Category Archives: Confederations Cup

Cast your vote for the USA’s win vs. Spain

                                                                           The U.S. national team's stunning upset of Spain is easily one of the biggest upsets in national team history, now it is your chance to vote it as the biggest upset in American sports this year. The U.S. … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: Brazil vs. South Africa (Matchday Commentary)

With one semifinal match already in the books, South Africa and Brazil will battle it out at Ellis Park in the second semifinal match (2:25pm, ESPN) of the Confederations Cup. The prize for the winner? A date with with the United States in the final … Continue reading »

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USA 2, Spain 0: A look back

                                                                       Photo by ISIphotos.com It is amazing what can be done when a team plays with no fear and a perfect game plan. The U.S. national team showed no fear in facing the seemingly unbeatable Spanish national team on … Continue reading »

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USA 2, Spain 0: The highlights

After yesterday's remarkable victory by the United States over Spain, we here at SBI were waiting for the right highlight video to post to capture the magnitude of the victory. Thanks to SBI Mafia member Arkjayback, we have one that … Continue reading »

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USA 2, Spain 0: The Goals

                                                    Photo by ISIphotos.com The USA's 2-0 win over Spain was chock full of highlights, from clutch defensive plays  to dynamic saves, and before long we are sure to see compilations of Tim Howard saves and Jay DeMerit tackles … Continue reading »

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USA 2, Spain 0: Watch it again

                                                                     Photo by ISIphotos.com If you missed the U.S. national team's historic 2-0 upset victory against Spain today (maybe your TIVO didn't work or you forgot (doubt it)) you are in luck. The game is being shown again tonight … Continue reading »

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USA 2, Spain 0: Who was your Man of the Match?

                                                                        Photo by ISIphotos.com  The above group of eleven Americans just delivered one of the best team performances in U.S. Soccer history, defeating seemingly unbeatable Spain, 2-0, on Wednesday. It took every one of the above players to make … Continue reading »

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USA stuns top-ranked Spain, 2-0

                                                                               Photo by ISIphotos.com Spain hadn't lost in 35 games, and had only tasted victory for 15 straight matches. Considered the unquestioned best team in the world, the Spanish national team was supposed to steamroll a U.S. team that … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: USA vs. Spain (Matchday Commentary)

   The U.S. men's national team will look to shock the world today as it takes on world No. 1 Spain (2:25pm, ESPN). The Spanish have been on a roll over the past two years, winning the European championships and … Continue reading »

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Taking a moment to admire Spain

  Some teams are easy to hate, but some teams are just so good at what they do that you can only admire them. Spain is one of those teams. Playing a beautiful brand of skillful and deadly attacking soccer, … Continue reading »

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Where will you be watching USA vs. Spain?

The U.S. men's national team takes on Spain today in the Confederations Cup semifinals (2:25pm, ESPN) in the most anticipated U.S. match since the 2006 World Cup and fans all over the country are making plans to catch the action … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: Have we been too hard on Clint Dempsey?

                                            Photo by ISIphotos.com When rating the players for the 2009 Confederations Cup, the newly-created Castrol Player Rating Index  has taken into account all aspects of player activity, providing us with what is supposed to be a great way … Continue reading »

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