Category Archive: General Sports

Jul 01

The Sports Wayne Rooney openly cheering for USA in World Cup


The face of England’s national team, and their most popular club team, Manchester United, voiced his support for the United States on Twitter today. Wayne Rooney expressed his U.S.A. cheerleading through his official Twitter page shortly after the U.S. kicked off their knockout round game versus Belgium: Have to admit I’m a USA fan today …

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Jun 27

USA Loses to Germany, Advances


A funny quote from a member of SJ…”Just like youth sports that don’t keep track of score. Move on to next round.” Well maybe it’s not that simplistic.  But for all intention purposes, this game played out pretty much like everyone expected.  No one expected the US to come out blazing, and most people I …

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Jun 20

TROY: EA Sports UFC: The Verdict


Here’s my two other posts about EA Sports UFC: – Brief EA Sports UFC Gameplay Thoughts and Observations (Xbox One) – More EA Sports UFC Thoughts (Online Mode, Fighter Profile Stats, Friends/Rivalries) The verdict from my perspective? If you are looking for a realistic representation of MMA, don’t get it. It’s not that and really …

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Jun 18

Spain’s World Cup reign ended by 2-0 loss to Chile

Blog word.

The Spanish weren’t favored to repeat as World Cup champions. But few expected the utter collapse that ended Wednesday with a 2-0 loss Chile, knocking Spain from contention and ending the run of the greatest team of the century.–sow.html

Jun 16

Chinese soccer fan dies of sleep deprivation while watching World Cup


Sir Winston Churchill once said that “a fanatic is a person who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” It’s safe to say that the 25-year-old, as of yet unidentified, Chinese man who died of sleep deprivation from watching the World Cup is a soccer/world football fanatic. Yes a fan was found dead …

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Jun 11

SportsJabber 2014 FIFA World Cup Pick ‘Em


We’re running it through Sign up is pretty quick and simple. Group name: SportsJabberWorldCup Password: gousa SportsJabber WorldCup Pick ‘Em

Jun 09

The Sports FIFA World Cup: Full TV schedule


The 2014 FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2. Here’s the full schedule with channel assignments First Round Thursday, June 12 4 p.m.: Brazil vs. Croatia at Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo (ESPN; Univision/Univision Deportes Network) Friday, June 13 12 p.m.: Mexico vs. Cameroon at Estadio das Dunas, Natal …

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Jun 08

The Sports Twitter reacts as Maria Sharapova wins French Open again


Maria Sharapova is a French Open champion yet again. Sharapova came to Roland Garros and conquered, winning for the second time in the last three years. This time it was fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 who Maria Sharapova took down in the final. “This is the toughest Grand Slam final I’ve ever played,” …

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Jun 05

Can England really win the World Cup?


It’s been a topic of debate ever since Roy Hodgson revealed his controversially young England team last month – but can England really win the World Cup?   Odds such as Coral’s betting predictions for the World Cup have Brazil and Argentina as the hot favourites, but some England fans are clinging onto the dream …

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Jun 02

The Sports Landon Donovan over protected, restricted by L.A. Galaxy


Landon Donovan started out poorly this MLS season, but since he was shockingly cut from the U.S. World Cup team, he’s been on a tear. Three days after being left off the U.S. National Team, Landon Donovan scored his 135th career MLS goal; making the LA Galaxy forward the all-time leading scorer in Major League …

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