Tag Archives: world cup

Up for the Cup

Hi everyone! Remember me!? I used to post round here a bit! And make semi-witty comments and run sweepstakes about sports competitions nobody really cared about. Then I got a liiiiiittle bit busy but the good news is I am … Continue reading

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To The Victor, The Spoils (Biscuits)

My apologies for a lack of posting action during the quarter and semi-final stage of the Women’s World Cup. I’ve been visiting the motherland (Greece), which, as you can imagine, is quite busy right now… of which more another time. … Continue reading

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Catching up with the Homeless Monsters Women’s World Cup Sweepstake

So round one of the Women’s Football World Cup is DONE. Here are some observations – and who we’ll, sadly, be saying “goodbye” to.

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Unnecessary Movie Review: Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

In which I finally watch a DVD I’ve owned for years, long after doing so could have any meaning. Why’d I Buy It? I was on an aeroplane probably in 2003 and this was the movie. Headphones had just recently … Continue reading

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A half hour into the Germany v. Brazil game, and the Axis Superpower is up 5-0.  Ouch, y’all, this is painful. (No, I mean GREAT!  It’s WONDERFUL!  Uber alles, everybody!)

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A Dog and A Turtle Playing Nose Soccer

As we wind down this World Cup season, it must be difficult for so many of us to stay interested in the competition, since our sweepstakes teams are out. (Not me, though. Holland for life. Still making it happen.) Would … Continue reading

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The Dream is Dead (For Now)

Another year, another loss in the knockout round.  Despite their best efforts, the US Men’s National Soccer Team fell to Belgium 2-1.  Even though Team USA was able to keep the game scoreless through regular time (featuring an amazeballs performance by Tim Howard), … Continue reading

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Greece Exits World Cup With Class, Rules Planet

That’s right, Greece is going home.  They tied Costa Rica 1-1 and Costa Rica “won” via penalty shootout.  You think this means Greece is vanquished, never to be heard from again?  What an interesting point of view.  Allow me to … Continue reading

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On the Rhineland and the Conflicted Passions it Inspires

I know.  I KNOW!  Germany plays the USA today, and let’s just say that here in New England (from whence I make today’s report), my World Cup draw is not the local fan favorite.  And hey, I’m no traitor.  USA … Continue reading

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Journalistic Objectivity Falls Before The Might of America

My apologies to cassmasterflash for covering her team, but goddamnit, this is the United States of America.  I would be remiss to let Team USA’s thrilling 2-1 victory over Ghana on Monday go unmentioned.  Group H is known as “The Group of … Continue reading

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