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There are three brothers on the Honduran team which is an historic first at a World Cup. Forward Jerry Palacios joined the team before it's loss to Chile on Wednesday. Jerry was called into the team to replace injured player Julio Cesar de Leon. He joins brothers Wilson and Jhony. Published 6:14 p.m. June 16, 2010 - Comments
From where I'm sitting on my side of the couch, it hasn't been a great World Cup so far. There's been a paucity of goals and much of the soccer has been dull. Still, long way to go yet. Published 4:58 p.m. June 16, 2010 - Comments
U.S. defender Oguchi Onyewu's remarkable recovery from a serious knee injury was partly due to an anti-gravity treadmill called the AlterG developed by NASA. Published 6:03 p.m. June 15, 2010 - Comments
Americans are watching the World Cup according to ABC and ESPN. Last Saturday’s big game between the United States and England match on ABC, which ended in a 1-1 tie, was the most-watched FIFA World Cup first-round match among households and viewers, and the most-viewed U.S. national team since 1994. Published 5:02 p.m. June 15, 2010 - Comments
D.C. United has signed Montenegrin midfielder Branko Boskovic as a Designated Player. Boskovic comes to United from top Austrian club Rapid Vienna, where the left-footed player made 104 appearances from 2007-2010. Published 6:09 p.m. June 14, 2010 - Comments
I'm getting a slightly bland taste in my mouth about this World Cup. I just hope things spice up soon. So far its been the Germans and the Koreans giving us all the excitement. Once upon a time, the World Cup was a tournament full of surprises. Those days are gone. Published 5:08 p.m. June 14, 2010 - Comments
It was a tale of two goalies. American goalie Tim Howard pulled of two big saves. England goalie Robert Green committed a howler. The much-hyped England-USA clash ends in a 1-1 tie. Published 6:46 p.m. June 12, 2010 - Comments
On one goal, 1950 U.S. team scored soccer's biggest upset. When the U.S. team faces England on Saturday, the famed 1950 upset over England will be on the minds of many. The English would best like to forget the game. The Americans would love a repeat. Published 5:55 p.m. June 11, 2010 - Comments
John Haydon has covered soccer for The Washington Times for two decades. He has reported on international soccer events in Germany, South Korea and Spain. John hails from Birmingham, England and has lived in the Washington D.C. region for ...Read More
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