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It is a little over a month away from the 146th anniversary of the Battle of Monterrey.  The US Army commanded by General Zachary Taylor surrounded and took the Mexican town of Monterrey defended by 10,000 Mexican troops using urban battle tactics.  On a warm evening in Monterrey last night the current inhabitants showed they…

Los Morados go to Monterrey

Today the first games begin in the group stages of the CONCACAF Champions league.  The group stages feature 4 groups of 4 teams from North and Central America and the Caribbean, who will play each other twice, home and away.  The top two teams from each group will qualify for the Championship Round and the…

Aliens

I was going to write about how much I like baseball, and how I am looking forward to seeing a couple of Padres games when we visit the US next month.  Mainly I was going to write about pointless the Home Run Derby and All Star Game are…  But instead I am going to write about a man I…

Latin American nickname competition…

Watching the games here in Costa Rica has meant I have heard some great nicknames for players that people have in this part of the world.  So I thought I would keep a list of the nicknames of some players who have appeared in this World Cup and see if anyone can guess who is…