Archive for July, 2013

USA Soccer Team | XL Sports Blog

Men’s USA Soccer Team Performing Well this Season

Posted on 31. Jul, 2013 by .

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This past Sunday, the USA soccer team beat Panama with a score of 1-0. This triumph means they are now the happy recipients of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Gold Cup. This is the 5th time the US has won the Gold Cup title, but it has been a […]

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Why Masters Tickets Are In High Demand

Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by .

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The Masters golfing tournament is held in Georgia, at the Augusta Golf Club. Traditionally, this marks the beginning of a new golfing season. This contest is broadcast the world over, and players are invited as guests.

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Historic Muirfield Plays Host To The Golf Open Championship

Posted on 21. Jul, 2013 by .

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The 142nd Golf Open Championship, also called the British Open, kicked off on Thursday at Muirfield in Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland. The club is officially known as The Honorable Company of Edinburgh Golfers and has a very distinguished history. Here is some interesting information on this celebrated course and tournament.

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Upcoming NFL Season | XL Sports Blog

Notes On The Upcoming NFL Season

Posted on 17. Jul, 2013 by .

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The upcoming NFL season looks to be one of the best in recent memory, in part because of all of the great story lines within the sport. Some of the games this year are going to be far larger than just the games themselves. They will have all of the drama and surrounding excitement that […]

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Chicago Cubs LHP Travis Wood

Cubs’ LHP Wood an Unlikely All-Star

Posted on 16. Jul, 2013 by .

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The MLB All-Star Game is tonight at Citi Field in New York City, as many of the sport’s biggest stars take the field in a battle to decide home field advantage in the World Series. Fans with Cubs tickets will be on the lookout for pitcher Travis Wood, who will represent the squad for the […]

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Top Hockey Sports News

Posted on 10. Jul, 2013 by .

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Now that the Chicago Blackhawks have won the 2013 Stanley Cup, the biggest Sports News in hockey has been the offseason.  What are some of the story lines that have dominated the summer? Draft Order

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The State Of The NHL Offseason

Posted on 05. Jul, 2013 by .

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Now that the Chicago Blackhawks have raised Lord Stanley’s Cup, the NHL Offseason is upon us and major questions will be answered as teams gear up for the next year.  This offseason will be marked by two particular events, the draft and free agency.

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The News Of The NBA Offseason

Posted on 02. Jul, 2013 by .

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Now that LeBron James and the Miami Heat have been crowned repeat champions, the NBA offseason is upon us and all thirty teams are struggling to improve their fortunes for the upcoming season during this summer.  What are some of the big news stories and big names that will be on the move this summer?

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Chip Kelly | XL Sports Blog

Oregon Escapes With a Slap on the Wrist

Posted on 01. Jul, 2013 by .

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The past decade in college football has been one filled with a high level of excitement and controversy.  With highly prestigious programs like USC and Ohio State receiving NCAA sanctions that include revoked scholarships and bowl bans the Oregon Ducks appeared to be the next of these programs to feel the power of the NCAA.  […]

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Wimbledon | XL Sports Blog

The Story Lines Of Wimbledon

Posted on 01. Jul, 2013 by .

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Once a year, the greatest tennis talent in the world converges in order to contest the right to be the champion at Wimbledon.  This year features titans of the game like Nadal, Djokovic, and Federer, with the chance of a young newcomer like Jamie Baker to take it all.

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