Tuesday, June 30, 2015

semi final tuesday

the United Stated capped of another clean sheet, beating Germany 2-0 in the first semi final game. they haven't been scored on since the first game of the tournament. they will face the winner of the Japan vs England game, while Germany plays the loser. Japan vs England is tomorrow

Saturday, June 27, 2015

quarter final day two

in the early game Japan beat Australia 1-0 to advance to the semi finals. they will be playing England, who just knocked out host Canada 2-1. Japan vs England is Canada day Wednesday, while the U.S. plays Germany on Tuesday. should make for a good semi final.

Friday, June 26, 2015

quarter final part two

Carli Lloyd got the only goal in the 51st minute as the U.S beats China 1-0 and will face Germany in the semi finals on June 30th tomorrow has Australia vs Japan at 2pm and Canada vs England at 5:30pm. winners play in the other semi final on July 1st.

quarterfinal part one

this went the distance and needed some extra time. e.t. solved nothing. Germany and France settled their quarter final game by penalty kicks. germany won it 5-4. Germany is now in the semi final. they will be playing China or the United States. they are on now.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

opening night of the CFL season

this turned out to be a heck of a game. Ottawa just beat Montreal 20-16 to earn their first ever road win in franchise history (winless all of last year). Montreal lost their starting quarterback, then the back up. ouch. tomorrow has Hamilton at Calgary and the 2014 grey cup rematch.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

round of 16 part eight

the last round of 16 game is done and Japan has defeated Netherlands 2-1 and is now in the quarter finals and will face Australia on Saturday at 2pm Edmonton time. Canada vs England is Saturday at 5:30pm. on Friday, Germany plays France at 2pm and the U.S. plays China at 5:30pm. there are the quarter final match ups.

Monday, June 22, 2015

round of 16 part seven

the United States just knocked out Columbia 2-0 at Commonwealth Stadium. they will be facing China in the quarter finals on Friday.

round of 16 part six

i worked through this one, but England beat Norway 2-1 to advance to the quarter finals. they will be playing Canada on Saturday in Vancouver. next up has the U.S. facing Columbia starting in an hour.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

round of 16 part five

a goal in the 52nd minute by Josie Belanger gave Canada a 1-0 win over a pesky Switzerland team. they will play the winner of the Norway vs England game. the quarter final game is Saturday.

round of 16 part four

France is moving on to the quarter finals after beating South Korea 3-0. France had the whole match under control. France will play Germany in the quarters on June 26th. next up at 5:30pm, its Canada vs Switzerland

round of 16 part three

i would call this an upset. Australia knocks out Brazil 1-0 to move on to the quarterfinals and will await the winner of the Japan vs Netherlands game for their opponent. Brazil is one of the top nations in womens soccer and Australia knocked them out. next up is France vs South Korea.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

round of 16 part two

it was a close one. China beat Cameroon 1-0 to cap day one of the round of 16. pretty good game. China will face either the U.S. or Columbia in the quarter finals. tomorrow's games have France vs South Korea, Brazil vs Australia and Canada vs Switzerland.

scherzer says no-no to pirates

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals just finished throwing a no-hitter against the Pittsburgh Pirates. no walks, 16 strikeouts and the only player to get on, Jose Tabata, got hit with two outs in the 9th to ruin the perfect game. he is also the second Nationals pitcher to throw a no-hitter. congrats.

round of 16 part one

the first round of 16 game had Germany beat Sweden 4-1. pretty much a no doubter. Germany will await the winner of the France vs South Korea game in the quarter finals. coming up: China vs Cameroon.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

womens world cup into the nitty gritty.

all the group games are done and we are into the knockout round. 16 teams into the first knockout round. games between June 20-23 has: China vs Cameroon and Germany vs Sweden on the 20th; France vs South Korea, Brazil vs Australia and Canada vs Switzerland on the 21st; United States vs Columbia and Norway vs England on the 22nd and Japan vs Netherlands on the 23rd. now the fun begins

Monday, June 15, 2015

hawks win stanley cup

the Chicago Blackhawks are stanley cup champions after winning game six 2-0 and the series four games to two. outscored the Tampa Bay Lightning 13-10. close, low scoring series. it is Chicago's third cup win in six years. last time Chicago won at home was 1938. wow. Duncan Keith was named Conn Smythe trophy winner as most valuable player in the playoffs. congrats.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

the cfl preseason is already upon us

the CFL preseason already began on Monday night. tonight the Edmonton Eskimos and Saskatchewan Rough Riders play a preseason game in Fort MacMurray Alberta in what will be the northern most CFL game ever played. the game is at SMS Equipment Stadium. game starts at 8pm Edmonton time on TSN3 and on 630 ched radio. finally the CFL season is here

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

a giant no hitter

chris heston of the san francisco giants threw the seasons first no hitter at citi field vs the new york mets. he struck out 11 batters and hit 3 batters. he struck out the side to seal it. last picher to strike out the side to seal a no hitter was sandy koufax an september 9, 1965. congrats

Saturday, June 06, 2015

we have a triple crown winner

the 37 year drought is over as American Pharoah has won the Belmont Stakes in the winning time of 2:26.65. him and jocket victor espinosa pulled away coming out of the final turn to seal the win. Victor Espinosa is now a triple crown winner as is trainer Bob Baffert. Zayat stables has the triple crown winner. last triple crown winner was 1978 when Affirmed won it.