Sid Lowe: Fernando Gago’s case shows the perils of players speaking their mind

Sid Lowe: Fernando Gago’s case shows the perils of players speaking their mind
Fernando Gago signed his death warrant recently. Real Madrid’s Argentine midfielder told ESPN on July 24 that Barcelona was one of the best sides in history, better than Real Madrid and that beating it was impossible. The problem, he said, was that the fans do not want to accept that. They certainly don’t: within minutes Gago was, to use the Spanish phrase, being called everything but beautiful …
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Sundhage transforms United States squad
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) – Pia Sundhage came into the first meeting with her new team, pulled out her guitar and began playing the Bob Dylan classic, “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” “Admit that the waters around you have grown, and accept it that soon you’ll be drenched to the bone,” she sang. “If your time to you is worth savin’ then you better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone. For…
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Sports briefs
LOCAL OSP to host Military Appreciation Night Friday night is Military Appreciation Night at Oglethorpe Speedway Park. All active duty will be admitted free with ID, and a discount will be given to any other military with ID. Friday is also a part of the WIX 100 Nights of Racing program with special incentives to the drivers of all classes to finish in the top five. Half-rubber tournament July …
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Cups runneth over
share: digg facebook twitter Assuming Boerne ISD Athletic Director Stan Leech’s calculations are on the mark, Boerne Champion High School is about to add its most prestigious award yet to its bulging trophy case. The UIL is expected to officially announce tomorrow that Champion has won the 2010-2011 Lone Star Cup, awarded to the school in each classification with the most points accumulated in …
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