Tag: Argentina

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 21 Recap and Semifinal 1 Preview

Argentina 0-4 Germany Germany might not have played a traditional Teutonic style, but their tactics today were straight out of their...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 20 Recap and Matchday 21 Previews

Netherlands 2-1 Brazil This matchup of two of the most celebrated diving/soccer teams lived up to its billing. It helped that Brazil took...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 17 Recaps and Matchday 18 Previews

Germany 4-1 England This is going to be remembered as the game in which the ghosts of 1966 were evoked as payback in this famous rivalry....

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 16 Recaps and Matchday 17 Previews

My apologies for the lack of updates over the past few days. As much as I love the World Cup, I was on the verge of becoming a full-on...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 12 Recap and Matchday 13 Previews

It’s tough to follow two games simultaneously. Over the years I’ve found that the best way for me to do this is to put the game...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 7 Recap and Matchday 8 Previews

Argentina 4-1 South Korea Questions about whether or not Maradona could mold this offense into a cohesive unit were answered with another...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 6 Recap and Matchday 7 Preview

Honduras 0-1 Chile After yesterday’s crapfests, it was a relief to see both teams flying around the field at a ridiculous pace,...

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Soccer, Sports

World Cup: Matchday 2 Recap and Matchday 3 Preview

Every Friday throughout the World Cup, WNYC’s excellent Soundcheck program will focus on the music of the nations at the World Cup....

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Soccer, Sports

The World Cup: Groups A & B Previews

It only happens for one month every four years. No, it’s not Jeff Giles’ mom slashing her rates (that happens much more...

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Current Events, Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Off the Record, I’m a Liar

When things are said off the record in the world of politics, they should stay off the record. Unless I need something to write about, of...