Monthly Archives: June 2008

SBI now on Facebook

Are you an SBI reader who is also on Facebook? Prepare to have two of your favorite sites connected. Soccer By Ives is now on Facebook. I have started out with an SBI group and will work to integrate some … Continue reading »

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How I picked Spain to win Euro 2008

                                                                                  Photo by ISIphotos.com If you are expecting to read another account of … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Power Rankings (Week 14)

                                                                                  Photo by ISIphotos.com D.C. United is on fire. When D.C. and Los … Continue reading »

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Spain crowned European champions

                                                                                  Photo by ISIphotos.com On the strength of a stingy defense, quick and … Continue reading »

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Introducing the Designated Players

If you have been wondering what in the world these banners were about, wonder no more. No, there is no new soccer website launching and no, I’m not merging with anybody. The logo represents the affiliation of five American soccer … Continue reading »

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Euro 2008 Final: Spain vs. Germany (Your Running Commentary)

Good afternoon everybody. Today’s the day we have been waiting a month for. The European Championship final between Spain and Germany (2:45, ABC). In one corner you have Germany, the pre-tournament favorites who have looked very strong in the knockout … Continue reading »

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D.C. United vs. Los Angeles Galaxy: Your Running Commentary

The two hottest teams in MLS square off in a matinee showdown between D.C. United and the Los Angeles Galaxy at RFK Stadium (12pm, ABC). D.C., unbeaten in its past five matches (with a 4-0-1 mark during that stretch) take … Continue reading »

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Spain vs. Germany: Your predictions

Good morning folks. We are a little more than three hours from kickoff of the European Championship final between Germany and Spain and it is time to hear some predictions. As most of you know, I picked Spain to win … Continue reading »

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