General Sports

July 2 2009 episode of Poor Man’s PTI

Oddly we talk at length about soccer this week and we even have a caller wanting to discuss WWE.   You can download this week’s podcast directly (running time 90 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

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This week’s topics include:

  • Landon Donovan’s comments on David Beckham
  • Philadelphia Union lazy marketing
  • Rooting against the Williams sisters / tennis
  • NBA free agency talk
  • Vin hates Samuel Dalembert more every day
  • Wrestling
  • The top 50 highest paid American athletes — who is stealing paychecks
  • Guess the state / What state can we get rid of?
  • Stat boy’s corrections

Philadelphia Union already needs a makeover

We’re nine months from first kick and I’ve already got a complaint about the new Philadelphia MLS team.  Philadelphia Union?  Hell, even a simple FC Philadelphia sounds better.  I’d also settle for Philadelphia Athletics or Philadelphia 1776.  Unfortunately, the massholes already took Revolution but surely there’s a better name than Union.  When I watch the beautiful game, I don’t want to be reminded of hard work, The Jungle, or Frank Sobotka.


Beckham and the MLS: success or failure

Taking an in-depth look at the David Beckham and MLS partnership. Has this situation accomplished what it set out to do?