Three's a charm for the U.S. soccer stalwart, who last week notched his first EPL goal, a sweet lefty dribbler, for Everton. That's one more score than Landycakes netted in two previous European stints, and now he's got the Toffees on the rise. They've lost only once in five games since his arrival.
A banner week for the nonstop football junkie, thanks to two landmark deals. In August, cable-deprived NFL nuts will be able to watch the HBO training camp doc Hard Knocks at Hulu.com—perhaps on their iPads—and, next season, view the Red Zone Channel on cellphones.
Three cheers for Louisiana senator David Vitter, who stood up for T-shirt vendors when the NFL tried to claim ownership of the Saints' "Who Dat?" war cry. Vitter printed up a batch of T's and challenged the league: Drop your ridiculous position or sue me.
SENATOR IN THE GOAL
Good luck reclaiming your job, Pascal Leclaire. Ottawa's oft-injured netminder may have been Wally Pipped by Brian Elliott (right), who strung together seven wins, in which he allowed all of eight goals, helping put the Sens back in the East race.