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World Cup: Quarterfinals
We have now reached the Quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup Brazil.  The Round of 16 provided many moments of excitement and some near upsets.  Five of the eight matches went to extra time, two went all the way to penalty kick shootouts, and two had all the goals scored in extra time...
World Cup Knockout Stage: Re-Thinking Round of 16 Picks
Well two weeks have passed and we now have the round of 16 set.  We have also seen all the teams play three games apiece; that's enough time to know if teams advanced on just overall talent or because of cohesive, hard teamwork.  Factor in what teams may be missing key players due to either injury o…
Americans With Huge Win, Unlikely Hero in First Match
The day began with Germany demolishing Portugal 4-0.  It continued with the tournament's first tie game-- and only scoreless match.  It ended with Team USA exorcising their demons of the last two World Cups, in Ghana.
The match began with the fastest World Cup goal in United State…
What We’ve Learned from World Cup… So Far
After four days of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, we have witnessed and learned quite a few things.  We have learned that while full of talent, Brazil has yet to begin playing like a team.  They were lucky to have scored the victory over Croatia...
Five Reasons Why Hockey is Better Than Soccer
My operations manager, Kevin Vargas is a hockey junkie. He is also not too fond of soccer. Unfortunately, the Stanley Cup Finals ended last night after a thrilling double overtime game. In fact, three of the five games between the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings went into overtime...

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