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Puck's Gameday Happy Hour: Get Better Acquainted with Argentina and Paraguay Edition

Puck’s Gameday Happy Hour: Get Better Acquainted with Argentina and Paraguay Edition

Tweet By Puck Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome back into another Happy Hour—a special GAMEDAY!!! Edition. This week has been bittersweet for Puck. On one hand, the Champions League Quarterfinal draw resulted in a very intriguing all-England matchup between Chelsea and Manchester United that promises to be a “real cracker.” On the other hand, Manchester City […]

MLS Preview: Subplot 3: It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia: Why the Union May Shine In A Great Sports Town

MLS Preview: Subplot 3: It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia: Why the Union May Shine In A Great Sports Town

Tweet By Neil W. Blackmon This is the fifth piece of a seven-part series highlighting the most intriguing subplots of the 2011 MLS campaign. Our other MLS preview pieces are linked below: Number 7: Omar Bravo: Next Designated Player to Fail, or is Sporting KC the place for a revival? MLS Eastern Conference Preview: Five […]

Puck's Friday Happy Hour: March, Nate Dogg and Mario Balotelli Madness Edition

Puck’s Friday Happy Hour: March, Nate Dogg and Mario Balotelli Madness Edition

Tweet Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome back into another Happy Hour. It may be Friday, but it certainly feels much more like a Sunday after last night’s St. Patrick’s Day/Welcome to March Madness debauchery. Endless pints of green beer, shots of Irish Whiskeys, and a bevy of beautiful women in green dresses makes for a very […]

Yanks Abroad: Brad Guzan's Banner Day and March Madness Week Edition

Yanks Abroad: Brad Guzan’s Banner Day and March Madness Week Edition

Tweet by Dru Boyer Welcome to another Yanks Abroad round-up.  Not too much action with FA Cup matches taking place in England, but nearly every Yank in action performed for 90 minutes.  Player of the week honors to Brad Guzan and his 13 saves. Consistent playing time has to be a huge plus for Guzan, […]

Puck's Friday Happy Hour: Fun With The US Gold Cup Group Opponents Edition

Puck’s Friday Happy Hour: Fun With The US Gold Cup Group Opponents Edition

Tweet By Puck Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome back into the Happy Hour. It is Spring Break time here in Gainesville, which means that this town is completely dead. With all the undergraduates off at various party destinations, the only people left in town are the awkward international student that used to live down the hall […]

What the Gold Cup And Other Regional Tournaments Could Learn From The Big East Tournament

What the Gold Cup And Other Regional Tournaments Could Learn From The Big East Tournament

Tweet By Jon Levy A week prior to the tipoff of college basketball’s NCAA Tournament, the only American sports playoff which inspires anything near World Cup-level madness, The World’s Most Famous Arena hosts a yearly five day competition that doesn’t garner half the prestige of “the big dance.” No one fills out brackets, and Sally […]

Cherundolo and the Champions League, and Other Yanks Abroad

Cherundolo and the Champions League, and Other Yanks Abroad

Tweet By Dru Boyer Not a very exciting week for the Yanks Abroad, although we did witness some hot Yank on Yank action in the EPL.  I’ll give my player of the week honors to Steve Cherundolo for being part of a 3-1 smack down of Bayern and having Hannover on pace for a Champions […]

2011 Gold Cup Draw Released: Another Favorable American Grouping

2011 Gold Cup Draw Released: Another Favorable American Grouping

Tweet By Neil W. Blackmon With the March friendlies coming up, March Madness in the air and the MLS Season about to begin and the Champions League in full-swing, it was sometimes tough to remember that the most important tournament the US will play in this cycle outside of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament begins this […]

Puck's Friday Happy Hour: Julia Stiles Yankette Edition

Puck’s Friday Happy Hour: Julia Stiles Yankette Edition

Tweet By Puck Ladies and Gentlemen– welcome back into the Happy Hour. It’s been a decent week for this Manchester City fan. Sure we only managed to draw with Fulham and Chelsea’s comeback against United this week has certainly ratcheted up the pressure for a top 3 finish in the EPL, but the 3-0 pounding […]

Pounding Capri Suns and Hi-C's: Your Americanized Weekend Preview, Plus A Warning About Jermaine Jones

Pounding Capri Suns and Hi-C’s: Your Americanized Weekend Preview, Plus A Warning About Jermaine Jones

Tweet By Neil W. Blackmon Weekend preview time, folks!! With MLS just around the corner, our wandering Anglophile eyes can shortly turn a lonely eye homeward—but this weekend there are several critical matches in England, Spain, France, Germany and the beleaguered Serie A—and at least a few of those matches involve your Yanks. So go […]

MB 90 Lackluster for Villa, Is Tim Howard Underappreciated and Other Yanks Abroad News

MB 90 Lackluster for Villa, Is Tim Howard Underappreciated and Other Yanks Abroad News

Tweet Welcome back to your weekly Yanks Abroad update.  I took an informal poll of all of my loyal readers last week regarding a change in format and after a tight 5-3 vote, I have decided to make a slight change.  Not a very exciting week for our European based heroes, but that doesn’t stop […]

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