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World Cup Final Review: France Defeats Croatia 4-2, Wins Second-Ever World Cup

The 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup was full of drama and upsets. In the end, it was the deeply talented French squad that lifted the coveted trophy. Highlights from the Group Stages and Knockouts Although not the first game of the tournament, Spain and Portugal truly kicked things …

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2018 World Cup Group F Matchday 1 Recap: Mexico Shock Germany, Sweden Scrape by South Korea

With the World Cup fully underway, former champions Germany kicked off the inaugural Group F match against Mexico on Sunday. Many saw Die Mannschaft as the favorites to repeat, but thanks to a disorganized performance against El Tri, the Germans fell to the Mexicans for the first time since 1985, then …

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The Five Countries with the Best Chance of Winning the 2018 World Cup in Russia

1. France The talent in France’s starting XI is frightening. What’s even scarier is their strength in depth. The French National Team is spoiled for choice in all positions of the field. Coming off of a European Championships loss in the final, France’s players now have the experience to accompany …

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IOC Hands Russia Major Ban for 2018 Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that the Russian Olympic Committee will be suspended for the 2018 Winter games in Pyeongchang. The IOC cited “systematic manipulation of the anti-doping rules and system” as its reason for doing so. What Led To This Ruling The decision to ban Russia from …

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USMNT Is Riding The Pulisic Bandwagon to Get to Russia

The United States men’s national soccer team continued rising in the table positions of the hexagonal to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia. The USA beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in a game that Christian Pulisic was once again the main protagonist on the pitch. Bruce Arena’s head-coaching …

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BREAKING: Egor Koulechov To Transfer To The University of Florida

Egor Koulechov, a graduate transfer from Rice University, has decided to transfer to the University of Florida for his final year of eligibility as first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com. Koulechov is a 6’5″, 210 pound guard who averaged 18.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per game in his junior year …

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