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USA v Slovenia, World Cup 2010: Open Thread

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This is the game that matters the most for the United States. The team needs to send a message to the rest of the world that the 1-1 draw against England wasn’t a fluke. Here’s a game that has the … Continue reading

World Cup 2010: Six Reasons Why I Love Argentina

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Shhh, don’t tell anyone. But I’m in love with Argentina. Not the country but the incredible way that the Argentina national team is playing soccer. After today’s performance, they are by far the greatest football playing team in the tournament. … Continue reading

ESPN "Fan Rant Challenge" – Who is the World Cup's Best Player So Far?

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ESPN’s proclaimed “footy fanatic”, Josh Elliot has called out all World Cup fans. Sportscenter wants to know who you think is the best player in the 2010 World Cup so far. The ESPN anchor picks Gonzalo Higuain, the convenient choice … Continue reading

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Robert Green and England: If Only Things Had Been So Different: Video

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What if? What if Robert Green had spilled that shot from Clint Dempsey in the World Cup, but then he managed to grab it before it crossed over the line. Watch this video to see what could have happened if … Continue reading

7 Reasons to Attend Wowies for USA-Slovenia and England-Algeria World Cup Viewing Parties

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Friday is a big day for readers of this blog as we prepare to watch two massive World Cup games, both of which are must win matches. USA against Slovenia kicks off at 10am ET. Followed by England versus Algeria … Continue reading

Will You Be Suffering from World Cup Fever This Friday?

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Ladies and gentlemen, take a second and place the back of your hand on your forehead to check to see if you have a fever. I have a gut feeling you may be suffering from World Cup Fever. But if … Continue reading

Vuvuzelas: Tell ESPN If You Want to Hear Them or Not

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So far during this 2010 World Cup tournament, the talking points have been more off the field than on it. While the players from the 32 teams have failed to sparkle thus far, most of the talk seems to be … Continue reading

In Defense of the 2010 World Cup

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It’s only five days into the 2010 World Cup and the critics are already taking digs at the tournament. And most of those criticizing the World Cup are soccer lovers, not haters. I’ve had the good fortune to watch each … Continue reading

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Watch "The Two Escobars," June 22 on ESPN

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Next week on ESPN, the sports TV network, will debut its brand new documentary entitled “The Two Escobars,” the story of Andres Escobar, the talented Colombian soccer player who was tragically murdered after he scored an own goal in the … Continue reading

Should FIFA Ban the Vuvuzela for the Duration of the World Cup?

Posted on by Jesse Chula

Whether you’re new to the World Cup or you’re taking in your tenth finals, you’re sure to have noticed the incessant drone at matches this past weekend from the stadium horns known as vuvuzelas that are so common in South … Continue reading

Barney Ronay Interview: The World Cup

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Laurence McKenna, co-host of the EPL Talk and World Cup Buzz Podcasts, recently had a golden opportunity to sit down with one of the most remarkable English football writers and authors, Barney Ronay of The Guardian and When Saturday Comes. … Continue reading

Italy fight out a positive 1-1 draw

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The Azzurri have played their first match, and while some will view the 1-1 draw result as a bad thing, the match was actually filled with positives for Italy. Although we’ve seen Germany demolish Australia 4-0, I think that the … Continue reading

England v USA Viewing Audience Beats First 4 Games Of NBA Finals

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Sunday we reported that ESPN’s viewing numbers for the first five games of the tournament were double the number from four years ago. And now there’s more good news as the TV ratings and updated audience numbers for Saturday and … Continue reading

World Cup Babes Partying in South Florida: Pictures

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The World Cup is synonymous with the best in soccer. But it’s also synonymous with a global celebration that brings soccer fans together to follow the beautiful game together. Cold beer, World Cup babes and soccer are a perfect combination, … Continue reading

USA v England, Recreated With Lego Characters: Video

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If you want to relive the highlights of the USA v England match in the opening game of the 2010 World Cup, check out this incredible video (see above). The video recreates the highlights of the game as played by … Continue reading

Where to Watch Germany World Cup Games in South Florida

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If you live in South Florida or if you’ll be here during the World Cup tournament, you can watch all of the Germany World Cup games live at Wowies Sports Grill located in Boca Raton, Florida (except the 7:30am games). … Continue reading

Where to Watch Spain World Cup Games in South Florida

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If you live in South Florida or if you’ll be here during the World Cup tournament, you can watch all of the Spain World Cup games live at Wowies Sports Grill located in Boca Raton, Florida. Wowies features 31 big … Continue reading

Where to Watch Italy World Cup Games in South Florida

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If you live in South Florida or if you’ll be here during the World Cup tournament, you can watch all of the Italy World Cup games live at Wowies Sports Grill located in Boca Raton, Florida. Wowies features 31 big … Continue reading