1. What Happened to America's Pele? The Rise and Fall of Freddy Adu

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil was supposed to mark the international coming-out party for one of America's biggest soccer stars. Instead, Freddy Adu , 24, will be watching the World Cup from his home without any attachment to a club team...

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  2. Villanova Basketball: Wildcats' Biggest Reasons for Optimism in 2014-15

    The Villanova Wildcats will enter the 2014-15 season as the defending champions of the Big East Conference and as the favorites to win it again thanks to a strong group of returnees...

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  3. MLS Player Power Rankings: Players on Hot Teams Thrive in Latest Poll

    After Week 11 in Major League Soccer, it is clear that two teams are in a class of their own in their respective conferences...

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  4. Why Jurgen Klinsmann Was Right to Leave Eddie Johnson Out of his World Cup Squad

    When United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann called up 30 players to the preliminary squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, almost everyone expected Eddie Johnson 's name to be on the list...

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  5. Winners and Losers from MLS Week 11: World Cup Snubs, New England and More

    Welcome to our latest look at the biggest winners and losers from the last week of action in Major League Soccer. In Week 11, plenty of individuals made some costly mistakes, while one debutant made an instant impact on his club's result...

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  6. 8 Things We Learned from MLS Week 11: World Cup Duty Affects Play of Many Clubs

    The 11th week of play in Major League Soccer was different than any of the previous 10 because of the departures of many players due to international duty...

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  7. MLS Team of the Week: Martins, Higuain, Hagglund Headline List of League's Best

    With some of the stars of Major League Soccer away from their clubs due to international duty, Week 11 presented some players with a chance to step up and show their worth...

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  8. Why a Successful World Cup Can Change US Soccer Forever

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup comes at a critical juncture of the game's popularity in the United States, and with a successful campaign in Brazil, the Yanks could take the game to new heights at home...

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  9. NASCAR Sprint Showdown 2014 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard, Updates

    The mad dash to earn a spot in the Sprint All-Star Race began on Friday afternoon with qualifying for the Sprint Showdown. Austin Dillon and A.J...

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  10. 5 Surprise Omissions from the USA World Cup Squad

    On Monday, United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann unveiled his preliminary roster of 30 for the 2014 FIFA World Cup...

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  11. Will Julian Green See Any Playing Time at the World Cup?

    Julian Green is one of the best young talents in American soccer, but his role at the 2014 FIFA World Cup is unknown at the moment because of the experienced players in front of him on the depth chart...

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  12. Villanova Basketball: The Best Wildcats at Every Position in the Last Decade

    Over the last decade, Villanova has seen some terrific players suit up for the program. At a school where guards are valued highly in head coach Jay Wright's system, it is no surprise ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 3 months ago 2,899 reads 3 comments

  13. MLS Player Power Rankings: BWP, Morales Surpass Dempsey in Race for Top Spot

    The 10th week of play in Major League Soccer saw plenty of electrifying individual displays. Three players scored hat-tricks, while four others found the back of the net on two occasions in a week that saw 39 goals fly in...

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  14. Winners and Losers from MLS Week 10: Multi-Goal Scorers, Davis, Warner and More

    Welcome to our weekly look at the winners and losers from the latest week of play in Major League Soccer. This week, a pair of managers once again find their way on to the list for ...

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  15. 8 Things We Learned from MLS Week 10: Dominant Revs, Star Rookies and More

    The 10th week of play in Major League Soccer delivered us with a plethora of storylines to watch after 39 goals were scored in 12 games...

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  16. MLS Team of the Week: Hat-Trick Heroes Highlight Week 10 Scoring Bonanza

    Week 10 in Major League Soccer was not short of terrific performances. Three teams scored five goals and three players scored hat-tricks in a week that saw 39 goals scored across 12 games...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 3 months ago 2,039 reads 2 comments

  17. Southampton vs. Manchester United: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    The end to Manchester United's troublesome 2013-14 English Premier League campaign came in the form of a 1-1 draw at St. Mary's Stadium against Southampton...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 3 months ago 8,439 reads 41 comments

  18. Southampton vs. Manchester United: Premier League Live Score, Highlights, Report

    Southampton 1-1 Manchester United Goal: Rickie Lambert (SOU) 28'; Juan Mata (MUN) 54' Southampton: Boruc (GK); Clyne, Fonte, Lovren, Shaw (Chambers 80'), Wanyama, ...

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  19. Players Championship 2014 Leaderboard Day 2: Live Scores, Results, Standings

    First-round leader Martin Kaymer followed up his opening 63 with a solid 69. All day long, he lorded over the field at 12 under, as the major winner drew an early morning round...

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  20. Predicting Which Americans Will Be Househould Names During the World Cup

    As the 2014 FIFA World Cup rolls around, casual soccer fans across the United States are starting to get acclimated with some of the players who will be taking the pitch for the Yanks in Brazil...

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  21. MLS Player Power Rankings: Plata, BWP, Martins Surge Up Chart

    Major League Soccer's ninth week of play saw a bevy of attacking talent come to the forefront, as 30 goals were scored in nine matches...

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  22. What Dave Gavitt Tipoff Games Will Mean to Big East Conference

    The legacy of the Big East Conference and its founder, Dave Gavitt , touched college basketball in another landmark fashion on Monday with the announcement of the Gavitt ...

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  23. Winners and Losers from MLS Week 9: Robles, Magee, Miller, Keane and More

    Week 9 in Major League Soccer was thrilling for some and terribly heartbreaking for others. All but three of the 18 teams that stepped on the pitch this weekend scored a goal, and ...

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  24. 8 Things We Learned from MLS Week 9: Sporting's Class, Houston Gains Momentum

    Any time one weekend of soccer produces 30 goals, and a few games with late theatrics, you will learn plenty about the teams involved in those games...

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  25. MLS Team of the Week: Vancouver Trio Shines Bright at Home

    Offense dominated in Week 9 of play in Major League Soccer with 30 goals scored across nine games. Because of the offensive outbursts by so many teams, this week's edition of the MLS Team of the Week is shaped in a 3-5-2 formation...

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