1. Rafael Marquez May Be a Villain to U.S. Fans But To New York He's a Hero

    Recently on its website, Sports Illustrated published a list of the most hated teams in sports history. It was all the teams you loved to hate. Whether it be lots of money, dirty play, or just lots of attitude, the team was despised...

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  2. Thierry Henry Makes Debut in Regular Season and With Juan Pablo Angel

    On Wednesday, the city of Houston played host to the Major League Soccer All-Stars. Tonight, the Houston Dynamo will host the biggest star in the MLS today, who was ineligible for the “showcase” against Manchester United days earlier...

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  3. New England Patriots Training Camp Preview: Running Back Depth

    Throughout the New England Patriots’ dynasty that encompassed the first ten years of the new millennium, one thing that was never stable was the running back situation...

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  4. Germany-Ghana, 2010 FIFA World Cup: Germany Regroups, Advances to Knockout Stage

    Germany’s loss to Serbia in the second game of group play looks like it was only a minor bump in the road...

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  5. 2010 FIFA World Cup: United States Advances Thanks to Key Attributes

    The United States men’s soccer team needed a win in their final group play match against Algeria. A victory would push the team into the World Cup’s Round of 16...

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  6. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Germany Can't Back Up Good First Game

    It was a tale of two German teams on Friday. As good as Germany looked in their 4-0 victory over Australia, they were beatable in a 1-0 loss to Serbia (who had previously lost their first game against Ghana)...

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  7. 2010 FIFA World Cup: In Grading the Squad, USA Players Show Resiliancy

    It’s a cliché, but the United States’ match against Slovenia today was certainly a roller-coaster ride. The Yanks played a horrific first half and went down 2-0. The players looked out of sync and quite disinterested...

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  8. Germany vs. Australia 2010: Germany Fantastic in Victory Over Australia

    Doubt crept into the minds of German soccer fans heading into the World Cup. Germany had the odds stacked against them. There were all of the injuries, including one to captain Michael Ballack, on-top of an already supposedly thin German lineup...

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  9. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Five Unheralded Americans Ready for Big World Cups

    If you’ve been following any lead-up coverage for the World Cup and the United States National Team, then you definitely know who Tim Howard, Landon Donovan, and Clint Dempsey are...

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  10. 2010 FIFA World Cup: 11 Players Americans Need to Know

    The 2010 World Cup is seeing genuine interest from American fans like never before. ESPN is providing extensive coverage of the World Cup and, possibly equally as important, leading ...

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  11. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Group D Preview

    Group D of the 2010 FIFA World Cup is one of the strongest, yet under the radar, groups. Other groups may get tons of media attention—Group A for host South Africa’s possible ...

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  12. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Germany's Strengths and Weaknesses

    When the Germans take on Australia June 13, they will begin the journey that they hope ends with their fourth World Cup victory...

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  13. New York Red Bulls Starters Struggle While Reserves Flourish

    After a disastrous 2009 season and another offseason of whole-sale roster and staff changes, the New York Red Bulls finally seemed liked a franchise ready to turn things around...

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  14. Unlike the New Meadowlands, Gillette Stadium Will Not Get a Super Bowl

    The biggest news in the NFL this week has been that the 2014 Super Bowl will be played at New Meadowlands Stadium, the brand-new, $1.6 billion home of the New York Giants and Jets...

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  15. 2010 World Cup: 10 Best German Performances in Cup History

    Germany is one of the most successful nations to play in the World Cup. They are third in most World Cup wins (three), and have the most top three finishes of any nation (10)...

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  16. 2010 FIFA World Cup: A Closer Look at U.S. Coach Bob Bradley

    Arguably the most successful and storied coach in United States soccer history is Bruce Arena. He’s won championships at the college level with the University of Virginia, and the professional level with MLS club D...

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  17. Seattle Sounders Beat New York Red Bulls 1-0, Keep Hope Alive

    To say the Seattle Sounders have not met expectations is an understatement. Seven games into the 2010 season, the team that many liked to make it to the MLS Cup final is in last place in the competitive Western Conference...

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  18. Much Ado About Nothing: LeBron James Should Stay in Cleveland

    Another season in the NBA, another year LeBron James won’t win the NBA Championship. After the Cleveland Cavaliers were put away in six games in the Conference semi-finals by ...

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  19. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Who Will Survive the U.S. Final Cut?

    The United States announced its preliminary 30-man roster a month before the start of the World Cup. It will be pared down to 23-players by June 1. The biggest move was not including forward Charlie Davies in the squad...

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  20. Should the New England Patriots Have Taken Jermaine Cunningham?

    Two players will forever be tied together in their NFL careers as two teammates who, in college, played the same position and who were selected back-to-back in April’s NFL Draft...

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  21. NBA Playoffs: Dwight Howard Needs To Grow Up For the Orlando Magic to Win

    The Orlando Magic are the first team in the NBA Playoffs to advance to the second round and were the only team to sweep their first round opponents...

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  22. Seattle Sounders-Columbus Crew: Sounders at Critical Stage

    The Sounders are only six games into a 30-game schedule but they have come to an absolutely critical situation this season...

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  23. 2010 NFL Draft Grades: How The New England Patriots Fared

    The Patriots 2010 draft class is certainly an interesting mix. There are no sure-thing stand-out studs, but there are quite a few solid players that certainly merit their respective selections...

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  24. 2010 NFL Draft Results: Devin McCourty Fits With New England Patriots

    Patriots fans, meet your newest player. After trading down twice in the first round, the New England Patriots actually didn’t trade out of the round, unlike last year...

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  25. New England Patriots Sign Torry Holt

    The New England Patriots have joined the rest of the AFC East, and have signed a big name wide receiver. The team came to terms with 12-year veteran Torry Holt to a one year $1.7 million deal...

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