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I put Soccer & World Cup in same category as the WNBA
6-16-2014

Posted on 06/16/2014 2:02:23 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles

Feels like this soccer crap is being forced on us on ESPN, etc. Yes, just change the channel but why is there this effort to make believe that Americans love soccer and love the WNBA? They are two artificially created.


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1 posted on 06/16/2014 2:02:23 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

What is soccer?


2 posted on 06/16/2014 2:04:26 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

The WNBA is about flopping and acting too?


3 posted on 06/16/2014 2:04:28 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

The WNBA is financed by the NBA and would not be able to support itself on it’s own.


4 posted on 06/16/2014 2:05:26 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

If you don’t like it, don’t bother watching it. I plan to watch as many of the games as possible. Get used to the fact that more Americans are watching soccer now than ever before.


5 posted on 06/16/2014 2:06:23 PM PDT by eekitsagreek
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Why support the MSM propaganda to begin with? Ditch cable/Dish and get a freaking hobby.


6 posted on 06/16/2014 2:06:27 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

So you are saying, they take money from Donald Sterling, which basically makes them racists?


7 posted on 06/16/2014 2:06:29 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Umm, don’t watch it? Seems easy.


8 posted on 06/16/2014 2:06:29 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

9 posted on 06/16/2014 2:07:11 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
I put Soccer & World Cup in same category as the WNBA

I think you may then be at least partially gay, seeing Soccer players as scantily clad women.

Perhaps you should seek therapy or a priest or something.

10 posted on 06/16/2014 2:07:57 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

That category is “Boring Crap I’ll Never Watch”


11 posted on 06/16/2014 2:08:28 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

If I am going to watch the soccer live or expanded soccer reports there are plenty of foreign-foreign language channels carrying that stuff like BBC World or Univision or Galavision(Televisa).

I’ve spent a half hour or so doing so when I feel like it and I’m not being sucked in.

But if the networks in this country can hype soccer and suck us all in to look at it, they can sell ads and make more money.

AND WE ALL NEED TO SUPPORT DISNEY-ESPN AND COMCAST....SARC


12 posted on 06/16/2014 2:08:55 PM PDT by Nextrush (OBAMACARE IS A BAILOUT FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
You'll like this then:

Soccer - America's Path To Socialism

13 posted on 06/16/2014 2:10:24 PM PDT by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

Personally I don’t give a rip about soccer but what are you recommending it its place? Live coverage of Baraq golfing in Palm Springs?


14 posted on 06/16/2014 2:10:28 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles
I think a better analogy between WNBA and soccer is that WNBA is where you get the people least likely to play basketball well to play basketball, and soccer is where you get people to use the least effective part of their bodies to control where a ball is sent.

In both cases you generate a frustrating spectacle for the audience where far more failures occur than successes. And failures not like those in baseball where a well trained pitcher outsmarts a well trained batter 2 out of 3 times, but where someone who can mostly just use his feet is prevented from getting a goal by someone who can use his entire body.

This frustration is most likely what leads to soccer hooliganism.

15 posted on 06/16/2014 2:10:58 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

All sports are artificially created. I don’t think anybody is trying to pretend the WNBA is popular. The World Cup on the other hand consistently got better ratings that the US Open over the weekend, so it’s at least a little popular.


16 posted on 06/16/2014 2:11:16 PM PDT by discostu (Ladies and gentlemen watch Ruth!)
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To: eekitsagreek

They have been saying that for 25 years and it never gets popular.


17 posted on 06/16/2014 2:12:49 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: nascarnation

Past superbowls!


18 posted on 06/16/2014 2:14:50 PM PDT by Reagan‹berAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: Reagan√úberAlles

I care less about soccer then I do about worms on a fish hook. More globalist BS if you ask me.


19 posted on 06/16/2014 2:16:53 PM PDT by stockpirate (Only a tidal wave of tyrants blood will return our tree of liberty......)
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To: nascarnation
Bill Rasmussen, ESPN's fouuder, has some interesting remarks about the before it grabbed the major sporting events. In the early 80s, I recall a number of table tennis tournaments on ESPN.


20 posted on 06/16/2014 2:17:23 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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