Monthly Archives: June 2014

Teams book early vacations in Brazil

With the group stages closing, several teams are booking early flights home as they got eliminated at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Over at Group A, Cameroon goes home without a point after losing to Croatia, 0-4, Mexico, 0-1, and … Continue reading

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Quiet but efficient Spurs made noise as NBA champs

                        The San Antonio Spurs were supposed to be on a decline with its aging core of superstars on their last legs. But after a heartbreak loss in last … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup results and trivia

Italian striker Mario Balotelli and Claudio Marchisio scored two goals for Italy as the Azzurri defeated England, 2-1, to start off Group D action at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Italy employed a more attacking approach, which deviates from their … Continue reading

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Spurs win fifth NBA championship

                                    The San Antonio Spurs handily defeated the Miami Heat, 104-87, on Game 5 of the 2014 NBA finals, to win the championship … Continue reading

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FIFA World Cup begins this week

                It is finally here. The biggest sports event that happens every four years. No, it is not the Olympics. Rather, it is the FIFA World Cup. After Brazil kicked off the tournament … Continue reading

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Nadal, Sharapova grab French Open singles titles

Rafael Nadal of Spain overcame Novak Djokovic of Serbia, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4, to win a record ninth French Open men’s singles title and his 14th Grand Slam championship overall, tied at second with tennis legend Pete Sampras, just three … Continue reading

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With Spurs taking Game 1, can the Heat recover?

The San Antonio Spurs broke the dam in the fourth period to put away the Miami Heat, 110-95, and take Game 1 of the 2014 NBA finals. Five players scored in double figures for the victors, led by Tim Duncan’s … Continue reading

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