Peeping Inside The Eternal Editorial Debate At SbB

OK, I’m wavering on what to write about to end the week. Should it be Jose Guillen’s ingrown toenail, Ryan Braun’s unfortunate foray into the apparel business or George Mason’s Homecoming (Drag) Queen?

Lucimara Silva Photos

Or, should I end the week by posting some pics of the luscious Lucimara Silva.

Talk about a daunting dilemma. Click here to find out which one I picked! Read more…

MLS Player Retires In Order to Join the Priesthood

It doesn’t say much for your professional league when a player decides to retire from your sport to enter the priesthood.

Chase Hilgenbrinck Jesus

The ASSOCIATED PRESS passes along news that Chase Hilgenbrinck is stepping off the Major League Soccer pitch, and stepping into a seminary.

After spending four years playing in Chile, Hilgenbrinck had signed with the New England Revolution in March. But after a few games at Gillette Stadium, Chase heeded the call to someone even more powerful than Revs & Pats owner Robert Kraft: Read more…

Brazil Tunes Up for World Cup in Brady’s Backyard

Brazil’s national soccer team will be bouncing it up in the Beantown area tonight, as the South American sharpshooters will be facing continental rivals Venezuela in an exhibition contest at Gillette Stadium.

Sexy Brazil soccer fan

The BOSTON GLOBE reports that a near-capacity crowd is expected at The House That Brady & Belichick Built, with the 8:30 p.m. ET game being broadcast to over 100 countries. Even Kobe Bryant might show up to watch - unless the fans chant reminders of his performance in last night’s Game 1.

All this for an exhibition? Well, Brazil’s last Boston visit was a big success.

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Brazilian Soccer Babe Bares All For Photo Shoot

We’re glad to see the continuing trend of female athletes quite proud to show off their sexy side - from Aussie basketballer Erin Phillips to Belgian sprinter Kim Gevaert; from Norwegian runner Kristine Engleset to British cyclist Victoria Pendleton; from Bolivian b-baller Claudia Porras to British footballer Natasha Hughes. Why, even tennis pro Ashley Harkleroad is getting in on the act!

And now, a new name can be added to this pretty and prestigious list of international athletic hotties: Laisa Andrioli.

Laisa Andrioli

Andrioli is a member of Brazil’s national women’s soccer team. And the 20-year-old striker struck some provocative poses for a recent photo shoot - many without wearing any cumbersome uniform.

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