The Canadian national women’s soccer team began the Women’s World Cup at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium this afternoon. In the 48th minute, Some German smashes Canadian team captain Christine Sinclair’s nose. Supposed to be a yellow card at the very least: no call by the ref. The Canadian medical staff rush on to the field: Sinclair waves them off. Canada’s heavily outgunned and in front of a hostile crowd of 70,000. Yet Sinclair leads the team into battle. And scores Canada’s lone goal in a 2-1 loss. (Canadian Soccer News)

PowerGirl goes to bed wearing Christine Sinclair pajamas. (Not that I know first hand, but …)