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Record low for World Cup scoring still in sight

A group at BigSoccer has been tracking the total number of goals since the World Cup started, and everyone seems relieved that we’re not likely to break the record for fewest goals per games. The current record: Italy ’90, 115 … Co...

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Friday Myriad: Enjoy the USA-Ghana game for what it is

At some point, it’s just about the game. If Landon Donovan scores a hat trick in a crushing 5-2 win over Ghana tomorrow, it won’t suddenly fill every MLS stadium and push Fox Soccer Channel’s MLS broadcasts to NFL levels. … C...

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Defending Italy — no, really

Far be it for me to defend Italian soccer in general. Every stereotype your soccer-bashing friends throw in your face is prevalent in the Italian game — nasty fans, match-fixing scandals, bad hair, exaggerated injuries and, of course, diving. B...

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Virtual Viewing Party: USA-Slovenia

Come celebrate or vent with us. Really, could it be any more embarrassing than France’s performance? [iframe http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=e5f261cf13 500 600]...

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The ball, negative tactics and the World Cup

Wrapping up a couple of Twitter discussions here: Through two games — not exactly a large sample size — it appears the second game for each team in the World Cup will be a bit livelier than the first time … Continue reading →...

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Virtual Viewing Party: Wednesday’s games

The first pass through the field of 32 comes to a merciful close today. Starting at 2:30 p.m. ET, teams had better pick it up a bit, or they’ll be booking plane flights out of Johannesburg. On paper, Group H … Continue reading →...

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Virtual Viewing Party: Tuesday’s games

So if Kyle joins us today, might we actually see a few goals? Let’s hope so. Our hosts are: Beau Dure, SportsMyriad.com / USA TODAY / Huffington Post Dan Loney, BigSoccer.com Kyle McCarthy, Boston Herald / Goal.com Bruce McGuire, DuNord.com &he...

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Virtual Viewing Party: Monday Monday

What? You’re going to work? Then you’ll simply have to follow along with us. Our hosts are: Beau Dure, SportsMyriad.com / USA TODAY / Huffington Post Dan Loney, BigSoccer.com Bruce McGuire, DuNord.com Jenna Pel, All White Kit Doug Roberso...

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