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NYU Predicts: World Cup Final

NYU Predicts: World Cup Final

By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large

July 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

NYU students try to predict the outcome of Saturday's World Cup final between France and Croatia.

2018 World Cup Predictions

2018 World Cup Predictions

By Bela Kirpalani, Editor-at-Large

June 10, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports, Top Stories

WSN sports buff Bela Kirpalani writes about her predictions for the 2018 World Cup.

Women’s Soccer Deserves Equal Pay

Women’s Soccer Deserves Equal Pay

By Tori Bianco, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The U.S. men's soccer team failed to qualify for this summer's world cup.

Preview: The World Cup of Hockey

Preview: The World Cup of Hockey

By Rachel Ruecker, Sports Editor

September 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

WSN's resident hockey expert takes us through a preview of the World Cup of Hockey.

Vittorio’s Razor: FIFA should reconsider 2022 World Cup

Vittorio’s Razor: FIFA should reconsider 2022 World Cup

March 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association Sepp Blatter announced that the 2022 World Cup will be held in Qatar back in December 2010. In the years since, however, evidence has emerged accusing the federation of unlawful practices. For example, The Telegraph announced last week t...

Predicting World Cup results: Who will come out on top?

Predicting World Cup results: Who will come out on top?

December 10, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Sports

  This draw for the World Cup is quite conservative by most standards, leaving the teams with the four best odds in the semifinals. Selecting two finalists is never easy. Odds put Brazil (4-1) and Argentina (5-2) in the finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 13. I see Germany and Argentina instead, a rematch of multiple cu...

U.S., Mexico must leave Concacaf to restore competition

U.S., Mexico must leave Concacaf to restore competition

February 5, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Sports

Although both Concacaf powerhouses — the Mexico and the U.S. men’s soccer teams — tied in their latest friendly matches, expectations are still high for both sides before the final round of Concacaf World Cup qualifying. Anything but qualification in either first or second place would, of course,...

Belgium National Team poised for powerful return

Belgium National Team poised for powerful return

January 30, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Sports

When thinking of Europe’s strongest soccer powerhouses, the Belgium National team does not often come to mind. During the ’80s, Belgium had a surprising number of good performances against strong squads such as the Soviet Union, Spain and England. The 1986 World Cup held in Mexico saw the rise...

Argentina’s offense gives fans new hope

Argentina’s offense gives fans new hope

October 18, 2012


Filed under Sports

There are two kinds of Argentineans. Those who watched a young Diego Maradona score with his left foot, right foot, head — from a distance — and even with his hand. Then there are those who did not. As different as their outlooks may be in regards to the country’s national sport, they both have...