Posts Tagged ‘sports’

win for vin!

October 3rd, 2016 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
I’m taking a break from packing and sorting and memory land here in istanbul and wanted to post about Vin and his last broadcasted game…sadly it was a loss but ...

made for october

September 26th, 2016 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
It’s blue skied but rainy and the clouds and bosphorus are just gorgeous from our view, and we’re still unpacking and cleaning up the house (oh lordee don’t get me ...

Rio Olympics!

August 8th, 2016 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
The summer olympics are here!! The opening ceremony was on Friday, the athletes all paraded in, there was a crazy good fireworks show… So that means you’ll see me again in ...

eve dönüyoruz / we are coming home

April 13th, 2016 | Posted by b | No Comments
Yesterday Beşiktaş FINALLY got to play in their home stadium again… it has been something like 3 years since they mostly tore the old stadium down to rebuild it in ...

the (baseball) west is ours!

October 7th, 2015 | Posted by b | No Comments
For the third year in a row, we won the West! Yes they tortured us for (too long) a while in Colorado, but I think the dodgers were always planning ...

sportsball

September 28th, 2015 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
It has been a sports day, well night at least. First we had a beşiktaş derby with those dirty yellow birds (fenerbahce) and we won, 3-2, and we didn’t have ...

go, sports team!

February 1st, 2015 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
In honor of the super bowl much later today (I guess I will root for the non-deflating balls Seahawks, plus they are west coast plus i don’t really care one ...

the world cup is here!

June 12th, 2014 | Posted by b | No Comments
well almost…in about 2.5 hours…11pm istanbul time, 5pm Brazil time, and I am super excited for the ‘Dunya Kupasi’ (turkish). I was just watching a bunch of world cup commercials, ...

it’s almost that time again…

June 3rd, 2014 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
When I moved to istanbul, almost four years ago, I remember that I was in the midst of watching the madness overload of football/soccer that is the world cup. It ...

triplesowcow twizzle fly-thru-the-air thursday

February 13th, 2014 | Posted by b | 4 Comments
When I don’t have Turkish class the day is dominated by olympics of course, and today turkish tv blessed me with constant coverage in HD, so at one point I ...
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