Posts Tagged ‘England’


There’s a pretty huge sporting event on deck. No, it’s not the potential clincher of the Stanley Cup Finals. Or the deciding games of the NBA Conference Finals. Or the back half of the French Open.

That stuff is going on, too, but it’s not nearly as important as the kickoff of UEFA Euro 2012. At least, that’s what we’ll be told for the next three weeks by soccer snobs.

If you’re unfamiliar, this is the European championship of nations with players suiting up for their home countries rather than their regular-season clubs. Think of it as a miniature World Cup just for Europe minus (maybe) the ridiculous locales and rigged bidding processes. (more…)