Category Archives: World Cup 2010

Morning Ticker: Paul the Octopus dies, Blackburn nears sale and more

Paul the Octopus, who baffled soccer fans with his ability to correctly pick the outcomes of World Cup games this summer, died in his tank Tuesday morning. He was 2 1/2 years old. According to a spokeswoman from the aquarium … Continue reading »

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A look back at the USA World Cup run

Photo by ISIphotos.com It's been a month since the World Cup ended for the U.S. men's national team, enough time to let the team's performance and all the ups and downs sink in. It's also enough time to take another … Continue reading »

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Afternoon Ticker: Odense BK eyeing Goodson, Gold Cup Final venue selected and more

  photo by ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO Clarence Goodson may become the next American Abroad to find a new club this summer, and Denmark could be his destination. Goodson is currently being targeted by Odense BK, which is reportedly in … Continue reading »

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Spain 1, Netherlands 0: A Look Back

Photo by ISIphotos.com It wasn't quite Good triumphing over Evil, but in some ways it felt that way. Spain joined the list of teams to win the World Cup and proved every bit the deserving champion after winning an ugly, … Continue reading »

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What did you think of Howard Webb’s World Cup final performance?

English referee Howard Webb set a record in Sunday's World Cup final by dishing out 15 cards, 14 yellows and one red. From the 15th minute on, when Webb showed a yellow card to Robin van Persie, he was quick … Continue reading »

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Who was on your World Cup Best XI?

Photo by ISIphotos.com With the 2010 World Cup now in the record books, it's time to think about the players who stood out the most during the tournament. Some of the picks for Best XI should be easy enough, such … Continue reading »

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Forlan wins Golden Ball as awards are handed out

  Diego Forlan may not have won a medal at the World Cup, but that doesn't mean he's going home empty handed. Forlan was awarded the Golden Ball for being the World Cup's best player as voted on by accredited … Continue reading »

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Spain beats Netherlands in extra time, captures first World Cup

  By FRANCO PANIZO Spain's World Cup may have started off with a nightmare result, but it ended with a dream come true. Spain captured its first World Cup title with a 1-0 extra time victory over the Netherlands on … Continue reading »

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World Cup Final: Match Day Commentary

The 2010 World Cup is set to come a close with the highly-anticipated final between Spain and the Netherlands today at Soccer City (2:30pm, ABC). The Spanish come in as slight favorites, but today's final is fully expected to be … Continue reading »

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Mandela to appear at World Cup Final

Nelson Mandela has kept away from the public eye during the World Cup, but he is slated to make his first appearance at the final. Mandela's grandson, Mandla Mandela, said the former South Africa president is planning on making a brief … Continue reading »

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Where will you be watching the World Cup final?

  The 2010 World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain is just over three hours from kicking off, and soccer fans all across the globe are getting ready for the big event. With that in mind, we want to … Continue reading »

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World Cup Daily Recap: Germany squeaks by Uruguay for third place

By ADAM SERRANO It was a ball off the cross bar that helped Uruguay advance so far in the World Cup and in the end, it was a cross bar that kept them from glory. In a match that saw … Continue reading »

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