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    World Cup Starts Today!!!

    Brazil vs. Croatia 2PM our time.

    Unfortunately duty calls and I'll miss the live telecast. Hopefully ESPN will replay it later tonite.

    Most exciting sporting event in the world. Even trumps the Olympics, IMO!

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    Re: World Cup Starts Today!!!

    When does it end? Hopefully soon!

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    You gotta love our JoKe coach who held a press conference to announce the U.S. has no shot at winning the World Cup.

    Way to raise the bar on expectations.

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    Re: World Cup Starts Today!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Guisslapp View Post
    When does it end? Hopefully soon!
    Yeah....only 3.5 billion people are expected to watch World Cup games on TV. Meanwhile, the latest figures show 217 folks watched a lacrosse game recently. But that was 217 inmates of the maximum security prison in East Bowhazi. The UN is calling it cruel and unusual punishment.

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    J Lo performing at the opening ceremony of the World Cup!

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    If this doesn't give you a chill then I don't know what will.
    I believe!!!


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    Re: World Cup Starts Today!!!

    Gave it a shot yesterday. Too slow paced for me. I was legitimately bored.

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    Not knocking ya. Just wanted to point out that the sport is about the chances and "near misses" as it is about actual goals.

    Knowing that one goal can prove to be a game-winner, even early chances in the opening minutes bring drama. If your side is defending, you get a lump in the throat, if the defense gets spread out and disorganized. And disappointment reigns if your side misses a chance on the offensive end. More than that, it's watching the midfield and who's controlling "time of possession," and other nuances.

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    Re: World Cup Starts Today!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by dawg80 View Post
    Not knocking ya. Just wanted to point out that the sport is about the chances and "near misses" as it is about actual goals.

    Knowing that one goal can prove to be a game-winner, even early chances in the opening minutes bring drama. If your side is defending, you get a lump in the throat, if the defense gets spread out and disorganized. And disappointment reigns if your side misses a chance on the offensive end. More than that, it's watching the midfield and who's controlling "time of possession," and other nuances.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dawg80 View Post
    Yeah....only 3.5 billion people are expected to watch World Cup games on TV. Meanwhile, the latest figures show 217 folks watched a lacrosse game recently. But that was 217 inmates of the maximum security prison in East Bowhazi. The UN is calling it cruel and unusual punishment.
    3.5 billion of the worlds poorest people and those that can watch endurance bicycling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guisslapp View Post
    When does it end? Hopefully soon!
    Just 60 matches and 23 match days (in the next 30 days) left.

    And there was nothing boring about the last two games today. The Clockwork Orange could have hung 7 or 8 on Spain with a couple of better bounces. And I would love to have someone who plays with the heart of Tim Cahill on any team I follow.

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    Re: World Cup Starts Today!!!

    .........zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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