Jamaica Part II: Will Costa Rica’s La Sele find its killer instinct?
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Jamaica Part II: Will Costa Rica’s La Sele find its killer instinct?

Michael Krumholtz - March 29, 2016

When Johnny Acosta scored on the 67th minute equalizer in last Friday's World Cup Qualifier in Jamaica, Costa Rica breathed a collective sigh of relief. Disaster was avoided as…

Guatemala shocks US with 2-0 win in World Cup qualifier
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Guatemala shocks US with 2-0 win in World Cup qualifier

AFP - March 26, 2016

Guatemala dealt a lackluster United States team a devastating 2-0 defeat in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Friday in Guatemala City. With goals in the first…

FIFA wants former officials, including Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li, to pay back millions
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FIFA wants former officials, including Costa Rica’s Eduardo Li, to pay back millions

Eric Bernadeau | AFP - March 16, 2016

ZURICH, Switzerland – FIFA on Wednesday sought tens of millions of dollars in damages from the "sordid" officials facing charges in the United States over mass bribery scandals that have rocked…

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WATCH: Keylor Navas makes soaring save in Saturday’s Madrid Derby

Michael Krumholtz - February 27, 2016

https://twitter.com/LaLigaEN/status/703607255632093184 The next time manager Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid send keeper Keylor Navas onto the field, they should give him a cape. It felt like it was…

FIFA memo asks would-be president to stick to the script
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FIFA memo asks would-be president to stick to the script

Tariq Panja | Bloomberg - February 24, 2016

[caption id="attachment_89005" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Michael Buholzer/AFP[/caption] The five candidates to run FIFA have received a very clear message from the global football organization: If you win Friday's election,…

La Sele draws group of death in Copa America
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La Sele
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La Sele draws group of death in Copa America

The Tico Times - February 21, 2016

NEW YORK -- Costa Rica will face stiff competition from the start in the 2016 Centennial Copa America after landing in the "group of death," Group A, for…

Costa Rican Keylor Navas keeps historic Champions League shutout streak alive
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Costa Rican Keylor Navas keeps historic Champions League shutout streak alive

Michael Krumholtz - February 17, 2016

The pride of Costa Rica continues to shoot up the record books on football's biggest stage. With a 2-0 Real Madrid win over Roma in the Champions…

WATCH: Keylor Navas takes flight to make a miraculous diving save
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WATCH: Keylor Navas takes flight to make a miraculous diving save

Michael Krumholtz - February 13, 2016

At the start of the season, Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas was making the spectacular look routine in front of the net. Though he clearly spoiled Madrid…

Broncos beat Panthers, 24-10, to win Super Bowl 50
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Broncos beat Panthers, 24-10, to win Super Bowl 50

Mark Maske | The Washington Post - February 8, 2016

SANTA CLARA, California – Peyton Manning got his storybook ending, if this indeed was his final NFL game. But Manning mostly was along for the ride as the…

NFL’s Super Bowl Sunday is here, with Cam Newton and Peyton Manning set to battle
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NFL
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NFL’s Super Bowl Sunday is here, with Cam Newton and Peyton Manning set to battle

Rob Woollard | AFP - February 7, 2016

SANTA CLARA, California – A perfectly scripted quarterback duel between Peyton Manning and Cam Newton will take center stage on Sunday as the United States comes to a standstill…