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Future for MLS in El Paso still bright

Future for MLS in El Paso still bright

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor July 8, 2014

On July 6, the exhibition match between Chivas Guadalajara and Cruzeiro E.C. added more fuel to the fire as El Pasoans are strung out on the world’s most popular sport. With limited time for marketing the game, costly ticket prices for fans across...

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World Cup Recap: Netherlands vs. Costa Rica

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor July 5, 2014

Both teams came into today’s match exceeding the general public’s expectations—the Netherlands were thought to be past their prime but found their way back to a familiar situation in the World Cup quarterfinals, and Costa Rica came in as a tournament...

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World Cup Recap: Argentina vs. Belgium

Luis Gonzalez, Staff Reporter July 5, 2014

Argentina is back in the semifinals stage of a world cup after 24 years.  Thanks to a balanced and efficient game and an early goal from striker Gonzalo Higuain, Argentina beat Belgium by the minimum difference today in the Bazilian capital of Brasilia. The...

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World Cup Recap: Brazil vs. Colombia

July 4, 2014

Who would have thought that the two goal scorers for Brazil would be their star cornerbacks Thiago Silva and David Luiz, nevertheless the Brazilians found their way through to the semifinals, after beating the Colombians upstarts 2-1. Brazil found...

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World Cup Recap: Germany vs. France

Luis Gonzalez, Staff Reporter July 4, 2014

It seemed as routine as a quarter final can be.  It was just another day at the office for Germany, who is more than accustomed to playing in this stage of a World Cup.  The Germans faced France, Friday in Maracana Stadium for the opportunity to advance...

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World Cup Recap: USA vs. Belgium

Luis Gonzalez, Staff Reporter July 1, 2014

The favorite has struggled in every match of the round of 16 and the trend continued in Salvador as the United States and Belgium had to play beyond 90 minutes to decide who would advance into the quarterfinals. The game began negatively for the Americans,...

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World Cup Recap: Argentina vs. Switzerland

Chris Zacherl, Staff Reporter July 1, 2014

It is not a surprise that we have witnessed another exciting match extended into extra time in this 2014 World Cup Round of 16. It’s also not a surprise that Switzerland had a tough time attacking against the Argentine defense.  But it was more of...

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Isotopes steal game one

Isotopes steal game one

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor June 30, 2014

Coming off a thrilling series against the Tacoma Rainiers, the Chihuahuas found themselves in another dog fight, this time against the Albuquerque Isotopes. A late game push by the Isotopes gave them an 8-6 win to open the four game series. It was...

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World Cup Recap: Germany vs. Algeria

Chris Zacherl, Staff Reporter June 30, 2014

The country of Brazil hosted another tense match in the World Cup round of 16. It was the world class Germans facing the hard-nosed Algerians. This battle was a very intense and even went into extra time, as both teams were scoreless. But, it was Germans...

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World Cup Recap: France vs. Nigeria

Luis Gonzalez, Staff Reporter June 30, 2014

Another tight and competitive match in this World Cup ends with talk of controversy directed towards a decision made by a referee.  France scored twice in the second half and defeated a tough Nigerian squad that seemed to fade in the final stretch of...

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Relief pitcher Tim Sexton came on in relief to help close out the Rainiers.

Chihuahuas-Rainiers series nothing short of special

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor June 29, 2014

  An El Paso Chihuahuas-Tacoma Rainiers series never starts or ends on a dull moment. High scoring games, improbable comebacks and sheer amounts of entertainment are always guaranteed when these two teams meet up. “We have not had a normal...

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World Cup Recap: Costa Rica vs. Greece

Chris Zacherl, Staff Reporter June 29, 2014

  The city of Recife, Brazil hosted an  underrated matchup in the round of 16. Two dark horses fought for their spot in a quarterfinal match up against the Netherlands, Costa Rica and Greece. Nobody would have thought that this match was going...

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