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World Cup Champs - Deutschland
Well, that's all she wrote...today closes the books on a great World Cup. Germany (1) - Argentina (0) in Extra Time I think everyone was happy to see the World Cup end in dramatic fashion without a penalty shoot-out . After a tough, physical game in which b...

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Consolation Match - Brazil is Inconsolable
Well, today was the consolation match for third place. Netherlands (3) - Brazil (0) Frankly, Brazil looked like they didn't want any redemption from the semi-final spanking put on by Germany. Two minutes into the consolation match, it was already over . Bra...

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World Cup - Argentina in Penalties!
So the World Cup final match in Rio is set! Argentina 0 (4) - Netherlands 0 (2) In a rather conservatively-played game, both defenses were solid through 120 minutes. In the end, Argentina were far superior in penalties. Sergio Romero saved two of four penal...

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Brazil Maintains Class in Face of Crushing Defeat
Opa! Germany (7) - Brazil (1) There's an old saying, "Defense wins championships." It is clear that Brazil missed Thiago Silva more than they missed Neymar today. Brazil was able to repeatedly break down the German defense (and even finish one goal), but it...

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Brazil in Disarray
Opa! Germany (7) - Brazil (1) There's an old saying, "Defense wins championships." It is clear that Brazil missed Thiago Silva more than they missed Neymar today. Brazil was able to repeatedly break down the German defense (and even finish one goal), but it...

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Recife - Tues July 1 - US R16
We're all pretty sick by now.  My wife says I've been running a fever for several days, but I ignore it. We're excited by the trip but ready to go home. We've never missed NJ so much. But there is more excitement for the day...our anniversary is coming up, ...

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Recife - Monday June 30 - Beach and Soccer
The days have long since blurred. Last night that I was up until 3:00 am catching up on blog posts.  A few days earlier, I had bought some stamps at the Correios (post office) at the mall. I had bought only one postcard, but a friend had given us a welcome ...

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World Cup - Second Semi Finalized!
And then there were four.... Today's matches saw two favorites edge the underdogs in the narrowest of fashions. Argentina (1) - Belgium (0) Belgium's luck ran out today as there were bested by Argentina. Even when Messi doesn't get the assist or goal, he st...

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World Cup - First Semi-Final is Set!
Quarter-final action kicked off today. Germany and Brazil took care of business, but Neymar took a knee to the back... Germany (1) - France (0) On a day when defenders got offensive, Mats Hummels started off the action early. Heading in a direct kick in the...

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World Cup - Quater-Final Preview
July 4th and 5th are sure to feature some great football! Brazil v Columbia Brazil squeaked past Chile, who their coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari, claimed was his biggest fear . After passing that test, are they peaking at the right time? The hopes of a nation r...
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