Category Archives: Soccer

West Ham United 2 – Chelsea 1

Mauro Zarate got things started in this one. 17 minutes on; West Ham got a corner that led to the long scoring chance. The goalie was out of position and had a few players blocking his view. This helped Zarate … Continue reading

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Scholarship is not a truly free ride

Did you know that you pay taxes on scholarships? I didn’t. But this family does: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/getting-shot-at-nfl-could-mean-taking-out-a-loan-064043953.html Now if this guy got a job while on scholarship, he would likely be in violation of some rule or another. Someone from NCAA … Continue reading

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NOT MY favorites list : Sepp Blatter

I can’t believe that the FIFA head Sepp Blatter has decided to step down. That is AWESOME! Because Sepp Blatter is AWFUL!! In the worst way!! Why did it take so long to confirm Loretta Lynch? She is amazing! First … Continue reading

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Why I like sports sometimes

Two Newcastle Super Fans were lost on July 17th, 2014. John Alder & Liam Sweeney were on board of MH-17, the plane that was shot down over Ukraine. They were just two of the 298 souls lost on that day. … Continue reading

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Germany 1 – Argentina 0 Germans are the World Cup Champions !

The World Cup final. Rematch of two previous finals. In ’86 it was Argentina’s day in their own country. Four years hence; then West Germany which is the basis for the current German power. Who will break this tie? Germany … Continue reading

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Nederlands 0 – Argentina 0 Argentina thru on Penalty Kicks

I did not see the first half of this game. Really did not need to. No goals. In the second half; the game was mostly in the middle 1/3rd of the field. Did not see many forays into the scoring … Continue reading

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Neymar’s injury is unfortunate and could have been prevented.

Injuries are a part of soccer/futbol. It is bound to happen. But sometimes it does not need to inother words could be avoided. Case and point, the injury to Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior on 4 July 2014 against Columbia … Continue reading

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