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  1. 23 Jun '10 18:39
    Most athletic country. Soccer isn't even in our top THREE of main sports. Basketball, Football, and Baseball being the three most popular.

    So when our probably fourth or fifth most popular sports dominates other countries and is one of the top teams in the World Cup, that's pretty sad. Especially when all these other countries that's the only sport they actually do.
  2. 23 Jun '10 18:50
    Originally posted by Sikora
    Most athletic country. Soccer isn't even in our top THREE of main sports. Basketball, Football, and Baseball being the three most popular.

    So when our probably fourth or fifth most popular sports dominates other countries and is one of the top teams in the World Cup, that's pretty sad. Especially when all these other countries that's the only sport they actually do.
    Idiotic and embarrassing post.

    Gee I wonder why people hate us?
  3. 23 Jun '10 18:55 / 1 edit
    I agree it's a dumbass post.

    Not all of us are chest thumping idiots. I'm happy to be a part of this world community at the cup and I'm glad the US is doing well, still there's no way I'm going scream "We Rule" over a victory. Soccer is not in our top 4 sports in terms of popularity or exposure, but I bet it is in the top three in terms of youth participation. The tide is shifting.
  4. 23 Jun '10 18:55
    Originally posted by Ullr
    Idiotic and embarrassing post.

    Gee I wonder why people hate us?
    Was that rebuttal?
  5. 23 Jun '10 18:56
    USA *&#^% YEA!!!
  6. 23 Jun '10 19:02
    Originally posted by Sikora
    Was that rebuttal?
    No it was more of a lament.
  7. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    23 Jun '10 19:03
    Originally posted by Sikora
    Most athletic country. Soccer isn't even in our top THREE of main sports. Basketball, Football, and Baseball being the three most popular.

    So when our probably fourth or fifth most popular sports dominates other countries and is one of the top teams in the World Cup, that's pretty sad. Especially when all these other countries that's the only sport they actually do.
    Spetsnaz vs. Green Beret. That's all I've got to say.

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  8. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    23 Jun '10 19:09
    How's the USA cricket team?
  9. Standard member Lundos
    Back to basics
    23 Jun '10 19:14
    How's the US ice hockey team?
  10. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    23 Jun '10 19:27
    Originally posted by Bosse de Nage
    How's the USA cricket team?
    Sorry, we actually use our canoe paddles to canoe with... not swing at a bouncing ball.

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  11. Standard member Lundos
    Back to basics
    23 Jun '10 19:39
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Sorry, we actually use our canoe paddles to canoe with... not swing at a bouncing ball.

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    Cricket used to be the most popular sport in America during the 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s (wiki).

    It's your history mate.
  12. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    23 Jun '10 19:40
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Sorry, we actually use our canoe paddles to canoe with... not swing at a bouncing ball.

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    If you can use your snow shoes to play tennis, you can use your paddles for cricket.
  13. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    23 Jun '10 19:50
    Originally posted by Lundos
    Cricket used to be the most popular sport in America during the 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s (wiki).

    It's your history mate.
    Actually I'd love to see it on TV, they just don't seem to air any. I can watch Lacrosse all day if I wanted, but can't catch a Cricket game?

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  14. Standard member Lundos
    Back to basics
    23 Jun '10 20:01
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Actually I'd love to see it on TV, they just don't seem to air any. I can watch Lacrosse all day if I wanted, but can't catch a Cricket game?

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    Don't you have like a gazillion channels over there? It must be possible to find something other than Lacrosse, which btw is fun to play, and America got Talent. Otherwise I'm sure someone here know some live stream links.
  15. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    23 Jun '10 20:32
    Originally posted by Lundos
    Don't you have like a gazillion channels over there? It must be possible to find something other than Lacrosse, which btw is fun to play, and America got Talent. Otherwise I'm sure someone here know some live stream links.
    I've got what we call basic cable... 4 sport channels, History, Discovery, Spike, our regular network stations and a few others.

    2 kids, car and house payments say I can't spend the extra 50 or so bucks a month for the extended stuff.

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