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Louden Appeared On The Local Fox Affiliate In Advance Of The Barca/Juve Match

06/06/2015
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Louden Appeared On The Local Fox Affiliate In Advance Of The Barca/Juve Match

It all started with this Tweet from Fox29′s Karen Hepp: Good Morning! #fox29weekend Are you celebrating something today? Graduations? Weddings?! The first… https://t.co/rYay6vU47O — Karen Hepp (@KarenFox29) June 6, 2015 Quickly, I realized that, yo, we’re celebrating today’s Barca match and, yo, that Barca match appears on Fox29. What happened next was meant to be:…

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Watch Messi’s Copa Del Rey Goalazo As Called By 16 Different Commentators [Video]

06/01/2015
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Watch Messi’s Copa Del Rey Goalazo As Called By 16 Different Commentators [Video]

My words can’t describe the glory of Lionel Messi’s first goal in Saturday’s Copa Del Rey final vs. Athletic Bilbao. And, quite frankly, no one’s can. But why not just watch and listen to 16 commentators try anyway! (H/T @RolandBui)

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I’m Not Saying Louden Will Be The Next Lionel Messi, BUT…

04/19/2015
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I’m Not Saying Louden Will Be The Next Lionel Messi, BUT…

…but he did score a goal while surrounded by four defenders in a scene eerily reminiscent of Messi’s World Cup hurdles.

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Despite Messi Not Playing, Louden Hickey Had A Great Soccer Saturday

03/29/2015
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Despite Messi Not Playing, Louden Hickey Had A Great Soccer Saturday

Yes, FedEx Field was a hellscape for the Argentina vs. El Salvador friendly on Saturday. In the morning, he scored four goals on the first day of Fairmount Youth Soccer spring ball (proud papa: he was dribbling like a focused bawse). In the afternoon, he headed south to Landover, Md. to catch the Argentina/El Salvador…

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11 Worse Things About FedEx Field Than Messi Not Playing Vs. El Salvador

03/29/2015
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11 Worse Things About FedEx Field Than Messi Not Playing Vs. El Salvador

Louden, Bride Hickey and I drove down to Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. for Saturday’s international-soccer friendly between Argentina and El Salvador. Obviously, I wasn’t going to pass on the opportunity to see Soccer God Lionel Messi with my (own) eyes. Obviously, it was a disappointment that he did not play (though I would…

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By Attending Slain Philly Cop’s Viewing, Chip Kelly Put Sports In Proper Perspective

03/14/2015
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By Attending Slain Philly Cop’s Viewing, Chip Kelly Put Sports In Proper Perspective

People take sports too damn seriously. This is especially true in Philadelphia, but irrefutably true beyond the 215. This isn’t to say “________________ is more important than sports.” Any number of things could be truthfully written in that blank space. The people who haven’t yet realized that are lost causes. When looking back at the…

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Hey Look, A Tweet Of Mine Appeared In A Story About Katy Perry’s Left Shark

02/20/2015
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Hey Look, A Tweet Of Mine Appeared In A Story About Katy Perry’s Left Shark

Thanks, Dylan Stableford, for closing out your “Who was the left shark that captivated the world during Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime show?” on Yahoo with something I tweeted about Ms. Perry’s Left Shark! (And thanks Mike D. for noticing it, as I hadn’t seen it initally!)

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In Which Michelle Beadle Enables Me To Take A Stand Against Twitter DMs Sans Follows

02/08/2015
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In Which Michelle Beadle Enables Me To Take A Stand Against Twitter DMs Sans Follows

Notably decent sports personality Michelle Beadle offered up a fiery-hot anti-red-carpet take during the Grammys pre-show today. Whether it was sarcasm-marinated or not, I recalled her being involved in some red-carpet action in the past. Lo and behold, it even says so in her wikiography. Apparently, she took offense to this minimalist approach to research…

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Here’s A Picture Of Katy Perry And Dancing Sharks Because Oh. My. God. How Awesome Was Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show!?!

02/02/2015
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Here’s A Picture Of Katy Perry And Dancing Sharks Because Oh. My. God. How Awesome Was Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show!?!

Answer: Katy Perry’s Super Bowl XLIX halftime show was the bestestest thing ever and I’m so sad it’s over but we’ll always have it for marveling’s sake.

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That Time I BOFA’d Curt Schilling With A #KetchupBoy Hashtag

01/12/2015
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That Time I BOFA’d Curt Schilling With A #KetchupBoy Hashtag

I’m not one to hide behind a screen name and spout off online. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. It’s just that I’m much more comfortable attaching my name to my sentiments. And one of those sentiments is the fact that I’m not 100 percent convinced that the whole Curt Schilling “Bloody Sock Game”…

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