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USA, Mexico and Canada to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Despite the U.S. not being in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia, it’s still a good day to be an American soccer fan. FIFA has awarded the 2026 World Cup to the united North American bid consisting of the United States, Mexico and Canada. https://twitter.com/united2026/status/1006851829769129984 Via a joint statement …

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The Rise of American Rugby

Despite receiving a milquetoast reception in the United States for decades, international sports have undergone a renaissance of interest in recent years. While soccer is the clearest example of this, rugby has also surged in popularity. A Surge in Popularity Rugby, or rugby union, enjoyed an initial burst of recognition …

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United States Stands With 10 Medals At Winter Olympics

Through the first two weeks of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, the U.S. Olympic Team has a combined 10 medals, including five gold medals. Of the team’s five gold medals, four have come from the snowboarding competition. In the overall field, Norway leads all countries with 27 medals (next closest …

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Olympic Update

From curling to speed skating, there is so much happening in Pyeongchang, South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics, it is almost overwhelming. Upsets in Hockey Heading into group play, many expected the United States men’s hockey team to make run for a medal this year, as they do every four …

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Trump’s Controversial Comments Light NFL World on Fire

The national anthem eulogizes the history and tradition of the United States. At every professional sporting event, people from each branch of the military are honored during the national anthem while everyone stands to show their respect. Last year, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to kneel instead of …

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The United States shutout El Salvador to reach Gold Cup semifinals

The United States will face Costa Rica in the semifinals after defeating El Salvador 2-0 last night in Philadelphia. Changes to the United States roster The United States started four of its six new additions to the team against El Salvador. Following success in the group stage (Group B), the …

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A Look Back at Gators Track in Rio

Whether you’ve heard this stat or not, the fact that if the University of Florida was its own country  they would be ninth in the world in gold medals during the 2016 Summer Olympics. Eight golds were won with 30 Gator letter-winners competing spanning four sports, with a total of 13 …

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World Cup 2014 Final Draw: U.S. with Germany, Ghana and Portugal

It was a painful scene for supporters of the United States men’s National Soccer Team, as the final draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup put the U.S. in one of the tournament’s hardest groups. To advance to the knockout stage, the United States will have to finish in first or second place …

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