Brian McLane

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GERMAN SOCCER A METAPHOR FOR COMING UP SHORT. HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?

June 28th, 2012 · No Comments · sports

German Soccer has a better history associated with it than say the Buffalo Bills do in Football, or the Minnesota Vikings, but not by much. One of the announcers in during the match between Germany and Denmark said it best. The Germans have turned the “near miss into an art form.” And so it goes […]

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MANCHESTER UNITED US TOUR SCHEDULE

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Social Commentary

Found This Interesting Article on the web today at SoccerLens.com In July 2010 right after the World Cup, the Manchester United squad will go to the USA to prepare for their 2010/2011 season. They will be visiting Toronto, Philadelphia, Kansas and Houston. The squad will be lead by Ryan Giggs and it will include stars […]

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LINDA MCMAHON, LINDSAY LOHAN AND THE MAN ON THE MOON

July 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Social Commentary

This may be the shortest post ever. No commentary needed. You want to see her in the senate? You want to see her on the Red Carpet? What must the rest of the world think of us. Is this going on in other countries? Not America Bashing but are we alone in this. I walk […]

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NO SLEEP TIL BROOKLYN, ONLY 168 HOURS IN A WEEK! TOO MUCH TV NOT ENOUGH TIME

June 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Social Commentary

Little did the Beastie Boys know how prophetic those words would be. It’s World Cup Time, The NBA Finals with Celtics and Lakers (Christina Aguilera sang perhaps the best version of the National Anthem I’ve ever seen or had to listen too), Yankees are rocking Roy Halladay and the Phillies, Rick Steve’s is in Scotland […]

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WORLD CUP STARTS WITH ALL NEW TECH….. OR MAYBE NOT – DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE

June 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Social Commentary

iPads, iPhones, Live to Phone (only in the U.K.) apparently, and more – HYPE coming your way. Hey man – get out of your card – oh – you’ve got one of those stupid iPads – what are you going to do with that? Right – Hide it under the seat. Or maybe by a […]

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