Monthly Archives: March 2012

Predicting Italy’s Starting XI at the Euros

With a little over two months to go until the 2012 European Championship, the discussion over squad selection for the tournament will start heating up soon. In an article I wrote at Bleacher Report, I examine the options at Italy’s … Continue reading

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Quick Hits: The Saints and Inter

Going to try something new here on the blog. If there’s an issue or an idea I have that doesn’t warrant a full post, but still is worth discussing, I’ll post it under a “Quick Hits” article (working title-I feel … Continue reading

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Tebow and the Jets…

The Tim Tebow saga just kept taking one bizarre turn after another. The mere fact the Jets were interested in the first place seemed strange. Then, of course, the trade went through (before first not going through, due to a … Continue reading

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Tebow to Philadelphia or Buffalo Makes Sense

With the “Manning Sweepstakes” officially over, the “Tebow Sweepstakes” is just beginning. Here, the prize is a less accomplished quarterback but one who is probably just as popular. The Broncos are reportedly attempting to trade Tebow, with a number of … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts on Manning to Denver

The news that Peyton Manning will be headed to Denver broke on Monday, bringing an end to the so-called “Manning Sweepstakes” and the interminable speculation that accompanied it. Assuming Manning is relatively healthy, the Broncos must be considered contenders in … Continue reading

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Post-match Thoughts on Italy-USA

When looking at Wednesday’s friendly in Genoa between Italy and the United States, it is important to remember that this game meant different things for each team. Months into the Jürgen Klinsmann era, the United States was looking for a defining … Continue reading

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