Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-U 2

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-U 2

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Byline: MICHAEL DIROCCO

A BRITISH FOOTBALL JUNKIE

From the more-money-than-sense department: Adam Goldstein was supposed to attend the Jaguars-Colts game Thursday night. Who is Adam Goldstein and why is that a big deal?

Goldstein is a British citizen who quit his job, sold his apartment and left his girlfriend across the pond to spend a season flying across our country to see as many NFL games as possible.

Goldstein, who is chronicling his trip on his Web site (www.adamsfootballtrip.com), has spent $70,000 on plane tickets alone, which included flying back to London to see the Saints-Chargers game at Wembley Stadium. He allegedly has seen a game in every NFL stadium.

To raise some money - possibly so he can afford to get back home - Goldstein is selling T-shirts for $10.

By the way, his girlfriend has joined him for the last part of his trip, proving once again there's somebody for everybody.

OH SAY CAN YOU SEE ... THE HOFF

David Hasselhoff, Mormons and football.

Only in Vegas.

Hasselhoff, he of Knight Rider and Baywatch fame, is going to sing the national anthem before Saturday's Las Vegas Bowl game between Arizona and BYU. Apparently Carl Lewis and Roseanne Barr had other commitments.

Actually, Hasselhoff probably will do a decent job. He is, after all, a singing sensation in Europe. According to the Las Vegas Sun newspaper, Hasselhoff's latest single, Jump in My Car, topped European charts with more than 6 million downloads.

The 56-year-old "Hoff," as he is affectionately (and derisively) known, will be making his second potentially embarrassing performance in Vegas. In 2007, he was captured on video yelling expletives at his daughter as he sat shirtless on the floor of a Vegas hotel room while eating a Wendy's hamburger.

The game kicks off at 5 p. …

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