World Cup närmar sig – Zetterberg ser slutet

I Nordamerika snackas det mest om NHL.

I Europa svär många supportrar över “låtsaslagen” Europa och Nordamerika.

Och i hockeystaden Toronto där den moderna upplagan av Canada Cup ska genomföras i september snackar folk mest om… baseboll.

World Cup borde ändå bli en succé.

Eller som Tre Kronors lagkapten Henrik Zetterberg säger:

– Det är klart att det blir en väldigt häftig hockeyturnering när alla världens bästa spelare är med.

Source: HockeyEXP

"Påminnelse om att Zlatan-eran är över"

Paris Saint-Germain föll tungt mot rivalen Monaco i ligaspelet.

Den franska pressen pekar på en nyckelfaktor bakom förlusten: Zlatan Ibrahimovics frånvaro.

“Cavani har svårt att fylla gapet efter Ibrahimovic och hans 156 mål på fyra år”, skriver Le Parisien.

“Monaco påminde Unai Emery om att Zlatan-eran är över”, skriver Frankrikebaserade Goal-journalisten Robin Bairner.

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Moreno all heart as he enters Ultimate Fighter

Like many kids growing up in Tijuana, Brandon Moreno just wanted something to keep him busy. “I was very young and trying to fill up my time with something good, something productive,” he said. I’m a fan of boxing, but I didn’t know a lot about combat sports.”Capoeira looked interesting enough, and he went off to find a school, which turned into a near impossible task, as Tijuana isn’t exactly a hotbed of the Brazilian martial art.“I wanted to do Capoeira, but I never found a Capoeira gym,” he laughed. “So then I was walking on the street a … Read the Full Article Here
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Secret weapons give Shelton boost ahead of Ultimate Fighter debut

It was an arrival fit for a champion, and while Galesburg, Illinois’ Eric Shelton hasn’t wrapped UFC gold around his waist yet, he was treated like a king at the airport when he returned home from a stint on The Ultimate Fighter 24 earlier this month.“It was awesome,” Shelton said of the rousing reception he got at Quad City International Airport. “It felt good. It’s something I worked for, and it’s paying off, finally.”The fight game is full of sacrifices, and the 25-year-old is no different from his peers in that regard. But Shelton and 15 of h … Read the Full Article Here
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Fight Night: Arlovski vs Barnett Cheat Sheet

Think you know how the next fight card will play out? Play UFC Pick ‘EmThe UFC returns to Germany this weekend with two of the best heavyweights to ever grace the Octagon, as former champions Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett duke it out in a five-round main event that’s been years in the making. When Arlovski made his UFC debut in 2000, his win over Aaron Brink preceded another heavyweight fight where Barnett took out Gan McGee by TKO in the second round. While the two fighters ended up competing on two more cards together, Barnett and Arlovski never got the chance to face off until now. Also … Read the Full Article Here
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