Show these cheaters the red card.
If NBC wants Americans to watch English soccer they must make Americans come to identify with soccer. It's going to take more than stunts, viral videos and general "awareness advertising."
Sam Sodje of Portsmouth was a sore loser. Jose Baxter of Oldham was probably a sore winner. There's also the occasional plunk
Harry Redknapp sails to the rescue. His latest mission is at the wheel of the fast sinking Queens Park Rangers. The club is listing badly, in last place in the English Premier league, winless, rudderless and everything seeming hopeless. No luck with the breeze. Harry brings the wind.
American soccer's Anglophilia always has and always will confuse me. Take one listen to ESPN analyst and former U.S.-team star John Harkes, and you'll hear it in his lilt; that weird accent of his wasn't cultivated in his childhood home near Newark, New Jersey.