In 1895, Oscar Wilde's homosexuality got him a two-year stretch in Redding Gaol, and a century or so later things aren't going all that much better for young Simon, who's being bullied horribly ever day. So as Simon Doonan's loosely based memoirs of his teen years conclude in 1998 in the Season 2 finale, it's no surprise that he's itching to get out of Redding. He does so, but first he meets a boy he describes as "the one." And he has an encounter with "the ghost of homosexual future," who offers words of encouragement.
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World Cup Soccer
So, Lakers-Celtics and Yankees-Mets are considered great sports rivalries? They can't produce a tenth of the emotion invested in the opening round-robin match in Group C in South Africa. Welcome to the Rumble in Rustenburg: England. Versus. United States. A loss will hardly destroy either side's bid to reach the round of 16, but to see, hear and feel the reaction to an American upset on both sides of the Atlantic is oh-so-tantalizing. Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey and goalkeeper Tim Howard lead the internationally seasoned Yanks against England's scoring powder keg of Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard. Questions dog both defenses, and one lapse is all it takes to shake the foundation of soccer — or football, if that's your cup of tea.
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