Major League Baseball should go on hiatus during the World Cup. Honestly, is anyone paying attention to a Monday night game in St. Petersburg? I was appalled that the bar I was at last night had the Orioles on even though no one was watching. How dumb. Anyway, here's the Coffee Companion, where we recap the previous day's sports headlines.
- Clint Dempsey's early goal and John Brooks' late winner gave the United States a tense, 2-1 win over Ghana to keep our nation's World Cup hopes alive. It was wonderful, and I am glad to say I have restored my normal heart rate.
- Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn's death had a lot of local impact. Gwynn was inducted into the Hall of Fame with Cal Ripken Jr. and was a mentor to Orioles outfielder Adam Jones.
-Ray Rice and his wife, Janay, met yesterday with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in advance of the expected discipline for his legal issues.