Happy Thursday, Spursland! For those of you who bet that the first ridiculously North Korean thing to happen at the Olympics would happen two days before the opening ceremonies then you are a winner! Okay, granted, I think any other country would be miffed if they put up the wrong flag, perhaps the flag of your bitterest enemy outside of the American pig dog capitalist imperialists refusing to play for an hour is just so North Korean. For more examples of ridiculous North Koreany stuff might I recommend this?
And now the "news"
This is the type of thing that allows me to continue with my mental imagine of AVB being some kind of half-crazy, half-genius movie director like that grungy guy form Entourage (I know, I can't believe I watched that show either. I wonder when VInce will be broke and then get rich...again?) He is going to do it his way, it is going to wrong and if you don't like it then it's an F U and two middle fingers, bro. Unfortunately that doesn't always work, but at least it will be fun to watch if it implodes.
"He is such a nice polite Irish boy isn't he? Why don't you see if you can set him up with Katie? I don't like that Brady boy". That is a prime example of what Nana Roosevelts would say if she had a) read that article and b) had any context at all. LOVE YOU NANA!
What's happening around SB Nation after the jump
There are times when I think to myself "man you are kind of creative, like more creative than other people", then I see things like this and know that I am not now, nor have I ever been close to creative. Holy god is this amazing.
You know what I don't care about at all? Shoes.
Alex Morgan tops the score sheet with two goals, but even someone without any knowledge for the game (like me) could see that Megan Rapinoe was the one really ball'n.