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South Korea, Uruguay, and Mexico advance

Korean players celebrate after scoring their first goal against Nigeria.

FIFA World Cup: day 12 preview

France's view: France is coming into their decisive game against South Africa in meltdown mode. The French team is a mess. The French President is forced to play peacekeeper between Coach...

Paraguay tops Slovakia, New Zealand draws with Italy, Brazil dominates Cote d'Ivoire, and the French team walks out on practice

More turmoil in the French camp Before the day started there was more controversy in the French camp. This time it came from captain Patrice Evra who insisted there was a traitor inside the French...

Holland advances, Cameroon eliminated, Anelka sent home

Yesterday got off to a controversial start when the French team announced that Nicolas Anelka was sent home after the French star apparently telling French Coach Raymond Domenech where to go. The...

Day 7 Review

The first game between Argentina and South Korea was a bit of a disappointment as Argentina disposed of the Korean's rather easily. The Argentinian's kicked the scoring off with a good free kick that...

Is Spain's loss to the Swiss the biggest upset in World Cup history?

Before the Spain-Switzerland game, it seemed there was no chance of Switzerland tying Spain, much less beating the Euro Cup Champions. The Swiss put out an impressive defensive performance without...

FIFA World Cup Day 1: tragedy

Day 1 got off to a sad and tragic start with the public learning of the death of Nelson Mandela's grandaughter Zenani Mandela. The atmosphere of the crowd changed from sad to celebratory when the...

Choosing wines on a student budget

For under thirty dollars, you can purchase wines from Greece to Portugal, Chile to South Africa, Argentina to the Okanagan.  Wine, even on a student budget, can be delicious. One of my favorite...