football

Van attack near London mosque kills one, injures 8

 06/19/2017 - 04:26
A man shows alleged pictures of the incident to onlookers near a police cordon near Finsbury Park, after a van collision incident in north London, Britain, 19 June 2017. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA
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All of those injured were members of the Muslim community of an impoverished neighborhood. It’s another challenge for Prime Minister Theresa May, as negotiations over Britain’s exit from the European Union are to begin today.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:15am
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A man shows alleged pictures of the incident to onlookers near a police cordon near Finsbury Park, after a van collision incident in north London, Britain, 19 June 2017. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

[OP-ED]: Trump supporters have good reason to take criticism personally

 05/31/2017 - 10:42
Trump didn’t divide America. This country was split long before the real estate mogul began a second career as a politician. He merely exploited those fault lines for his own benefit. EFE
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 The saying goes, “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.”

Likewise, just because President Trump’s supporters take criticism of their guy personally doesn’t mean they aren’t actually being attacked.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:15am
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Trump didn’t divide America. This country was split long before the real estate mogul began a second career as a politician. He merely exploited those fault lines for his own benefit. EFE

Philly's Playground - The 2017 NFL Experience

 04/27/2017 - 16:24
The NFL Experience and the NFL Draft has returned in Philadelphia since the first draft took place in 1936.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Latinos of the Gridiron - Legends of the Game

 04/26/2017 - 17:12
Photo of the Frankford Yellow Jackets versus the New York Giants in 1929.

Republican House Rules: How the GOP Confirmed Gorsuch

 04/07/2017 - 14:31
Judge Gorsuch has been confirmed to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Scalia, a move that was the result of bulldozing politics by the senate GOP. Photo courtesy: Creative Commons Wikimedia.
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GOP Senate forces a win in Supreme Court nomination.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Judge Gorsuch has been confirmed to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Scalia, a move that was the result of bulldozing politics by the senate GOP. Photo courtesy: Creative Commons Wikimedia.

[OP-ED]: Finally FIFA succeeds with instant video review

 03/31/2017 - 15:46
German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE
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Geoff Hurst’ goal in the championship game of the 1966 World Cup or Diego Maradona’s hand score in the 1986 World Cup. Without going that far in time everybody remembers Sergio Ramos’ goal in an offside position in the last Champions League final contest or, less than a month ago the penalty kick awarded to Barcelona for a non-existing foul on Luis Suárez by a Paris Saint-Germain defender…

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
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German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE

The US footballers crossing Mexico's border

 02/28/2017 - 04:55
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Despite President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Mexicans crossing the border to the US, American soccer players such as Omar Gonzalez are heading south for new opportunities, more money and a better standard of football.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:33am
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Despite President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Mexicans crossing the border to the US, American soccer players such as Omar Gonzalez are heading south for new opportunities, more money and a better standard of football. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

Un sueño robado

 11/29/2016 - 13:27
Aficcionados del equipo Chapecoense frente a la sede del club,en la ciudad de Chapecó al sur de Brasil tras conocerse el accidente del avión en el que viajaba el equipo para disputar el primer partido de la final de la Copa Sudamericana que tenian previsto jugar contra el Atletico Nacional en Colombia y que se estrelló anoche cuando se dirigía al aeropuerto José María Córdoba de Medellín.EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /
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Hay equipos de futbol que tienen estrellas como Ronaldo, Messi y Neymar, que pueden llenar estadios cada semana y pueden ganar títulos importantes casi cada año. Por otro lado, hay equipos que se construyen desde cero, pieza por pieza, que sólo pueden soñar con llegar a una posición en las eliminatorias, pero seguirán luchando hasta el pitido final.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:29pm
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Aficcionados del equipo Chapecoense frente a la sede del club,en la ciudad de Chapecó al sur de Brasil tras conocerse el accidente del avión en el que viajaba el equipo para disputar el primer partido de la final de la Copa Sudamericana que tenian previsto jugar contra el Atletico Nacional en Colombia y que se estrelló anoche cuando se dirigía al aeropuerto José María Córdoba de Medellín.EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /

The crash that devestated the soccer world

 11/29/2016 - 12:43
Chapecoense supporters meet in front of the team's club, in Chapecó (Brazil), after the plane in which the team traveled crashed near Medellín (Colombia).EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /
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There are futbol teams that have stars such as Ronaldo, Messi, and Neymar that can fill stadiums every week and can win major titles almost every year. On the other hand, there are teams that build from the ground up piece by piece who can only dream of reaching a playoff position but will keep battling till the final whistle.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:29pm
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Chapecoense supporters meet in front of the team's club, in Chapecó (Brazil), after the plane in which the team traveled crashed near Medellín (Colombia).EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /

The sad end of Aaron Hernandez

 04/19/2017 - 13:58
The former National Football League (NFL) player Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his cell early on April 19, 2017.
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The former National Football League (NFL) player Aaron Hernandez died this morning after hanging himself in a prison cell in the state of Massachusetts.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:15am
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The former National Football League (NFL) player Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his cell early on April 19, 2017.