Archive for January, 2011


Teams owned by the public can win – Congrats Packers!

January 29th, 2011Posted by BJ Pheasant

Barcelona is owned by the public. There is a team in England explicitly owned by the public (not just shares on the stock market) and the owners vote on decisions. Ebbsfleet United. It turns out that it works in American football as well – as a nonprofit. So well that they banned any other team […]

RIP Scott Lang: following his dreams

January 26th, 2011Posted by BJ Pheasant

Scott follow your dream – RIP ————————- Scott Lang was 41 years old when he died last month. He was not married. He had no children. He spent almost all of his adult life as the basketball coach at La Roche College, a tiny Division III school in the north hills just above Pittsburgh. He […]

Wynalda vs. Houston in a field goal and penalty kick contest

January 26th, 2011Posted by BJ Pheasant

Former U.S. Soccer captain Eric Wynalda and outgoing USC kicker Joe Houston engaged in a field goal and penalty kick shootout today for a Fox Soccer Channel special. Click on the link for video. Wynalda, who was passed by Landon Donovan as the all-time leading goal scorer in U.S. men’s national team history, brought along […]

Tales from the Road: nscaa convention baltimore

January 11th, 2011Posted by BJ Pheasant

A week of wonderment expected.

Garrido is a manager teaches passing soccer at Villarreal

January 9th, 2011Posted by BJ Pheasant

Juan Carlos Garrido is a great manager that makes do with a limited budget and teaches passing soccer that allows them to compete withe big boys. Villarreal is giving Real Madrid a real scare. The RM left back is not good – marcelo i think.

Tales fro the road: edition 44

January 3rd, 2011Posted by BJ Pheasant

coming soon. still on the road

Happy New Year and how coaches can try to avoid a false rape charge

January 1st, 2011Posted by BJ Pheasant

Most of the time there is no (sexual) contact from a coach or administrator prior to a false charge – it is a power tool used in retaliation, but that doesn’t stop them from being considered guilty and tarnishing their reputation till proven innocent. This leads to the current spate of of often ridiculous rules […]

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