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Single-Digit Soccer: The definitive word on Germany

How do they do things in Europe? As we saw with birth-year age groups, perhaps not what we think. Single-Digit Soccer makes multiple references to a terrific piece from The Guardian (disclaimer: I’m now writing a bit for the excellent UK new...

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Single-Digit Soccer: Capitalism and Klinsmann

“YES! WE ARE ALL INDIVIDUALS!” We’re a multicultural nation. English, Irish, German, Scottish, Mexican, Chinese, Korean … we can hardly list all of our influences. We’re also a rabidly capitalist nation. Sure, most of Eu...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, Austria-Slovenia

Slovenia advanced to the quarterfinals and will face Sweden after defeating Austria 4-0. Date: 18-Feb Sport: Men’s ice hockey Event: Austria-Slovenia Score: Austria 0 Slovenia 4 What happened: Slovenia got off to a great start against Austria, ...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, Austria-Norway

Austria defeated Norway 3-1 to record their first win of the Sochi 2014 games. Date: 16-Feb Sport: Men’s ice hockey Event: Austria-Norway Score: Austria 3 Norway 1 What happened: The game started with Austrian captain Vanek being penalised for ...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Russia-Germany

Russia began its quest for a medal on home ice with a come-from-behind 4-1 win over a plucky German squad. Date: 9-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Russia vs. Germany Score: Russia 4 – Germany 1 What happened: Whatever the Russian &h...

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Germany 6: Last legs

Yesterday, I had a pleasant but sweaty walk almost all the way up the 1.6-kilometer Hauptstrasse, a pedestrian strip in Heidelberg’s old city. I detoured through parts of the university and up, up, up into the castle. Photos are below, …...

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Germany 4: Stuck inside of Frankfurt with the Augsburg blues again

One of the reassuring aspects of going on a whirlwind tour is that any stereotypes you could form are quickly whittled away. Find yourself in an impossible situation with impossible people, and all you have to do is keep going … Continue readi...

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Germany 3: Bochum’s bad rap

First up — gotta plug my latest espnW content: My report from Japan-New Zealand, featuring the almost-overconfident Ferns and my second video from Berlin, opening with a joke about one of Julie Foudy’s prior endorsement deals. Bochum. I ...

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