The only thing that would have made the USA’s victory over Brazil more exciting is if Gus Johnson were in the booth. Fortunately, the clip from Adam Morrison’s last second buzzer beater against Oklahoma State fits nicely.
Daily Spin is back again… Sports Science Penalty Kick vs Hitting a Pitch is interesting… But maybe they should look at Instant replay for both sports instead…. FIFA realizes they screwed up, apologizes to England and will reconsider using instant replay for goals… US is still screwed on the offsides calls. [via ESPN / AP](…)
USA’s disappointing loss to Ghana is only a little bit easier to bear because of the LEGO coolness USA vs Ghana stars about 30 seconds in. via [Lego Fussball]
Another Edition of the Daily Spin… The biggest news of the weekend was USA soccer losing…. which means the popularity of soccer in the US stays dormant for another 4 years.… USA loses in round 2 of the World Cup… USA is really good at ties, if only this game could have ended in a(…)
USA got hosed again with another offsides call. Can there be anymore reasons to get instant replay for the World Cup? I don’t understand the purpose of offsides… To level out the playing field? Wouldn’t more goals in soccer be a good thing? Make it more exciting?
USA’s Landon Donovan’s game winning Goal vs Algeria. This will be one of the most memorable goals in USA soccer history. USA will play either Germany or Ghana in the next round. Just refresh the screen if TwitVid doesn’t show up, it’s fluky.
Alexi Lalas calls it ‘a disgrace’ I couldn’t agree more
LEGOs make things awesome. Have you ever seen the Lego Star Wars – The Force Unleashed? It’s ridiculous. This is a LEGO reenactment of the USA vs England soccer match in the 2010 World Cup . Sure it ended in a draw, but LEGOs made the game better. via [guardian]
USA vs England 2010 World Cup Highlights. The game ended in a 1-1 draw, which to me feels worse than a loss. I just don’t understand ending games in draws, can’t they have extra innings in soccer? The USA goal was pretty lucky, but hey, a goal is a goal. USA goal:
United States set 23 man World Cup Roster The United States announced their 23 man roster for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa today Goalkeepers Brad Guzan (Aston Villa, England) Marcus Hahnemann (Wolverhampton, England) Tim Howard (Everton, England) Defenders Carlos Bocanegra (Rennes, France) Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA) Steve Cherundolo (Hannover, Germany) Jay DeMerit (Watford,(…)
Here is the Game Winning Goal in the Canada vs USA Gold Medal game (2010 Olympics in Vancouver). It was a close game, but Canada prevailed.