Saturday, January 26, 2008

Havant & Waterlooville are a great pub team and they know it

With the fourth round of the FA Cup well underway, Havant & Waterlooville fans show that they are the best drinking team left.

Friday, January 25, 2008

2008-2009 Dream UEFA Cup Final

I can see the promos now: two classic clubs one trophy as AC Milan battle Liverpool for the 2008-2009 UEFA Cup.

Did you think that I was going to say Champions League?

At this point the two teams meeting at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul (Turkey) in the UEFA Cup finals seem more likely to happen then the two making the group stages of the Champions League.

While both teams have advanced to the knocked out stages of this years Champions League, their qualification for next years Big Ears Cup through the league seems to be in question as Liverpool sit in 5th place behind Everton, while AC Milan sit in 10th place 10 points behind a qualification place.

The image of Scousers and AC Milan fans cheering their team on as they battle for the second chance vase is a priceless image.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Another Bad Duke Player in the NBA

Just like Josh McRoberts, Dahntay Jones has shown he really does not belong in the league. Check back as the Only Time Will Tell Crew continues to highlight how bad Duke players have been in the league.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Enigma begins break out

For years soccer fans have been told that Jermaine Jenas has all of the skills to be a superstar at both the club and international levels.But since Juande Ramos took over at Spurs, Jenas has started to show that his play might be living up to his potential .

During the recently completed Carling Cup semi-final against Spurs’ hated rival Arsenal, Jenas might have been the best player on the field. According to The Sun’s player rankings for the second leg of the tie, Jenas was ranked at a 9 out of 10 and the Man of the Match.

Jenas started his career Nottingham Forest during the 2001-2002, and then he moved to Newcastle United before the start of the 2002-2003 for 5 million pounds. Jenas started to show his true skills and he was named PFA Young Player of the Year during his first season in the white and black of Newcastle.

Jenas then moved to the Spurs before the close of the Aug. 2005 transfer window for 7 million pounds, where he was a stalwart for former manager Martin Jol, but under the Ramos, Jenas has shown great improvement and his performances during the Carling Cup semi-finals could only be the tip of the iceberg.

Monday, January 21, 2008

Duke Players Stink in the NBA

Over the course of the next couple of weeks the Only Time Will Tell crew will review the impact that Duke players have had on the NBA. Our first candidate is Duke's Great White Hope Josh McRoberts. He has been such a hit that he is currently in the D-League.

Check back over the next couple of weeks for other players from Duke that Stink in the NBA.

Brotherly Love

A look around the college basketball landscape, show a couple of brother teams that have shown their true family colors.

At Stanford, the Lopez brothers, Brook and Robin (pictured above), have made the Cardinal one of the toughest teams to play against in the Pac 10. The two almost seven footers make it painful for any opponent to come into the painted area. Both of them should be playing in the NBA in the next couple of years.

While at Florida and St. Joe's a pair of Calathes are making their impact felt. At Florida freshman Nick Calathes appears to be the part of the next generation of Gators that are set to rule the SEC. Nick can play all over the back court and small forward. While at Joe's senior Pat Calathes is one of those near six ten guards. While leading the Hawks in scoring, Calathes does all that he can do to keep the hawks in all of their games.

Both the North Carolina and Mississippi State have cases of Hansbrough fever. While everyone who follows college basketball knows that Tyler leads North Carolina. Little brother has been one of the key players for the Bulldogs. Some people remember Ben as the little brother of the Tyler when they played Greg Oden and Mike Conley in a high school game at Butler University, a couple of years ago. At the time Ben was the trusty side kick of big brother, but over the course of the last couple of year, Ben has turned into a good player in his own right. This year Ben has done it all for the dogs averaging 9.8 points per game, 3.8 rebounds and 2.8 assist per game.

And in the coming years, there are going to be more and more brother acts coming to college basketball like the Morris twins going to Kansas next year and the Wear twins heading to North Carolina in two years.