Tag Archives: Grant Wahl

(Leaked) Schedule For International Champions Cup

28 May

International Champions CupSo, Grant Wahl leaked the schedule for the ICC and ugh, I am not pleased. My ass is not flying to Phoenix to see Real Madrid on a Thursday in August.

Anyhow, please keep in mind the schedule will be officially released tomorrow, so wait before you book any flights. Lord knows what could happen between now and then.  Continue reading

Where My Ninjas At? (And Other Bits & Bobs)

19 Apr

Right here, apparently. The chill weather has brought the return of the ninja look to Valdebebas just as we were hoping for sleeveless shirts and training legs. No matter, I’ll take my Blancos in cloak-and-dagger mode anyday. Continue reading

Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl To Speak in NYC

25 Jul

Thought some of you might be interested in this free event happening in NYC.

August 4: Varsity Letters  (more info link including upcoming speakers)

Gelf’s Varsity Letters sports reading series returns on Thursday, August 4, at 7:30 p.m., at Manhattan’s Le Poisson Rouge. At this free monthly event, hosted by Gelf, Bill Strickland and Grant Wahl will read from and talk about their work. Strickland chronicled Lance Armstrong’s return from retirement to compete in the 2009 Tour de France, and has added to his book in light of recent doping accusations against Armstrong. Wahl will describe his quixotic bid for the presidency of FIFA, the powerful and troubled governing body of world soccer. Please spread the word to sports fans and book lovers.

Event Details:

Le Poisson Rouge (Official site, map)
158 Bleecker St. (between Sullivan St. and Thompson St.)
New York, NY 10012
Blocks from A/C/E/B/D/F/M/N/R/1/6 trains

Doors open at 7.
Event starts at 7:30.
There is no admission charge.
Attendees must be 21 or older, as per Le Poisson Rouge rules. (Email varsityletters@gmail.com if you are under 21 and would like to attend. The farther in advance, the better; no guarantees.)