Dutch Goalie Told Opponents He Knew Where They Were Going To Shoot Their Penalty Kicks

Originally posted by: businessinsider.com By: TONY MANFRED ESPN Back-up Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul became an unlikely hero when he came into the World Cup quarterfinal match against Costa Rica in the 120th minute and promptly won the penalty shootout. He was also the target of criticism for his “antics” during the shootout. Before the Costa Rican…

Italy vs. Uruguay: Prandelli's Tactical Adjustments Ruined by Marchisio Red Card

Originally posted by thebleachreport.com Sent by Anthony Gismondi (Coach @AnthonyGismondi) What a great breakdown of the game from a tactical perspective! Thanks G-Money! ___________________________________________ By Sam Tighe, World Football Tactics Lead Writer Jun 24, 2014 Clive Rose/Getty Images  Uruguay propelled themselves into the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup 2014 on Tuesday by beating Italy 1-0. The Azzurri…

Martin Brodeur announces son’s selection by NJ Devils in classic draft moment

Getty ImagesNEWARK — When the NHL Draft entered its seventh and final round on Sunday, the New Jersey Devils did not have a selection in the final 30 picks. General manager Lou Lamoriello worked some magic already having dealt the No. 9 overall pick to the Vancouver Canucks for Cory Schneider, so to cap off the day,…

Michael Jordan’s trainer says the Flu Game was a poisoning case

By Eric Freeman Michael Jordan regrets ordering pepperoni during the Flu Game (Dick Raphael/ Getty). Of the many stories and events that add up to Michael Jordan’s legend, few loom as large as the “Flu Game.” In Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, with his Chicago Bulls facing a 3-2 deficit against the Utah Jazz in…