ribery’s frightening speed, chilling patience and punishing style scare his opposition on the soccer pitch. Plus, the scars on his face have made many compare Ribery to actor Al Pacino’s horrifying character Tony Montana from the movie Scarface.

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#TBT Sports Blog: Soccer Spice Boy David Beckham

Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls the Beckhams. At one time, the Beckham couple was one of the sports and entertainment world’s most recognized celebrity pairs. Ironically, the two also cornered the market on aromatic, flavorful nicknames. Known as Posh Spice … Continue reading