World Cup soccer is closing in fast – 42 days until kick-off to be exact. While diehards practice their face painting and team songs, gamers are limbering up for the new football release from EA Sports. FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010 on PlayStation 3 and XBox 360 includes a special “Story of the Finals” feature that allows gamers to relive big moments from the actual tournament, hours after games are played. The free service (sponsored by Coke) connects players in virtual matches which tackle the very same challenges their heroes actually faced in the tournament. Sounds eerily real.
Andy Roddick hit the market with a new after shave this month – Lacoste Challenge. It’s fairly inexpensive at around $50 and comes in a clever racket handle bottle. That’s what we’ve always liked about Lacoste: they never over do it. It’s just simple, sleek design all the way. Stamp the little crocodile in the corner and Bob’s your uncle.
Yankees pinstripes, the Rangers diagonal logo, New York Giants colors and the Celtics old school style: theses are Alyssa Milano’s favorite sports unis. In a recent interview with SI.com, Milano explained her penchant for classic sports designs, which will surely make her even more attractive in the eyes of male fans. She’s also a longtime Dodgers supporter, which is no surprise, given that it’s one of baseball’s best ever unis.