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Tahiti Soccer Live Tweets Historic Match

Posted 06.19.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing The island nation of Tahiti qualified for the 2013 Confederations Cup by winning their first ever Oceania Nations C...

Barcelona: All the Possessions, Get Robbed

Alan Black | Posted 06.24.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

Barcelona has all the possessions. Seventy-five percent of the play, hundreds of passes, gold ingots embossed with Messi and his ilk. All that treasure waiting to be robbed. It's a perfect plot for some good old London gangsters to exploit.

When Soccer Crowds Get Depressed

Alan Black | Posted 02.18.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

Last weekend presented us with an excellent case study in this horrible affliction. The Bernabeu stadium in Madrid can be a noisy cauldron, But last Saturday, 99 percent of them sat for most of the game in depressive silence.

Zend It Like Beckham

Alan Black | Posted 01.22.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

Beckham is the Zen player of the age. His uncanny production of the crossing arc: a string through the emptiness of the sky.

Moneyball? How About Hairyball?

Alan Black | Posted 01.23.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

Cruelty in song has always been part of the soccer fan, stadium tradition.