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Rafa Continues To Celebrate España, Cries

More and more pictures have been surfacing of Rafael Nadal taking part in the fiesta that is Spain winning the World Cup. And why not? He’s as much a national treasure as La Furia Roja. But it’s a curious thing that Nadal seems more thrilled by the World Cup win than any of is eight […]

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Photo(s) Of The Day: Weekend Winners

With the World Cup madness coming to a head (and a close) today, it would be a shame for us not to recognize the weekend winners in Tennis as well. Argentina, Serbia, Czech Republic and France (with a shocking win over Spain) all advanced to the Davis Cup semifinal round. In singles play, Mardy Fish […]

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Spain Wins World Cup, Rafa Celebrates

The 2008 Euro Cup, Tour de France, multiple French Open and Wimbledon titles, and now the 2010 World Cup . . .  It seems that Spain is everywhere these days and has become a championship-winning powerhouse. Just like we told you, Rafael Nadal was front and center in South Africa to cheer Spain on to […]

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Nadal’s Knees – Not Too Sore For South Africa

“Que grande España!!!! El domingo voy a ver la final y a animar al equipo a Sudafrica!!!!! No me lo puedo perder y a animarles en persona!!!” Translation: The Wimbledon and French Open Champion’s knees are too sore for Davis Cup so he hopped the first plane to South Africa as soon as Spain beat […]

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Reflections: Day 2 of Wimbledon

In what will be the exception rather than the rule going forward (we promise!), our attention was drawn somewhat away from Day 2 of Wimbledon and focused instead on the drama of the World Cup today. Would South Africa be the first host nation to not make it out of the Group stage? (Sadly, yes.) […]

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Quick Hits: Pros Tweet About The World Cup

“Can’t wait for the big match tonight. I think England will win 2-1 but USA to score the first goal Predictions everyone?” – Anne Keothavong, @annekeothavong “1-0 vamosss argentina vamos!!!!” – Victoria Azarenka, @vika7 “I have gotten so many questions about which team I support in the World Cup… I support Denmark of course. Other […]

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Reflections: Day 11 of the French Open

Match of the Day: Samantha Stosur vs. Serena Williams, 6-2, 6-7(2), 8-6. And with that, all previous Grand Slam winners have been eliminated from the women’s singles draw. In just a few days’ time, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Jankovic, Samantha Stosur, or Francesca Schiavone will be holding up their first Grand Slam trophy, la Coupe Suzanne […]

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Fashion Focus: Familiar-Looking U.S. Soccer Team Jerseys

Nike is advertising its kit for the U.S. men’s 2010 World Cup team as being “vintage-inspired.”  But doesn’t the general design (below, screen capture from Nike.com) seem a bit familiar and perhaps reminiscent of another recent, vintage-inspired uniform? Well, the first thing we thought of when we saw them was this shirt featuring a diagonal […]

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