It was a weekend of Freudian slips for sports casters. ESPN's Andy Katz first tried to describe the "bulging discs" in the back of Jared Sullinger with an omission of the letter s. And told us in NSFW language about Sullinger's sexual arousal. Then yesterday Alan Shearer was trying to articulate the team's success in the Euro 2012 Final; right after Spain crushed Italy in … [Read more...] about BBC Announcer attributes Spain Euro 2012 win to “unbelievable amounts of sex: (video)
After 30 games played and 72 goals scored, just one match remains in the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament. In a rematch from the group stage, reigning World Cup champion Spain will attempt to defend its Euro crown against an Italian team that appears to be peaking just at the right time. Can La Furia Roja take home yet another major tournament title? Or will Mario Balotelli and the … [Read more...] about UEFA Euro 2012: Spain vs. Italy final preview
After several excellent goals, a few thrilling penalty kick endings and the toppling of another tournament favorite, Euro 2012 is nearing its finale. With Italy and Spain on their way to the Euro Final, let’s look back at the defining moments of the knockout stage. England stays true to its ways After yet another valiant attempt to stave off elimination by hanging on to … [Read more...] about Euro 2012 knockout stage: Ronaldo chokes, Balotelli shines
Just 12 days removed from the opening match in Poland, Euro 2012 has been as good as advertised and more, with 60 goals scored and not a single 0-0 draw in 24 group stage matches. Host countries Poland and Ukraine each treated their fans to close and controversial thrillers before narrowly missing the knockout stage, while four teams that won their opening match (including … [Read more...] about UEFA EURO 2012: Knockout stages preview
With a stacked 16-team field featuring seven of the world’s top 10 squads and 13 of its top 18, the 2012 European Championships should provide thrilling games throughout, starting Friday morning and running through the final match on July 1. As we near the opening kickoff in Warsaw, here’s a close look at what you need to know for Euro 2012. … [Read more...] about EURO 2012 Preview: Can Spain win it all again?