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My Review of 5,000-1 The Leicester City Story for WST

Mixing new writing in with columns from the time, Tanner does not claim to have foreseen this outcome or even predicted that Leicester would surprise people. Instead, he takes his reader into the season through the lens of the betting odds, which started as the season as 5,000-1 and decreased as the season went along… Continue reading My Review of 5,000-1 The Leicester City Story for WST

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WST – Landon Donovan is shining star in FOX Sports’ disappointing Copa America broadcasts

While Donovan had been pretty good in the Ecuador match, he really came into his own in the game against Argentina where simply being a cheerleader for the U.S. would have been a strained and forced presentation (see Alexi Lalas). The best thing the producers did was pair him with veteran broadcaster J.P. Dellacamera, a man… Continue reading WST – Landon Donovan is shining star in FOX Sports’ disappointing Copa America broadcasts

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March Madness Shows Soccer Super Clubs the Importance of Underdogs – WST

A League One side knocking off a Premier League side in the FA Cup is almost always fun to witness. And in tournaments, where there is one or two chances to do it instead of an entire season, the payoff is much better for the fans. This is why the recent rumors about a European… Continue reading March Madness Shows Soccer Super Clubs the Importance of Underdogs – WST