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USA WC headlines?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by GBNF, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    Mine: Miracle on Grass
  2. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    U.S. wins 1-0; advances to next round
  3. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Yankee Donovan Dandy
  4. ringer

    ringer Member

    If getting out pool play was a "miracle," then what are you going to say if the US wins any of its next games?

    Just wonderin'
  5. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    This isn't a historic win, folks. It's a win that gets the U.S. into the Sweet 16.

    The U.S. barely beat a team it had no business losing to.
  6. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    In the 91st minute...on a fluke goal...after having a goal disallowed. Pretty big, I think.
  7. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Correct. No one questions - or should question - this.

    But it was a little too close, and it's still a worthy story. It's still the World Cup, and it's not like the U.S.'s birthright to get through to the knockout stage. Playing this up doesn't mean there can't be more should the Americans continue to advance.
  8. Idaho

    Idaho Active Member

    Agreed, Sam. It's a big moment and the biggest story of the day in the country.

    But I've already been seeing a lot of my sports journalist friends on facebook and twitter describe is as a 'epic and historic' win and arguably the greatest soccer game EVER!!!

  9. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    The U.S advances to the second round for the second time outside of its home soil. It's fun and easy to be cynical, but this is a big deal.
  10. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    I say would have been a much bigger story if they hadn't advanced.
  11. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    One month til training camp opens
  12. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    It's the biggest story until Strasburg takes the mound in about 3 hours...
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