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Second Half Struggles Continue to Haunt the USA

After a solid first half performance, the USA continued to struggle to maintain a lead in the second half. A superb free kick goal by Break Shea in the 45th minute gave the Americans the lead, which once again was erased in the second half when Valentin Stocker scored from two yards out in the 80th minute. 309 more words


The New Coach

Steffi Jones, the designated new coach of Germany’s national women soccer team, pictured following a press conference at the headquarters of the German soccer federation DFB in Frankfurt, Mar. 8 more words


Cricket World Cup

I can now add another notch in my “honorary-Kiwi” belt, having watched my first cricket match yesterday — and it was the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final, no less. 221 more words


Czech Republic saves a point in their quest to qualify for Euro 2016

After a 4-month winter break, international football was back this saturday with Euro 2016 qualifiers all around the Continent. Czech Republic, a perfect 4 for 4 in their previous games (including a hard-fought 2-1 win at home vs The Netherlands), was hosting Latvia, a decent but perfectly beatable opponent, who had lost their last game 6-0 in Amsterdam against the World-Cup semi-finalists. 843 more words

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Spring Series and the end of the racing season.

There is something very special about Spring Series, and the week of racing that it brings. No other time of the year feels the same. 860 more words


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Mark for England: Arguing for a Noble cause

When Adam Lallana had to withdraw from England duty, a handful of players who had been initially overlooked were suddenly given a burst of hope. Maybe they would be the lucky one to replace the injured Liverpool midfielder. 58 more words