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Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Blackhawks fans are NOT going to like this trade in the short run or the long run - Fantasy Knuckleheads An interview with Fedor Emilianenko - Fanhouse That'll do it for Keith Jardine in the UFC - MMA Fighting Found in Translation: 12 Years of Chasing the US Men's National Team - SB ...

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Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

The Jaguars are f--ked. Proper f--ked? Yeah, Tommy, before "Ze Germans" get there - With Leather Behold, the perfect tweet - Bootlegger Sports But it wasn't Ty Lawson! Scandal! - No Guts, No Glory Fan rules for describing a play when at a game - That Fan Know your temporary rival: Algeria - Strait ...

Wait, France Has Been Practicing This Whole Time?

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Nicolas Anelka got himself dismissed from the French soccer squadron in South Africa the other day, ending his World Cup campaign. The dismissal may have ended his World Cup career as well, since the forward is now in his thirties. Anelka apparently went off on head coach Raymond Domenech during ...

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Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Diplomatic trash talk heading into USA v. England. No, I mean these are real diplomats - Deadspin Rex Ryan: motivating the US soccer team. Go, F-cking Overlords of Death! - Kissing Suzy Kolber Your fantasy football defense rankings for 2010 - Fantasy Knuckleheads Did Strasburg hit 103 last night? - DC Sports Bog Apparently ...

TheBaker’s World Cup Breakdown: Group A

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

You knew it would have to take something pretty special to wake me from my hibernation. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I give you the World Cup. We here at Rumors and Rants will break down each group, giving you all the information you’ll need to know leading up to the world’s ...

Charlie Davies Learns You Can’t Trust The French

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Yesterday, or a couple of days ago, hell, I don't know, Charlie Davies was left off the 30-man preliminary roster for the U.S. World Cup team (that's soccer, America). This is would not have been particularly surprising news had the reason for his omission been his substantial injuries in a ...

U.S. Soccer: Red, White, Black And Blue

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Alright U.S. Soccer, do us all a favor. Cancel the remaining friendlies leading up to the World Cup. Pull the entire roster from club play, send them to a beach resort where lovely women will massage them daily. Provide them with hyperbaric chambers to sleep in. We’re less than 100 days ...

U.S. Soccer Tries To Beat England A Few Months Early

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Ever since the World Cup draw was released on Friday, American soccer fans have been salivating at the chance to nip the uppity English in Group C. England, ranked ninth in FIFA’s world rankings, is home to arguably the world’s most competitive domestic league and boasts a bevy of top flight ...