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Couch-Throwing, Corruption and a World Cup Carnival That Divides Croatia

11 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Croatia has gone mad. World Cup fever has turned the country into a carnival. Among the viral videos of fans celebrating, there is one that perfectly captures the hysteria...
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French coach Deschamps eyes crowing glory with World Cup win

11 monthes ago   |   By The Scotsman

Half-time at the 1998 World Cup final, France are 2-0 up against Brazil. In the dressing room, Zinedine Zidane is flat on his back on the floor, legs raised on a bench, catching his breath after scoring both goals. Other players are getting thigh massages. But Didier Deschamps, the captain and a relentless bundle of energy, is bending Les Bleus' ears, exhorting his team-mates to keep up the pressure in the second half.
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Top three battles in the World Cup Final

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The World Cup Final is three days away, and there are three areas which could tip the scales in favor of a Croatian upset or an expected French title.

Kante and Pogba vs. Modric, Rakitic, Brozovic
Yes, Antoine
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Croatian president 'can't wait' for World Cup final

11 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Zagreb, July 13, 2018 - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said Friday she could not wait for the World Cup final against France, as officials worked overtime to meet the huge demands from fans needing passports. Zlatko Dalic's side reached Sunday's final after beating England 2-1 in extra-time in Moscow on Wednesday, sparking wild scenes of excitement both in the Luzhniki Stadium and in Croatia. "I feel extremely excited, I don't know how I will wait until Sunday," said Grabar-Kitarovic, who is going to attend the game. "Regardless of Sunday's result, which I believe will be a...
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From Pele's 'sombrero' to Tardelli's 'madness': remarkable interviews with five World Cup final goalscorers

11 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The World Cup final is football's grandest showpiece, with the potential to turn players into legends. For the 1950 World Cup final, when Brazil played at the Maracanã, he and all his friends were preparing all this food for a big party because they were expecting to become champions. Brazil lost.
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New lineup, similar result as USWNT dominates Chile, makes knockout round

New lineup, similar result as USWNT dominates Chile, makes knockout round

PARIS - The United States can't officially clinch a place as the best team in its World Cup group until later this week, but it used Sunday's game against Chile to show that... Read more ...

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Inside the Ropes: Watch Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler arrive at Pebble Beach for the final round of the 2019 U.S. Open

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USWNT takeaways: Celebration controversy re-upped, Lloyd's history

USWNT takeaways: Celebration controversy re-upped, Lloyd's history

The U.S. cruised past Chile 3-0 in its second Women's World Cup group stage game, and it could've been worse if not for Chilean keeper Christiane Endler. The victory clinched a... Read more ...

Padres, Rockies game delayed by puddle in foul territory

Padres, Rockies game delayed by puddle in foul territory

The game between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies was temporarily delayed by a puddle on a sunny afternoon at Coors Field Read more ...

The United States might be making a mistake with a heavy rotation vs. Chile

The United States might be making a mistake with a heavy rotation vs. Chile

How many changes will the USWNT make versus Chile at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup™? Former World Cup champion Heather O'Reilly believes there will be a heavy rotation, but... Read more ...

Lakers free agency rumors: Kyrie Irving ‘wants to play with' Anthony Davis

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90 in 90: Sweden vs. Thailand | 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup™ Highlights

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Davis blockbuster a win-win for everybody, except Boston

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The 2019 NBA champions had yet to even touch down north of the border, but the path to the 2020 championship was already being laid Saturday, with the Los Angeles Lakers... Read more ...

World Cup: Carli Lloyd returns to starting lineup, Americans make six other...

World Cup: Carli Lloyd returns to starting lineup, Americans make six other changes

Veteran American Carli Lloyd has scored at least one goal in her last five World Cup games for the U.S. Women's National Team. Read more ...

Watch: Carli Lloyd scores twice in America's 3-0 World Cup win over Chile

Watch: Carli Lloyd scores twice in America's 3-0 World Cup win over Chile

Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored twice and the U.S. women's national team advanced in the 2019 World Cup with a 3-0 win over Chile in America's second group stage match. Read more ...