Post Tagged with: "AC Milan"

NTSF: When Athletes Strike

Is anyone else excited about the European Championships in 2012? With the matches ready to go, who do you think will win the euro 2012? In America the leagues lock out the players… [in Europe the players are forced to strike. →]

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The Looming Threat of a Spanish Soccer Strike

La Liga might be brought to a standstill by a players’ strike, delaying the opening weekend. [We break down the financial crisis at the heart of the issue here... →]

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NTSF 125: Back in the Technological Saddle

Zach returns after a fortnight’s absence and a move back into technological bliss to cover skiing, cycling and more in this week’s A Non-Traditional Sports Fan in America…

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NTSF 109: Shifting allegiances in a digital age, Champions League groups hit halfway point, Olympic medal for sale and more…

Wednesday morning really left me with a lot of time to think, and boy was there plenty to think about. I was up before 4:00 am, waking up to drive my wife to the airport for a week away on business. (Sweetheart that she was, having been up awake all night unable to sleep, she […]

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Checking on predictions halfway through Champions League group stage

With the conclusion of Wednesday’s games, the UEFA Champions League is officially halfway through its group stage. When the groups were first announced, I made my predictions as to who would be advancing on to the knockout phase of the competition. Ranking every group 1-4, I pretty much laid it all out there on the […]

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NTSF 106: Storm clouds over Contador, the value of international competition and more…

   I wasn’t planning on having to write this piece, and I wasn’t planning on having to bring this week’s column to you late. What you’ll read deeper into this week’s edition is the direction I’d hoped to go, discussing hour tournaments like the Olympic hockey spectacle and the Davis Cup and the Ryder Cup are […]

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NTSF 102: Final majors of 2010 in cycling and tennis, soccer’s tournament cycle begins anew and more…

Wow… seems that the beer my wife bought me last night really did a number on me. As I sat in front of the computer on Wednesday, digesting the 22 ounces of Bourbon County Brand Stout by Goose Island Brewery (13.0% alcohol by volume) and trying to finish up stage recaps from the Vuelta and […]

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UEFA Champions League groups announced

Just as one continent wraps up their tournament of champions, another gets theirs ready to start anew. On the heels of Internacional’s Copa Libertadores victory over Chivas last week, Italy’s Internazionale gears up for its Champions League title defense after their defeat of Bayern Munich in the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid last May. Inter […]

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