The wait is finally over. Today the USMNT (UnitedStatesMen'sNationalTeam) gets another chance at payback when they square off against Ghana this afternoon. The US advanced to the 2nd stage of the 2010 World Cup, only to be knocked out of the elimination round by Ghana. They are playing at Estadio das Dunas Natal. ESPN begins coverage at 5:30 pm. If the USA has any chance at moving into the next stage, today is a must win.
Jeff Fisher is a dirt-bag. This we already know. However, I like what he's doing in St. Louis. He's yet to sign any of this years draft picks. He's waiting until they can handle that kind of a pay check, after getting lessons in finace. Sure, a few weeks may not make much of a difference, but I like the idea.
This article reminded me of something a friend of mine wrote a month or so ago. It's about athletes making bad financial investments. This part made me laugh:
Consider the flood-proof couch saver. After Hurricane Katrina, professional baseball player Torii Hunter put $70,000 into a company that made inflatable rafts so buyers in flood-prone areas could float their furniture to safety. The endeavor sank.
Nothing totally groundbreaking here, but some good info nonetheless. I thought he's piece fit nicely with the PFT article. You can read the rest here: