Running World Cup Diary: England v USA – Nigeria v. Argentina; all day, all day – part 1

10:30 am And we’ve arrived at Mags’ place in beatific Greenpoint…Mags is here with Ms. BarmyArmy, Cool Tom (as distinguished from me), Robby, and more to come. I’m tardy because I stupidly decided to dribble a soccerball all the way from my apartment two blocks away. To say the least, I got it lodged under … Continue reading

Running World Cup Diary: England v USA; all day, all day

Join The Venuist and MagsBarmyArmy all day as the Voices brings you a running diary of all today’s action. Follow the action here, at the VENUIST blog. -T*V

World Cup 2010 Preview: Vol 2 – Mags' Barmy Army Reports

On the eve of the 2010 World Cup I sit on my hotel terrace, sipping a cold glass of exquisite South African Chardonnay, looking north towards Table Mountain shrouded in a plume of ethereal clouds; I cannot quite believe the expense that Venuing has gone to too bring you coverage of this years fabled World … Continue reading

It's Football Time Already?

September 9th. It’s more than just the anniversary of California being admitted into the Union or the date Washington D.C. was formally named that, after our first president George. It’s also the day the fantasy football season begins. Drew Brees and his high powered New Orleans Saints offense will take the field against Adrian Peterson, … Continue reading

2010 World Cup Preview: Vol. 1 – Mags Barmy Army reports from South Africa!

Many of you sports frenzied individuals will, or should, be aware of a certain little soiree taking place in southern Africa starting next week. Some of you will be all clued up, some of you will be completely in the dark. Some of you will be familiar with your Drogba’s, your Rooney’s, your off side … Continue reading

Favre Watch 2010: Longwell Speculation

Vikings quarterback Brett Favre has called in a favor from his long time friend, kicker Ryan Longwell, to heighten the drama of his imminent decision. Longwell has stated that he believes there is a fair chance Favre could actually retire, and puts the chances of him returning to him retiring squarely at 50-50. This is … Continue reading

Offseason Blues: Agents, Contracts, and 2nd Chances

Feature Story: Yesterday, Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the media that he has been re-evaluating his lifestyle and says that he is excited to have a shot at a second chance. Though never officially charged, Roethlisberger has been accused twice of rape, which has brought great shame on his team and his family (it … Continue reading

Offseason Blues: Seizures, Debts, Twitter, and 2014!

Feature Story: The Super Bowl comes to New York (NJ)! 2014 may be the first snowy Super Bowl ever. At the very least it will be much colder than usual. Peyton Manning, king of controlled weather conditions, has endorsed the move, so it must be fair. In related news Tampa continues to bitch that they … Continue reading

Trading the blue and orange for orange and blue

I can’t remember the last time someone who lost The Big One being followed with such intense zeal since Sarah Palin was foisted upon the nation’s already thoroughly chafed psyche. In a move that caught everyone by surprise, the Denver Broncos drafted Tim “The Toolman” Tebow. I was taking a leak when I heard the … Continue reading

Offseason Blues: Drugs, Prostitutes, and YouTube

Feature Story: Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing, recepient of the Defensive Rookie of the Year Award (twice now since they had to conduct a revote), has been suspended for the first four games of the season following a drug-test that came back positive for HCG, a performance enhancing drug. Cushing attempted to appeal the decision … Continue reading