We interrupt our regularly scheduled food blogging to tell you about the launch of Women's Pro Soccer. The Bay Area team plays its first home game today at 3 p.m. in Santa Clara. There are also teams in Atlanta, Boston, the New York tri-state area, Chicago, LA, St Louis, and Washington.
5. No drunken fans spewing egregious profanity (and no cheerleaders!)
An atmosphere of respect in which you won't have beer spilled on you by the guy in the next seat.
I'm not saying there won't be a few muttered curse words, possibly from me....
4. Encounter athletes as human beings
They will actually talk to you.
3. A chance for all types of families to feel comfortable
For once, inclusive family values means just that.
2. Low ticket prices
Small stadiums guarantee great value for the dollar
1. The chance to see the most elite players in the world getting paid to play soccer.
I'm proud to have my first set of season tickets, and I hope you will join me in supporting the WPS!