Everton transfer rumors: Coleman, Barkley, Depay, Montoya, Embolo


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It’s time to talk Everton transfer rumors. Enjoy:

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Heather Mitts covering televised Women’s World Cup Draw


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Heather Mitts will be a part of Fox Sports’ televising the Official Draw of the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. The show will reveal the tournament’s Group Stage configuration, and it is being held at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa early next month.

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Hull City to train Chicago Fire keeper Sean Johnson


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Goalkeeper Sean Johnson of the Major League Soccer side Chicago Fire will train with English Premier League team Hull City from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9.

 “This is a good chance for Sean to continue to train in a Premiership environment during the offseason,” said Chicago Fire head coach Frank Yallop. “He’s had similar training experiences in the past as a result of the relationships that we have abroad, and it’s a good opportunity for him to stay sharp as we turn our sights to the 2015 season.”

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Nadal takes on the world and then Ronaldo


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We all know sport stars like to play a few rounds of cards in their down time. From on the team bus to in the changing room, the likes of Teddy Sheringham, Shane Warne, and Boris Becker all enjoy calling a bluff, but two men have taken it beyond the casual game and moved on to something a little more serious. Sporting legends Rafael Nadal and Ronaldo are all set to go head-to-head in ‘The Duel’ next month in what promises to be a thrilling encounter in the heart of London.

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U.S. does not apologize for Hope Solo glorification


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In 2011, America fell in love with their starting goalkeeper. Hope Solo became a national hero during the USA run to the women’s World Cup title game. But by late 2012, the secret was out about Hope Solo. Her descent towards being a Tonya Harding like villain was nearly complete.

And with the domestic abuse charges, where she called a family member a pussy before allegedly beating him up, she may be even more unfavorable and unlikable than Tonya Harding.

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VIDEO: Hope Solo utterly LACERATED by Keith Olbermann


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Quick, name the professional U.S. Soccer team that Hope Solo plays for….

Stumped?

Okay, what’s the name of the professional women’s soccer league in America?

You don’t know that either?

Hold on, you’re telling me that the mere existence of an American women’s professional soccer league is in fact news to you?

Well, that puts you in the same category as 99.999% of the American population. The NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League) may want to try and make themselves more relevant to the sports consumer. Also in need of more positive PR is Hope Solo herself. You may have heard her name in the news lately; for all the wrong reasons. Right now, neither the NWSL nor Hope Solo is getting it right when it comes to image CPR.

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Alex Morgan rips FIFA for exploiting women


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Alex Morgan is no doubt the face of American soccer, and the most important player on the U.S. Women’s National Team as they head into the 2015 World Cup in Canada, hoping to win our nation’s first World Cup since 1999.

Morgan discusses her recovery from her recent ankle injury, and much more in the video interview below, but check out what’s below that, where Alex Morgan rips FIFA for their exploitation of women.

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Landon Donovan, greatest soccer player in ESPN history, retires


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“I have decided that this will be my last season,” Landon Donovan tweeted a few minutes ago. And now begins the barrage of media outlets claiming he’s the greatest player in American history. Not true. 

He’s the greatest player in history according to ESPN, and that’s pretty much it. Remember this past May when ESPN banged us over the head with Landon Donovan being cut from the U.S. National Team coverage for a week?  And then remember how the WWL subjected us to his horrible analyst and TV talking head work during the World Cup?

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VIDEO: HBO exposing Qatar World Cup corruption, scandal


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The Qatar World Cup in 2022 is the most preposterous idea in the history of sports. You saw there were a couple cooling breaks in Brazil during this past World Cup when the temperature was in the mid 80s. Imagine the Qatar World Cup, where the temps reach 115-120 on average.

The game LITERALLY CANNOT BE PLAYED. That’s how morally depraved FIFA is. They took the bribe and signed on for this. Oh, and then there’s that whole thousands of people dying during the construction phase of the stadium thing.

So we give you “HBO Real Sports: The Price of Glory in Qatar”

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VIDEO: Everton FC G Tim Howard on World Cup experience


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This summer, America fell in love with their goalkeeper, as Tim Howard became an even bigger national hero during the men’s World Cup. Howard is a PETA advocate, animal rights activist and part-time broadcaster. He’s idealistic and media savvy.

Tim Howard is probably the best goalkeeper in the Premier League. The Everton stopper from New Jersey, USA might actually be the best keeper in the world; period. He’s certainly one of the most talked about footballers on Earth this summer. And for good reason he had his best season ever in 2013-14.

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The World’s top goal scorers


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It’s often the mark of a true great starring on the world stage in international football’s biggest tournament. Pele’s done it, Maradona’s done it, and Ronaldo’s done it, this year it was meant to be the year of his namesake alongside Lionel Messi. And whilst Cristiano may have failed to do so, the little Argentinian is still in with a shout of winning the Golden Ball, joining a long list of superstars.

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Chicago Red Stars have local connections to build upon


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The Chicago Red Stars play their home games at Benedictine University in Lisle, perhaps the most soccer friendly and soccer-crazed part of Chicagoland. Their roster boasts five players with Chicago area connections, three of which are tied to the very same area where the Stars are located. It’s a chance for the franchise to adeptly market itself and rise out of obscurity.

They’re a western suburban franchise with a roster that has lots of ties to the Western suburbs.

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