2008 Champions League Final

ESPN takes an unholy pounding in the sports blogging world. Much of it is probably deserved but they came through yesterday big time. The Champions League final between Manchester United and Chelsea went to penalties. In the olden days, I used to set my VCR for 3 or so hours but now with DVRs, you choose the programming block and record it. ESPN set a 2 hour and 25 minute programming block for the Final which would have been fine IF extra time wasn’t required. Of course, you can always select the ensuing program on the DVR to make sure you get extra time and penalties but I’m an idiot. Continue reading