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Pelicans' chances of winning a title by 2019 - Stewie Griffin
SIAP. Searched. Saw this on vacation last week. [link=(http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/every-nba-teams-chance-of-winning-a-title-by-2019/ )]LINK[/link] [quote]At No. 7, the Pelicans. They haven’t gotten off to an especially strong start this year and have little shot of title contention t...


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Lalas leaving ESPN for FOX Sports - Stewie Griffin
http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2014/12/16/alexi-lalas-fox-espn-tv-soccer-analyst-mls-world-cup [quote]When describing why he opted to sign a multi-year offer with Fox Sports, Alexi Lalas said the network made him an offer he could not refuse. “They Godfathered me,” Lalas told SI.com Monday ni...


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Orlando City is kicking NYCFC's arse today - Stewie Griffin
[img]http://i.imgur.com/w6rpegN.png[/img]...


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Jerseys for all 50 states - Stewie Griffin
[link=(http://imgur.com/a/W1Les#87)]LINK[/link] Louisiana [img]http://i.imgur.com/4Q4AzW7.png[/img] Not a fan. ...


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The Southampton Way - Stewie Griffin
http://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2014/nov/05/southampton-reaping-rewards-philosophy-new-training-ground?CMP=twt_gu Good read on a club that has produced a ton of talent. I wish the article had contrasted their success with Portsmouth's. ...


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Klinsmann calls out American players for poor club play post-WC - Stewie Griffin
http://prosoccertalk.nbcsports.com/2014/11/03/klinsmann-calls-out-american-players-for-poor-club-play-post-world-cup [quote]“Right now at the end of 2014, looking at the last couple of months is a bit of a concern to us,” Klinsmann said in a video released by US Soccer. “A lot of our players who ...


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Signature Cocktails in BR - Stewie Griffin
BR folks, looking to get some info on local bars known for a specific drink. Anyone know of any signature drinks that you absolutely have to try when you go to that place? ...


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Grantland: DeAndre Yedlin - Stewie Griffin
http://grantland.com/features/deandre-yedlin-world-cup-2014-newfound-fame-transfer-to-european-club-mls-soccer/ A must read. Some highlights. [quote]Klinsmann declined to comment for this story, and U.S. Soccer spokesman Michael Kammarman relayed the coach’s reservations. “He doesn’t like the ...


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Incredible stat on German fitness (plus good USA stuff) - Stewie Griffin
Good NYT story on American who Jurgen hired to head up Germany's fitness, Mark Verstegen, who founded EXOS. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/07/16/train-like-a-german-soccer-star/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0 Great excerpt: [quote]Q. Just how fit is the German team? A. I can give yo...


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Netflix binge recommendations - Stewie Griffin
Watched: - Orange is the New Black - House of Cards - Breaking Bad - LOST - West Wing - Other stuff I can't think of. Preferably something wife-friendly. ...


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Anyone have a good article on Germany's post 2002 changes? - Stewie Griffin
I hear a lot of chat about the systemic changes JK helped push through. Just looking for a good outline of them. ...


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Did Vlaar's penalty actually go in? - Stewie Griffin
http://www.theguardian.com/football/2014/jul/10/ron-vlaar-penalty-world-cup-semi-final-holland-argentina I jokingly said this at the time yesterday, because I had seen this YouTube video. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9Bu_gn5ChQ4 But it looks like there is at least some question over it, t...


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If you ever need a lesson in the importance of defensive shape - Stewie Griffin
Brazil's display yesterday is the most striking example I've ever seen. I went back a watched the four goal sequence, and it was incredible how undisciplned Marcelo and David Luiz were, and how poor the body language of every defender except Marcelo was, even when it was 1-0. Zonal marking is...


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Michael Cox of Zonal Marking/ESPN on what US needs to do to improve - Stewie Griffin
Well worth your time. All this nitpicking with tactics is, in the end, futile, and this is from a tactics nerd. It's not the X's and O's; it's the Jimmies and Joes. [quote]To become a major force in world football, the United States don't need more intelligent tactics from Klinsmann but simply b...


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Jozy had a grade two tear in his hamstring - Stewie Griffin
Not shocking. http://www.espnfc.us/fifa-world-cup/story/1930115/jozy-altidore-i-wasnt-ready-for-us-belgium-game Says last time he had it, he was out for a month. I think if he stays healthy, we have a great shot at the top 8. He makes everyone around him better for us, and when he scores, w...


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Was the flag up on Wondo's miss? - Stewie Griffin
I've heard and seen this, and Jurgen just said it on Facebook. ...


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Not WC related: Jack McInerney wonder goal - Stewie Griffin
Holy shite. A little lucky, but also a lot of awesome. http://www.mlssoccer.com/video/2014/06/29/goal-jack-mcinerney-strikes-again-world-class-golazo#ooid=1tcGxpbjod2vuFd-P7WbueOazzuPtpvA...


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Jurgen optimistic Jozy will be a part of the Belgium game - Stewie Griffin
“We are very optimistic,” head coach Jurgen Klinsmann said. “Every day is a big step forward with Jozy. It’s been 11 days now, and it’s looking better every day. We’re optimistic we’ll have him be part of the Belgium game.” http://www.mlssoccer.com/worldcup/2014/news/article/2014/06/27/jurgen-kli...


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Lupe Fiasco - "Stellar Light" (U.S.A. Germany rally) - Stewie Griffin
I love Lupe, so I gotta share. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152415157768941" ...


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Doctor predicted Bite Number Three - Stewie Griffin
Last year. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-22246344 [quote]"It's in the man," he says. "I would think that in five years' time if there was a certain nerve hit or chord rung with Suarez in a different situation he would react in the same way."[/quote] [quote]He adds: "[Biting] is quite a ...


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