Amazing to think a horn has upstaged World Cup

Sun, Jun 20
VuvuzelasRyan Pierse/Getty ImagesThe vuvuzela has taken the World Cup by storm and is making its way to the United States.

You enjoying the World Cup?

"Not so much," you say?

Well, we bet you're having a better time than David Makeoya. He was a 61-year-old man in the South African village of Makweya that changed the channel on his TV to watch the soccer.

And his family killed him.

Why? (Wait for it...)

They wanted to watch a gospel show.

His wife and two adult children beat him to death. Said the police spokesman: "It appeared they banged his head against the wall."

The wire service story doesn't say -- but we're betting those horns had something to do with it.

And, um, happy Father's Day.

What else caught our attention this past week?

• Sticking with the World Cup, Dave Letterman presented "Top Ten Reasons Americans Don't Like Soccer." Our favorite was No. 3: "Doesn't have the heart-pounding action of a five-hour baseball game."

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