In this week’s podcast, Michael Davies and Roger Bennett brave the international break’s dreaded return and emerge all the wiser. They recap Euro 2012 group qualifying — including the late dismissal of England’s Wayne Rooney — and turn their attention to the far more optimistic side of the pond to debate what was learned from the all-important (yet entirely meaningless) U.S. friendlies against Honduras and Ecuador.

The Men In Blazers are then joined by gute freunde der pod Steve Cherundolo to share their campaign to make his name a verb. Move over Google, Xerox, Reagan. The U.S. men’s national team defender and Hannover 96 captain also helps educate the blazered men on what life is like under the reign of new U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Listen to Wednesday’s podcast here:

ESPN.com Podcenter

Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

Previously on the Grantland Network:

The Solid Verbal

Jonah Keri

Chuck Klosterman and the MTV Oral History Guys

Michael Davies and Roger Bennett host Men In Blazers on SiriusXM Ch. 92/207, Mondays and Fridays 9 a.m. EST. Follow them on Twitter at @embassydavies and @rogbennett or check out meninblazers.tumblr.com.


Follow Grantland on Twitter or check out Grantland’s Facebook page.

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In this week’s podcast, Michael Davies and Roger Bennett brave the international break’s dreaded return and emerge all the wiser. They recap Euro 2012 group qualifying — including the late dismissal of England’s Wayne Rooney — and turn their attention to the far more optimistic side of the pond to debate what was learned from the all-important (yet entirely meaningless) U.S. friendlies against Honduras and Ecuador.

The Men In Blazers are then joined by gute freunde der pod Steve Cherundolo to share their campaign to make his name a verb. Move over Google, Xerox, Reagan. The U.S. men’s national team defender and Hannover 96 captain also helps educate the blazered men on what life is like under the reign of new U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Listen to Wednesday’s podcast here:

ESPN.com Podcenter

Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

Previously on the Grantland Network:

The Solid Verbal

Jonah Keri

Chuck Klosterman and the MTV Oral History Guys

Michael Davies and Roger Bennett host Men In Blazers on SiriusXM Ch. 92/207, Mondays and Fridays 9 a.m. EST. Follow them on Twitter at @embassydavies and @rogbennett or check out meninblazers.tumblr.com.


Follow Grantland on Twitter or check out Grantland’s Facebook page.

Read more of The Triangle, Grantland’s sports blog.

Contact us at triangle@grantland.com