Author Archives: Aaron Cranford

Evening Ticker: Barcelona denied bid for Pogba; Blind appointed Netherlands manager; and more

Barcelona’s bid for Paul Pogba is rejected, but it signs Arda Turan, Danny Blind replaces Guus Hiddink as Netherlands manager and more this Wednesday. Continue reading »

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Argentina punishes Paraguay, advances to Copa America final

For the third time in the last four Copa America tournaments, Argentina will take part in the final, as the 14-time winner progressed against Paraguay, 6-1. Continue reading »

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Copa America semifinal preview: Argentina, Paraguay seek final and redemption

The 2015 Copa America is a chance at redemption for both Argentina and Paraguay entering Tuesday night’s semifinals clash in Concepcion, Chile. Continue reading »

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Chile advances to Copa America final over 10-man Peru

For the third time in history, Chile will play in the Copa America final after knocking out Peru, 2-1, in the 2015 semifinals. Continue reading »

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Copa America semifinal preview: Peru looks to foil host Chile’s run at first title

Chile is one of three South American countries that as not lifted the Copa America trophy, but a win vs. Peru Monday night in Santiago, Chile can put it within an arms reach of that goal. Continue reading »

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Toronto FC can’t find way past D.C. United in scoreless draw

Two of the Eastern Conference’s best met at BMO Field on a rainy and windy Saturday, and while Toronto FC gave D.C. United fits all evening, neither could find the breakthrough in a scoreless draw. Continue reading »

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Paraguay eliminates Brazil from Copa America

Four years removed from its upset win vs. Brazil in the 2011 Copa America quarterfinals, Paraguay defeated Brazil in exactly the same manner in Concepcion, Chile. Continue reading »

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Copa America quarterfinals preview: Paraguay looks to repeat history, knock out Brazil

Four years ago, Paraguay stunned Brazil in the 2011 Copa America quarterfinals en route to a strong run to the final. Saturday, the latter gets its rematch in the same stage. Continue reading »

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