Tuesday Morning Hoddle Of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News And Links For July 31-2012

It's on Charlie, it is so on

Happy Tuesday, Spursland! Americans have been quick to criticize NBC for their coverage of the Olympics. Everything from editing out the tribute to terrorism victims during the opening ceremonies to blacking out many of the major events until prime time when everyone already knows the results has been under fire. Well today NBC fell further down the well of "are you kidding me?!". They sent a reporter out to cover the uniquely British activity of the pub crawl. Seriously, that is how they covered it, like it was something as foreign to Americans as milking a yack. Now I am all for human interest stories, but could we perhaps do one on something that doesn't happen on a regular basis in every country that allows alcohol?

And now the "news"

Bale Lets Adam Know That He Is Not Invited To His Birthday Party- Sky Sports

I tend to like it when someone does something unseemly and they are called out for it, none of the standard platitudes and double talk. Just, "yes, that guy did it and yes, it was complete crap." Straight shooting is what guys like me and my buddy Gareth are about.

Spurs Linked To Real Madrid Defender- A Different League

Arguably our strongest section on the team is our center backs so why would we want another one? More so, why would we want one who is 34 years old?

What's happening around SB Nation after the jump

How Much Are Shirt Sales Really Worth- We Ain't Got No History

This is a great piece of writing. I have always thought that shirts offset player prices much, much more than they apparently do. So the moral of the story is do not over pay for pl...oh, Levy already figured this out. Okay, well I'll just sit hear quietly while you swindle teams like Everton for players we don't really want.

Finally, Jason Babin Has Pooped- SB Nation

Just the latest bit of evidence to support my position that we don't need to go shoe horning technology into every aspect of our lives. Think of your bowels people, your bowels.

Rio Ferdinand Is Charged By The FA For Racist Remarks On Twitter- SB Nation Soccer

Submitted without comment because writers on this site have been challenged to enough fights already this week. If you don't know ask your nearest Stoke fan.

Swiss Soccer Player Sent Home For Racist Tweet- SB Nation Soccer

It is as if the KKK has taken their ideology and released it in aerosol form the amount of this stuff that is going on today.

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