Kind of a wild week, right? We had a stadium groundbreaking, the end of the regular season is upcoming, Wondo's circus is building up on the west coast and--of course--Heath Pearce did shopping around lower Manhattan.
We also got some big news from the broadcast business. Presenting some of the top tweets this week, starting with this bombshell on EPL TV rights from Sports Business Journal media reporter John Ourand:
SBD: NBC emerges as the front-runner for the EPL's US rights. Here's a link to the story. sportsbusinessdaily.com/Daily/Closing-…— John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) October 26, 2012
Heath Pearce has good style. He's also in the process of gearing up for his first New York winter, if you couldn't tell from the image below.
Everyone has a take on Wondo's ridiculous 2012 season, but Grant Wahl gave us an interesting nugget on the striker's stretch over the last three years. Silly numbers.
Most goals over 3 straight MLS seasons: Wondolowski 60, Díaz Arce 56, Lassiter 55, Ruiz 50, Twellman 47, Ángel 45, S. John 44— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) October 24, 2012
The regular season concludes on Sunday, crazy. Thank goodness for this whole "playoffs" thing.
One last thought b4 bed: If the playoffs are half as compelling and entertaining as the regular season has been, November's gonna be awesome— Matthew Doyle (@MLS_Analyst) October 22, 2012
Wondo might have the 'Quakes firmly entrenched in the minds of MLS fans heading into this weekend, but San Jose made big news on Sunday for an entirely different reason.
SUM president Kathy Carter was on hand to see the groundbreaking of San Jose's new stadium, and snap a pic of two dudes that did a ton to make it happen.