Superb Owl Sunday.

Well, the result of The Big Game™ didn’t turn quite as I would have liked. I guess Tom Brady and the Patriots can’t win all the Superb Owls. It’s awful nice of them to let someone else win one every now and then. But it was still a good game. And there were some pretty good commercials. Oh well. Onto the next sports ball season already in progress. 😀🦉🏈❤️

Sunday Funday.

We went back to Taft’s Brewpourium to watch Michigan take on Rutgers. We hadn’t been to the Brewpourium for a quick minute…

While we were watching the game, we ordered another one of Taft’s New Haven-style apizzas, some of their delicious garlic knots, loaded tots topped with Cincinnati chili and some great Taft’s beers…

Everything was as delicious as always. And Michigan beat Rutgers 62-47! We always have a good time at Taft’s Brewpourium. 😀🍕📺🏀❤️

Meanwhile in Michigan…

Tonight, my parents went to see #11 Western Michigan take on Colorado College at Lawson Ice Arena in Kalamazoo. We tuned in to watch the game on CBS Sports. While we were watching, we kept an eye out for my parents. I thought I recognized the white stripes on my dad’s jacket in the crowd…

And then coming back from a commercial, there were my parents…

It was pretty neat to see my mom & dad on TV. And it was a really good hockey game too. Western defeated Colorado College 3-2 in overtime! 😀📺🏒❤️

Northside Sunday.

This afternoon we walked down Hamilton Avenue to go check out the FC Cincinnati Fan Appreciation Tour which was making a stop at Second Place…

We thought there would be a representative on-hand promoting or representing the club. Maybe trying to sign people up for season tickets, answering questions about FC Cincy’s possible promotion to MLS or the latest on FC|C’s plans for a soccer-specific stadium or even just shaking some hands. Maybe if we were really lucky, there’d be a player or two on-hand. But nothing. The FC Cincinnati Far Appreciation Tour meant you could get a Moerlein FC Cincinnati Blood Orange IPA just $3 from 11am to 2pm. That’s it. Boy, do I feel appreciated. 😶 It was also the Manchester Derby: City versus United so Second Place was pretty crowded what with it being the Cincinnati hub of all things City and all…

We’ve watched a couple of big Manchester City matches at Second Place. There’s this one guy who’s a City supporter who is very vocal and very loud and his voice is so annoying that it makes it really difficult for me to watch City matches at Second Place. I’m just happy Second Place isn’t an Arsenal supporters hang out. Because that guy… whoa. Don’t get me wrong, I really love Second Place just not during Manchester City matches. But that’s just me.

We stayed until just before halftime and then broke camp to watch the second half at Higher Gravity. And in walking the block from Second Place to Higher Gravity, we missed two goals. The first forty-plus minutes, nothing. The last three minutes of the half, two goals. It figures. We watched City knock off United 2-1. Higher Gravity still had Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout on tap…

That beer was pretty amazing. We hung out and watched the Bengals get thumped by the Bears and then just came home. It was yet another really fun afternoon in Northside. 😀⚽️🍺🏈❤️

GO BLUE!

I really don’t have a very good feeling about today’s edition of “The Game.”
But nonetheless, GO BLUE! 😀〽️💙

UPDATE: Ugh. Again.

Happy North London Derby Day!

COME ON YOU GUNNERS! #AFCvsTHS #Arsenal #COYG 😀⚽️🔫❤️

NYPD x GO BLUE!

We shared a little pizza from NYPD to celebrate Michigan’s win over Maryland…

It might be the last win they get this season. gulp. 😀🍕〽️❤️

It’s just embarrassing.

We went to Second Place to watch the USMNT take on Trinidad & Tobago in the final qualifying match for next summer’s World Cup in Russia…

Our USMNT needed a win against a Trinidad & Tobago squad that had only won one match in qualifying. They had one win, eight losses, and no draws. Handing T&T one more loss would guarantee the USA a spot in Russia but a tie would more than likely put them into the World Cup finals as well. And the USMNT played really well against in their 4-0 rout of Panama on Friday

And the USMNT lost 2-1. They finished fifth behind Mexico and Costa Rica and Panama and Honduras. Fifth out six teams in the hexagonal table. Next summer’s World Cup finals will be the first without American involvement since 1986. Disappointing doesn’t really cover it. It’s just really dang embarrassing. But I haven’t been this disappointed and embarrassed in the United States since Trump was put in the White House.

But hey, at least it was a pretty evening before the match…

What the heck is happening to our once-great country? 😀🇺🇸⚽️😬😥🚫🏆😭

Northside Saturday.

We went back to Taft’s Brewporium for lunch today…

I really like their New Haven-style “apizza…”

We watched some of the baseball and then we watched Michigan lose to Sparty.

It was a really fun day up until the losing part. 😀🍺🍕〽️🏈😕❤️

One step closer.

This evening we just stayed in and watched the USMNT take another huge step towards qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 4-0 rout over Panama

If the USMNT can beat Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday, they’ll be packing their bags for Russia next summer! 😀⚽️🇺🇸❤️

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