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    Miracle on Grass! U.S. advances in World Cup on Landon Donovan's last-minute goal

    Landon Donovan

    As injury time was running out, Landon Donovan buried a goal to send the U.S. past Algeria, 1-0. With the win, the U.S. advances to the 2010 World Cup knockout round. Two thoughts:

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    French Coach refuses to shake hands with South African coach after World Cup loss

    If the French National team managed to accomplish one thing during the 2010 World Cup, it was too reinforce every negative stereotype against France.

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    World Cup Group Stage Tie Breakers

    As South Africa desperately looks to score enough goals to advance in the World Cup, here’s a look at the tie-breakers used by FIFA for Group stage play. Courtesy the CS Monitor:

    Two teams advance out of every four-team group. The first and most obvious decider is points (three points for a win, one for a draw).

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    God and the Oil Spill: A lack of leadership

    On April 20, 2010, British Petroleum’s Deep Water Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 men and allowing millions of gallons of oil to gush into the Gulf of Mexico. Almost immediately the call went out to him. Yet there was no reply.

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    Oiled Glory

    Oiled Glory

    This is your America on Oil:

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    Valiant U.S. Squad Robbed of World Cup Victory Over Slovenia

    The U.S. was down 2-0, but fought back to tie 2-2 against Slovenia in a game that will be remembered for the Referee making a horrible call that stole victory from the Americans. While the three points were stolen, the tie gives the U.S. an excellent chance to advance out of the group stage. Plus, the U.S. certainly impressed with their determination and fire in coming back to save their World Cup hopes.

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning – June 18, 2010


    Ron Artest enjoys his first NBA Championship as the Lakers finally beat the Celtics in a Game 7.

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    KFC announces new “Eat It Off The Floor, Bitch!” Promotion

    KENTUCKY – Following its hyper-successful “KFC Famous Bowls” and “Double-Down Sandwich” campaigns, KFC has announced its newest promotion – “KFC’s Eat It Off The Floor, Bitch!” combo.

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    Dear Rick Barber: Go ahead and Gather your Army, tough guy

    Only 600,000 or so were killed in the Civil War. So, if you're a Southern politician, why not promote wildly secessionist language in your TV ads?

     

     

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    Christian Warrior Gary Brooks Faulkner fails to behead Osama bin Laden

    We Americans are an independent people with a do-it-yourself attitude. And no one proves that more than Gary Brooks Faulkner. The 50-ish American – armed with a pistol, 40-inch sword, night-vision goggles and book of Christian verses – went to Pakistan on a one-man mission to behead Osama bin Laden.

    “God is with me, and I am confident I will be successful in killing him,” Faulkner said.

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    South Africa promises to forever ban Vuvuzelas if rest of world stops exploiting Africa

    SOUTH AFRICA – Faced with a barrage of bad press about the endless drone of vuvuzelas during World Cup matches, South African President Jacob Zuna today announced that he will ban the horn-like instrument, provided the Western world stop exploiting Africa.

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    William K. Wolfrum’s Morning – June 14, 2010


    Was Chuck Liddell getting knocked cold worth it for Dana White and the UFC?

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    No Sister Kissing: U.S. must celebrate World Cup tie with England

    ENgland-U.S. tie

    They say a tie is like kissing your sister. Of course, those saying that are a bunch of sick, sister-kissing freaks, so it may just be best to ignore them, especially when it comes to the U.S. National Soccer team holding mighty England to a draw in the 2010 World Cup.

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