Monthly Archives: November 2010

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: Who will win?

The most anticipated match of the European club season will kick off later today when FC Barcelona takes on arch-rival Real Madrid at the Camp Nou. While millions of fans around the world watch, the easy question to ask right … Continue reading »

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NCAA Round of 16: UCLA wins in OT, North Carolina escapes in PKs and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI It might not have been easy, but the top seeds did enough to dispatch their competition and advance into the quarterfinals of the 2010 NCAA Tournament. Seven of the top eight seeds advanced to the quarters, with … Continue reading »

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European Weekend Rewind: Berbatov leads Man Utd, Milan held and more

Photo by By IAN HOLLIDAY The game of the weekend, and quite possibly the game of the year, takes place at Camp Nou Monday afternoon. But contrary to what the hype surrounding Barcelona v. Real Madrid might have you … Continue reading »

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U.S. Under-20s tie Mexico, fall in penalties

Photo by For the second straight match, the U.S. Under-20 men's national team earned a tie in the Torneo de las Americas, and for the second match the Americans fell in penalty kicks. Gale Agbossoumonde converted a rebound of … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

photo by Tony Quinn/ By FRANCO PANIZO On a weekend where there were few positives to take away, Sacha Kljestan returned to RSC Anderlecht's starting lineup as the club won big to take over first place in the Jupiler Pro … Continue reading »

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Olsen to be named D.C. United head coach

D.C. United took a good look around as it considered who to make head coach come 2011 before decided it already had the man for the job. Ben Olsen will remain D.C. United head coach for the 2011 season, removing … Continue reading »

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NCAA Round of 16 (Matchday Commentary)

The 16 teams still vying for a national championship are in action today in eight Round of 16 matches across the country. Unbeaten Louisville and title favorites Akron and Maryland are all in action today, and SBI will try to … Continue reading »

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Tottenham is doing well in UEFA Champions League play, but if Spurs are going to move back into the top four of the English Premier League, they will need to beat Liverpool today to stay close to the pack. Liverpool … Continue reading »

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Dempsey scores again for Fulham

Fulham is in an early battle to steer clear of relegation, and if not for Clint Dempsey, chances are the Cottagers would be losing that battle. Dempsey stepped up yet again on Saturday, heading home his sixth goal of the … Continue reading »

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U.S. Women clinch last spot in World Cup

It came in atypical fashion, but the U.S. women's national team qualified for the 2011 Women's World Cup thanks to a 1-0 second leg victory over Italy Saturday afternoon. A 40th minute goal by Amy Rodriguez was all the scoring … Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

  It may be hard to believe, but Stuart Holden and Bolton are currently sitting in fifth place in the English Premier League, and could move into with a win against Blackpool today. Bolton currently sit ahead of the likes … Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV (and SBI’s Top 10 Matches to Watch)

The game everyone has been waiting for is finally here, even if it will come a day later than most would like. Barcelona and Real Madrid, the two best teams in the world, face off on Monday in the most … Continue reading »

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