Category Archives: Happy Hour

Tuesday Happy Hour: Day After Presidents’ Day Sale

"I'm sorry, I can't deal with Qumar with right now. I'm discussing a starting XI for Italy with Klinsmann."

Everyone’s back to work today, and the soccer world had a few stories featuring our nation’s Presidents in light of yesterday’s holiday, among some other great tidbits:

Monday Happy Hour: Slow Work Day Monday

Ironically, an empanada-making competition is also part of being a trialist under Sigi Schmid.

No holiday off here at g4s central, but it has been a slow work day so have been able to read a bunch and share some favorite links from the day with you.

Friday Happy Hour: The ABC’s of Soccer Valentines

Amarikwa, Bocanegra, Califf, Donovan, and the rest…here are this week’s Soccer Valentines, listed by the one being admired:

Plus one more coming shortly from yours truly…

Thursday Happy Hour: Homecoming Season

An awkward moment via

Today’s news was filled with homecomings in Major League Soccer:

The deal for Brian Ching to return to the Houston Dynamo from the Montreal Impact who picked him up in the Expansion Draft came to pass.

After a stint in Europe, former USMNT striker Eddie Johnson will be making a return to MLS. The league allocation process for Johnson will take place tomorrow.

Finally, it’s rumored that the Vancouver Whitecaps have an interest in bringing Soccer Ally and USMNT captain Carlos Bocanegra back to MLS. Bocanegra is one of several Americans playing for SPL’s financially struggling Rangers FC.

Wednesday Happy Hour: Jimmy Conrad for 2013 SI Swimsuit Issue!

Jimmy Conrad has a new YouTube show and he and his guest discuss many things including Alex Morgan in Sports Illustrated this week. Jimmy wonders aloud how he’d look in body paint and Grant has a disturbing suggestion on who should take that fashion step.

More on the Crew’s new sponsor and our new favorite feline after the jump.

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Tuesday Happy Hour: The Swimsuit Issue

David Testo, Ambiente Magazine

Ah yes, it’s that time of the winter when Sports Illustrated releases their annual Swimsuit Issue and late night talk shows and morning “news” shows become overrun with skimpily-dressed models. Soccer fans’ Twitter feeds have been particularly flooded with Swimsuit Issue chatter with the USWNT’s Alex Morgan donning only body paint for a feature in the magazine.

So for those of us not particularly interested in seeing bikini-clad women everywhere we look during SI’s annual media blitz, we bring you our swimsuit gallery after the jump.

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Monday Happy Hour: Juan Agudelo + Baby Tiger = AWWWW

Miss going to or watching Saturday’s USWNT victory over New Zealand? The Free Beer Movement does a great photo essay of his trip to Frisco.

I’m jonesing for the 2012 MLS Season even harder after seeing the promo that Sporting KC aired during last night’s Grammy telecast:

And finally, Juan Agudelo feeding a baby tiger may be no big deal to him, but to us it’s all kinds of adorable:

Friday Happy Hour: Best of the Week

Thursday Happy Hour: Party Animals

There were a few animal-related stories that caught our attention today (and one soccer player dressed as an animal). So enjoy the fun videos for Happy Hour:

From KCKRS, a dog blocking penalty kicks:

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Wednesday Happy Hour: DeRo Drinks Your Milkshake

It’s been a busy day today. Soccer hater Roland Martin was suspended by CNN, we put out a new mission statement for our allies, and right now I’m watching the debate prior to a vote on marriage equality in Washington State. Here are some other interesting stories and posts from the soccer world today:

How can soccer on Twitter be made even better than we’ve made it in the last five weeks? MLS teams having separate Twitter accounts for match day play by play. (The Free Beer Movement)

An initiative in Chicago is taking aim at curbing urban violence and keeping kids in school in their city through the power of soccer. (Huffington Post Chicago)

Finally, the Millions of Milkshakes in West Hollywood hosted MLS MVP Dwayne DeRosario recently. He created his own milkshake for their menu and slapped his ass with a Pussycat Doll. (