Well the results are in. And we lost. Woo hoo!
Oh wait, losing is bad, isn't it?
It appears that, despite our parents telling us otherwise, we are not actually the Best Soccer Blog. US Soccer announced the winners of its 2008 Best of... and we ain't on it. The sadness is almost palpable.
U.S. Soccer has announced the first four winners of the 2008 Best of U.S. Soccer Awards following nearly three weeks of fan voting online at ussoccer.com. Fans can view a special episode of Studio 90 on ussoccer.com, where the winners for Best Soccer Specialty Store, Best Soccer Bar, Best Soccer Blog and Best Fan Photo are revealed. Studio 90 will be back throughout the week, as eight more winners are set to be unveiled.
If that Studio 90 is anything like a special episode of "Facts of Life" I'm not sure I could in good conscious recommend you watch that. Really, I'm never going to be able to scrub that image of Natalie having sex from my cerebellum.
As far as we're concerned, the only result that matters is for Best Soccer Blog. And that fucking honor goes to Soccer By Ives. So congratulations Ives. If we've learned anything, it's that we'll have to redouble our ballot-stuffing efforts next year. Either that or be better.
To our readers who voted for us, well, we can't thank you enough. It tickles us to no end that you click over to our site on a daily basis or thereabouts. And it tickles us even more that Mike Georger feels compelled to comment on every thread. Here's to hoping that more of you join him.