The antipasto della casa ( I shared with a companion one evening was a huge platter overflowing with an assortment of olives and roasted peppers, bruschetta topped with chopped tomatoes, caprese salad with fresh mozzarella, crostini anointed with pesto, a large salad of peppery fresh arugula dressed in a mustard laced balsamic vinaigrette, and rotolino rounds of mozzarella and provolone cheese rolled around roasted red peppers, pesto and pistachios. Everything was terrific except the mushy out of season tomatoes on the bruschetta. At this time of year, roasted peppers would have been a better call..
We certainly have larger goals ahead for our club, Shea said. Picked up where it left off against Mexico. Team’s progress had stalled under Bradley.
Lang appeared to further confirm the idea that home mattered most his wife is also from the Detroit area when he told reporters after signing that kid dreams of playing with their hometown team and talked of Lions players of past years whose jerseys he used to own. Indications are that Seattle and Detroit deals were essentially the same, but with Lang ultimately unable to resist possibly finishing out his career at home he will turn 30 on Sept. 27.. , ,

TFF has had fun over the years with the quotes of the great BBC darts commentator Sid Waddell, and so was saddened to hear this week of his death. Without further ado, here are some of his best loved quotes. ”Darts players are probably a lot fitter than most footballers in overall body strength.” ”There’s no one quicker than these two tungsten tossers.” ”The atmosphere is so tense, if Elvis walked in with a portion of chips you could hear the vinegar sizzle on them.” ”Even hypotenuse would have trouble working out these angles.” ”Steve Beaton the Adonis of darts, what poise, what elegance a true Roman gladiator with plenty of hair wax.” ”If you’re round your auntie’s tonight, tell her to stop making the cookies and come through to the living room and watch these two amazing athletes beat the proverbial house out of each other.” ”It’s like trying to pin down a kangaroo on a trampoline.” ”When Alexander of Macedonia was 33, he cried salt tears because there were no more worlds to conquer.
The team finishes the opening round against Germany on Monday, Dec. 29 and the United States on Wednesday, Dec. 31.
He’s getting all this publicity, Story said, “but it hasn’t changed him at all. He’s still very humble. He comes to work every day.