Monday, June 08, 2015

Barcelona Win the Champions League, USA vs. Australia, Liverpool Sign Ings, Italia '90, Mike Piazza Might Buy Parma

And a very pleasant Monday to you and yours. As expected, Barcelona won the Champions League on Saturday. Juventus put up a fight, but couldn't blow the house down and the Catalonian side eventually emerged rightful winners. Let's get to it, beginning with El Sid's report...

Juventus 1 - 3 Barcelona: Sid Lowe at the Olympiastadion
Juventus 1 - 3 Barcelona: Daniel Taylor at the Olympiastadion

In Women's World Cup action, Germany defeated Ivory Coast 10 - 0. Yes, that's ten goals to zero goals. Elsewhere, Norway thrashed Thailand, the Dutch edged the Kiwis, and Canada captured the opener over China via a stoppage-time penalty. The United States will get their journey underway this evening via a waltz with the Matildas out in Winnipeg. That's on Fox Sports 1 at 7:30 p.m. EDT. Here are some previews:

Group D: Preview
USA vs. Australia: Preview
USA vs. Australia: Preview II
USA vs. Australia: Preview III

Wait. What? Mike Piazza might buy Parma? Kirsten Schlewitz says it's a no-brainer! It's been 25 years since Italia '90. Here are the 10 Best Moments from the tournament.

Major League Soccer? Yes, it's happening. Here are Five Things We Learned over the weekend.

And finally...Sol Campbell is running for mayor!



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