Excerpted from Qaddafi's Point Guard: The Incredible Story of a Professional Basketball Player Trapped in Libya's Civil War, which is available now from Rodale. »
It's qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations, and yesterday Algeria met Libya in neutral Morocco (since Libya's still not one of the more stable countries.) An Algerian strike in the 88th minute broke a scoreless draw and gave the Desert Foxes an all-important "away" goal. As the whistle blew on full time, players and… »
Per the BBC's live blog: "1326: A fighter in Sirte has told the BBC his account of the reported capture. Mohammed, a young fighter in his 20s, wearing a blue T-shirt and a New York Yankees baseball cap, said he had found the colonel hiding in a hole in the ground in the city of Sirte. He told the BBC that the former… »
Looks pretty sharp. The Libyan team won their first post-Gaddafi match, beating Mozambique 1-0 in Egypt, and they did it in their new kits with the new flag. Wonder if they'll invite Al-Saadi Gaddafi back for a testimonial.