Archive for August, 2012


ManCity to Release Soccer Stats to help find the ‘bill james’ of soccer

August 16th, 2012Posted by BJ Pheasant

On Friday, City will make available through its website the data on every player in every team from every game in the Premier League last season. That may not enrapture the supporter fixated on Robin van Persie’s next career move but to the growing number of researchers, sports scientists and bloggers seeking new ways to […]

Preseason Prep: Common Toe Problems in Soccer

August 15th, 2012Posted by BJ Pheasant

Common Toe Problems In Soccer Josh Kilpatrick, MD Daryl A. Rosenbaum, MD Aug. 24, 2010 —————– Play with 2 socks: a normal cotton one under the usual “synthetics/polyester/nylon” team sock. All those synthetic materials are bad for friction and shear the cotton absorbs and sweat and handles the stresses and strains better. One basic check is: do not play […]

Olympic Women’s Soccer posts higher TV ratings than Men’s Basketball

August 1st, 2012Posted by BJ Pheasant

How popular is the U.S. women’s national team’s quest for a third straight gold medal? The audience for Saturday’s 3-0 win over Colombia on NBC Sports Network peaked at 3.346 million, higher even than the peak audience for Sunday’s men’s basketball team game with a peak audience of 3.036 million.

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