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Counting Down to the Final of the 2014 World Cup

The month-long spectacle which has been the 2014 World Cup is coming to an end with the Finals set to be played later this weekend. This summer’s tournament has truly been a masterpiece of play, tactics, and excitement from beginning to end.

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Beautifully Unpredictable: Reviewing the 2014 World Cup Group Stage

Wow! What a start for the World Cup. This has probably been the most exciting tournament in recent memory, as goals, offense and drama have laid siege to Brazil throughout the Group Stage. We’ve seen last-gasp game winners and equalizers, underdogs usurping champions and plenty (plenty) of highlights to keep fans and neutrals alike, glued to their seats. […]

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Conquering Brazil: A Who’s Who at the 2014 World Cup

In less than two weeks, the whole world will turn their eyes to the “Samba Nation” as the biggest soccer (or proper football) event returns from another 4 year hiatus. The 2014 World Cup is back, and for many of us, it’s about time. While soccer is still in the ever-continuing process of growing here […]

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Four Point Play: Who’s Going to the 2014 NBA Finals

The NBA Finals are right around the corner, and with four teams left, who will be playing who on June 5th is still up in the air. In the Eastern Conference, Miami needs to win tonight to put the Indiana Pacers to bed, and after what happened in Game 5 you can bet the Heat […]

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Which Top 10 Pick of the NFL Draft Will Reverse Their Team’s Fortunes in 2014

With all the excitement that buzzed around the start of this year’s NFL Draft, you’d think that kick-off was only a few hours away. Even though the games only take place in the latter part of the calendar, the start of the 2014-2015 season of the NFL has actually already come and gone. Free Agency […]

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10 Movies That Have a Chance to Sizzle This Summer

Even though mid-June is when the summer season truly starts, the summer movie season begins as soon as school lets out in the late spring. Film executives are generally playing the probability game: if less people have time consuming commitments throughout the week, that means more people are looking for ways to kill time. Of […]

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Captain of Commerce: Lessons Learned From Disney’s Box Office Triumph

Even with their overwhelming popularity and consistent box office dominance, there is still plenty of skepticism toward comic book movies. The fact that they are still primarily referred to as “comic book movies” is proof in and of itself that these films are considered to be more of a subset of the Action genre (much […]

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Sustainable Substitutions for Your Sweet Tooth

Living with a sweet tooth is hard and almost makes any diet impossible to follow.  However with spring here and beach season on the horizon, everyone’s internal clock has been put on red alert. Now is the time to kick those always forgotten New Year’s resolutions into high gear, am I right? There’s a certain […]

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Halfway Through Hoops: 5 Things About This Year’s NBA Season

The NBA All-Star Break comes at a time that probably many of us consider to be professional sports purgatory. After all, the Superbowl just happened and spring training is right around the corner. The Finals can’t come soon enough, right? But for those of you who have been paying attention to this year’s NBA, you’re […]

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A Survey From Her Heart: Evaluating the Expectations of Valentine’s Day

If I were to walk into a room with a bunch of guys and asked them what holiday is coming up, you know what I’d most likely hear? “The Superbowl!” Correct, but that’s not a holiday, so try again. “National Pancake Day!” No, well, yes–and thank you for reminding me. Valentine’s Day is coming, gentlemen; […]

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12 Disappointments of the 2013 NFL Season

It’s that time of the year again. That’s right, it’s nearing the end of the NFL regular season. We’ve seen some crazy games and some really shocking turn of events. From last year’s worst team clinching at least a Wildcard spot in the playoffs, to the number of backup QBs lighting up defenses– it’s been […]

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Does Lightning Strike Twice for Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World?

It’s easy to forget that there was a time when a comic book movie was lucky to make a profit at the box office but now these movies are considered flops if they don’t make back their production budget in a week! Thor: The Dark World is the latest Marvel/Disney love child to dominate the […]

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Finding Pleasant Hideaways in Florida

When I think of relaxing, I typically think of Florida – always have. On the rare occasions when I get to take extended time off from work, Florida is usually the first place that pops into my head. I’ve probably been there more times than I can remember. Growing up, I thought I must have seen […]

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