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Tuesday, October 13, 2015


Moroccan Goalie Celebrates a Bit Early

What appeared to be a timely save for keeper Khalid Askri ended up one of the worst cases of premature celebrating soccer has ever seen.  Maghreb Fez and FAR Rabat, two of Morocco‘s top division teams, were squaring off in a game that I have absolutely never heard of entitled the “Throne Cup” when Askri…Read More

Soccer Player Gets 27-Game Suspension For Choking Referee During Match

Here at LBS, we often offer you the finest in athletes and managers getting carried away during competition. A manager gets upset, kicks dirt on home plate, says something unfavorable about the umpire’s mother, occasionally spits, and if you are lucky throws a chair. Usually when you look back it’s funny. But sometimes athletes cross…Read More

New York Red Bull Lands Thierry Henry

At least New York City landed one of its coveted free agent targets this summer. The New York Red Bulls — who actually play at a new stadium in Harrison, NJ — announced Wednesday that French soccer legend Thierry Henry has agreed to a multi-year contract to come display his skills stateside of the Atlantic….Read More

‘Jimmy Jump’ Flattened for Going After World Cup Trophy

Earlier this week, we told you about a guy who rushed the field at a World Cup game and was ushered off without being physically abused. That’s probably because he wasn’t trying to touch the ultimate prize – the tournament trophy. I have no idea what Jaume Marquet Cot’s intentions were this time, but he’s…Read More

Chris Fowler Angers Creationists with World Cup Closing Statement

On Sunday, ESPN completed its lengthy coverage of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. After Spain beat the Netherlands 1-0, ESPN sent things to their on-site location for a wrap-up from host Chris Fowler and analysts Alexi Lalas and Steve McNamanan. Fowler did an excellent job the entire six weeks in South Africa but…Read More

Andres Iniesta Will be a God in Spain

After going 116 minutes of scoreless soccer, Spain’s Andres Iniesta broke the tie and connected for a goal that made Spain the champions of the 2010 World Cup. Here the Andres Iniesta goal video that won the World Cup for Spain, making him a god in his home country for the rest of his life:…Read More

FIFA Pressures Mandela to Present Trophy at World Cup Final

With the 2010 World Cup being held in South Africa, it’s an obvious no-brainer that FIFA president Sepp Blatter would salivate over the possibility of closing the first ever World Cup held on the African continent with former South African President and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela presenting the champion’s trophy to either Spain or the…Read More

Fan Rushes South Africa Pitch With Vuvuzela, Isn’t Tasered

Clearly they do things a little differently in South Africa than we do them here in the States.  When a fan rushes the field in Philadelphia with a goal of outrunning security long enough to hear 40,000 people roaring for him and enjoy his 20 seconds of fame, he ends up getting Tasered by Phillies’…Read More

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