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Shootout Was Awful Way to Decide Canada-USA World Junior Classic

It's a shame this thrilling final had to be determined on a skills competition thanks to international hockey rules.
Kyle Cantlon
1.6.17
Hockey

Canada-USA World Junior Final Is the Matchup We All Wanted

These two hockey rivals will meet in the gold-medal game for the first time since a 2010 overtime classic.
Kyle Cantlon
1.5.17
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Throwback Thursday: The US Qualifies For the 1990 World Cup In The Match That Changed Nothing

If you think the United States' 1-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago changed the course of American soccer history, think again.
Aaron Gordon
11.17.16
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Why the Hockey World Should Hold out (Some) Hope of Beating Team Canada Soon

Down Goes Brown lists eight reasons why hockey juggernaut Canada may not continue winning every major international tournament.
Sean McIndoe
9.30.16
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What the Future Holds for USA Hockey, and the Other Teams Eliminated from the World Cup

We take a look at the four teams who didn't make it out of the round robin—USA, Finland, Czech Republic and North America—and where they go from here.
Sean McIndoe
9.23.16
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Phil Kessel Hurt Team USA's Feelings

The truth hurts.
Oren Weisfeld
9.22.16
Hockey

Down Goes Brown's Grab Bag: 1996 Was a Much Happier Time for USA Hockey Than It Is Today

Things will get better but Team USA is getting killed, with snub Phil Kessel leading the charge. Plus more on the World Cup's excellent ref-cam and weird tie-breaking language.
Sean McIndoe
9.22.16
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Phil Kessel Trolls the Shit out of Team USA with Epic Tweet after Loss to Canada

You're the man, Phil.
Oren Weisfeld
9.21.16
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USA Hockey Is on Life Support

And after its World Cup game against Canada on Tuesday night, it will be time to pull the plug.
Dave Lozo
9.20.16
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Tortorella, the Millennials, and a Rising Team Europe: Early World Cup Observations

The following is from an email exchange Sunday night between Dave Lozo and Sean McIndoe, aka Down Goes Brown.
Dave Lozo & Sean McIndoe
9.19.16
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Two Former Gymnasts Accuse Team USA Doctor of Sexual Abuse

A high profile doctor with USA Gymnastics for four Olympics has been accused of sexually abusing gymnasts.
Sean Newell
9.13.16
Hockey

Tortorella's Stance on National Anthem Protests Is Rather Un-American

John Tortorella said if any players from the USA's World Cup of Hockey team sit during the national anthem, they will be benched for the entire game.
Oren Weisfeld
9.7.16