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Are we in the finals yet?
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Are we in the finals yet?

If by finals you mean the actual World Cup and not the qualifiers then you're right.

Today were the first 2 games of the "finals" out of a total of 64.
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No, Man. The FINALS. Like, the championship game.

We're America, man! We should skip right past all those boring playoff games and go straight to the finals. Because we're f'in America!

U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!

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Adopt-a-Players:
Forrest Snow - Suspended for the first 50 games of the season. (Come on, Forrest. Just because it's legal in Washington...)
No invite to Spring Training. Not assigned to any team. Contract still owned by the M's, but effectively out of baseball for now.
2013 AAA/AA: 5-5, 2.96 ERA, 84 K, 28 BB, 1.085 WHIP
2012 AAA/AA: 5-9, 6.35 ERA, 99K, 67 BB, 1.674 WHIP


Gone But Not Forgotten (former adopt-a-players):
Eric Thames - took his MLB .250/.296/.431/.727 and MiLB .305/.383/.508/.892 statlines and went to play in Korea.
Matt Mangini - Out of baseball.
Mike Morse - Now playing for the Giants.
Jamal Strong - Let go after 2005. Played in the Yankees, Cubs and Braves systems. Now a regional scout for the Cards.


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I understand why they don't have sudden death overtimes in fútbol. As long as it can be between goals there's nothing sudden about it. Someone might actually die before a goal is scored. If that happened, which team would be the winner?
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Most soccer teams score more frequently than the M's.
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Adopt-a-Players:
Forrest Snow - Suspended for the first 50 games of the season. (Come on, Forrest. Just because it's legal in Washington...)
No invite to Spring Training. Not assigned to any team. Contract still owned by the M's, but effectively out of baseball for now.
2013 AAA/AA: 5-5, 2.96 ERA, 84 K, 28 BB, 1.085 WHIP
2012 AAA/AA: 5-9, 6.35 ERA, 99K, 67 BB, 1.674 WHIP


Gone But Not Forgotten (former adopt-a-players):
Eric Thames - took his MLB .250/.296/.431/.727 and MiLB .305/.383/.508/.892 statlines and went to play in Korea.
Matt Mangini - Out of baseball.
Mike Morse - Now playing for the Giants.
Jamal Strong - Let go after 2005. Played in the Yankees, Cubs and Braves systems. Now a regional scout for the Cards.


Updated: 04/02/2014

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Are we in the finals yet?

:thumbsup: :D
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I understand why they don't have sudden death overtimes in fútbol. As long as it can be between goals there's nothing sudden about it. Someone might actually die before a goal is scored. If that happened, which team would be the winner?

Play is at least limited to two hours max. That's play as in run your ass off chasing a ball, not play as in stand around scratching your own. :thumbsup:
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A couple of good matches of interest (at least on paper) today: Argentina vs Nigeria & USA vs England. S. Korea handles Greece 2:0
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Pirata La Gloria ! It was on the side of the Argentina Bus !
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If you like the USA in today's match you can get 6-1 odds in Nevada. As always numbers listed here are for entertainment purposes only.
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Greg Halman RIP


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Messi, Messi, Messi :thumbsup: . Is that guy fun to watch or what. He alone created enough chances to beat Nigeria 5:0.
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Well that's going to get a few bloke's panties in a bunch. Mr. Green is not going to be a popular fellow at the pubs tonight.
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No, Man. The FINALS. Like, the championship game.

We're America, man! We should skip right past all those boring playoff games and go straight to the finals. Because we're f'in America!

U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!

:thumbsup:

Come on, this exciting tournament only takes 1 month to finish, not the six months it takes the marathonic baseball season to finish. It's only starting and you want the championship game to take place after 1 day?
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No, Man. The FINALS. Like, the championship game.

We're America, man! We should skip right past all those boring playoff games and go straight to the finals. Because we're f'in America!

U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!

:thumbsup:



Sorry, Hui -- but, you've gotta be referring to SOUTH America.

In America - we believe in adding the maximum number of meaningless and frustrating rounds of playoffs possible - so long as we can get them shown on prime time TV. In the good 'ole USA, it ain't sports unless you're making a BILLION in profits off your playoff revenues.

Given a choice between what is good for selecting a champion - and what is good for increasing profits for the already filthy rich -- the filthy rich win every time without exception. THAT is what American sports are (sadly) about.
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Messi, Messi, Messi :thumbsup: . Is that guy fun to watch or what. He alone created enough chances to beat Nigeria 5:0.


May I suggest to wait for him to face a real professionally organized defensive system ? If you remember this year matches Barcelona vs Inter you may realize what I mean.
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You mean Barcelona vs. The Starting Team With No Italians? :thumbsup:

Eh, Manu is not a professionally organized defensive system? You didn't think he was fun to watch in that championship match?
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Don't get me wrong, it's always a pleasure to watch players like Messi, especially if opponents leave him running free wherever he wishes, and very often fellows like him bring you some championships. But sometimes it does not work and when things go the other way usually it's due to smarter - even if not more skilled - opponents. I think Maradona still remembers very well, along with his 1986 triumph, also his 1982 and 1990 troubles vs some hard boiled defenses.

Edited by Marco, 12 June 2010 - 03:52 PM.

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Knowing all that, I'd still like my chances with Messi better than against him.
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Me too... My thought was just to remember that World Cup is often full of wonderful stories (especially during early rounds) which came suddenly to an unexpected end. Sometimes it opens your eyes about the fact a winning soccer team can be really the result of a collective effort.

Edited by Marco, 12 June 2010 - 04:07 PM.

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Right, Messi can't do it alone for the whole Cup, which might be Argentina's undoing.
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