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Ok, first of all, we are not prudes, so this blog post is not going to be about the political correctness charge that some of our readers claim we follow blindly. And it’s definitely not about “cafeteria communism,” the newest term that one of my detractors is lovingly calling us these days. (Big sidenote: We like to make money, last time we checked that we prefer “cafeteria capitalist,” thank you very much.)

However, it does appear that once in a while this blog enters certain trend stages, and it looks like this week it, the trend is NUDITY. First, Hope Solo (please, please, please pose all Solo in ESPN the Magazine), and now the 2-year-old son of New England Patriot quarterback Tom Brady, also known in Brazil as Mr. Giselle Bundchen.

This all started when Boston Barstool Sports posted a paparazzi posted a pic of Tom’s and Giselle’s, 2-year-old, having a fun little naked blast on a beach in Costa Rica. No, we aren’t going to post the pic here, if you want to see it, Google it or give BBS some more traffic hit. Even though the pic is not being posted here, we will say that it is extremely common for certain cultures to have their children run around naturally on a beach. And if we were Brady’s lawyers, we would be chatting with the photographer on a couple if issues.

We WILL post what BBS —a very raw and occasionally funny Boston sports web page— said about the picture:

“That’s a big f–king hog for a 2 year old right?  Just swinging low like a boss.  I guess we shouldn’t be surprised though.  That’s what MVP QB’s do.  They impregnate chicks and give birth to big d–ked kids.   Does Peyton Manning have any children?   If he does I bet they got pencil d–ks.

PS – The mom’s a– ain’t bad either.  I was going to try and save this for GTA tomorrow, but just couldn’t do it.  Not with Brady’s kid’s d–k staring me in the face.

Our thoughts? We think that BBS owner David Portnoy crossed the line. There is comedy, and then there is insult. Like we said, we aren’t prudes (just check out what we post on Latino Rebels on a daily basis), but when we try to write comedy, we tend to raise the bar a bit and not go after the cheap laugh.

Now Portnoy’s narcissism is getting him into more trouble and he is facing consequences, and rightly so. First mistake was getting banned by WEEI’s The Big Show, a Boston sports talk institution. It appears that Big Show host Glen Ordway really took Portnoy to town. Hey, it’s a free country and we applaud WEEI for being courageous and telling Portnoy to suck it.

As for Portnoy, looks like he won’t be apologetic. His statement to New England Cable News (NECN) was weak, to say the least. But we let you decide.

“We saw the Brady’s kid picture and basically I saw it and thought it was a funny joke. I mean really that’s the nuts and bolts of it. For me it wasn’t so much about the kid, it’s an ongoing theme with us is that Brady is the best, Brady is God and really for us that blog was just another way to say it. It’s like Brady’s kid is the best, Peyton Manning’s is the worst.”

Here is a video response from Portnoy.

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This is a bit hard to understand, but once in a while I will just be a All-American and red-blooded male, without sounding like a sexist pig. Ok, this is probably going to sound sexist and pig-like. Apologies in advance.

However, there are certain things that make me happy. The Red Sox. US Soccer. My Family. My Friends. Puerto Rican Polls That Show How Unpopular Luis Fortuõ Is. And then there is Hope Freaking Solo.

Yesterday, the American Goalie Goddess (see my Facebook profile and you will get it) tweeted the the following on her stream:

It might be hard to believe that ESPN THE MAGAZINE would actually show Hope going all Solo in his comfortable skin. However, even if it doesn’t happen, this was my Tweet of the Year!

GO USWNT!!! GO HOPE!!!!!

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So, forget about the Mexico loss and the fact that US Men’s Coach Bob Bradley should be fired.

Today, the United States Women’s Team starts its 2011 World Cup quest in Germany. We are pumped. Sure, the soccer will be great, but our hearts will be all a flutter at 11:45 EST today on ESPN, when the US Women face North Korea.

Our reason. Just two words:

HOPE SOLO

Why are we in love with Hope?

  1. She is a kick-ass goalie.
  2. She has the coolest last name in the world.
  3. Anyone who has Hope as a name represents all that is good in the world.
  4. She is drop-dead gorgeous.
GO USA!!!!!

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