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Houston Dynamo’s Brad Davis Starts For USMNT Vs. Germany

Brazil – (CBS HOUSTON): Houston Dynamo’s captain Brad Davis has waited his whole life to play in the World Cup.  He will get his first chance Thursday as Davis will start at left midfield for […]

06/26/2014

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Luis Suarez Banned For 9 Games For Biting

NATAL, Brazil (CBS HOUSTON) – In  the 80th minute of Uruguay’s final Group D match against Italy, Uruguayan star striker Luis Suarez bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder.  It was the third time […]

06/26/2014

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Previewing The Big World Cup Match Between The US And Germany

CSN Houston’s Sebastian Salazar joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to discuss tomorrow’s big game between the USA and German teams in the world Cup. First he weighed in a bit on the biting incident with Luis Suarez saying some people don’t understand just how intense these players get while playing the game. They discussed how the issues the Ghana players were having with boycotting practice for not being paid could impact the match with Portugal tomorrow and what that in turn would mean for the US. Salazar said that a spectacular performance from goalie Tim Howard is the key to the US doing well in tomorrow’s game. He thinks that the US will tie with Germany tomorrow.

SportsRadio 610–06/25/2014

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Time For Perspective On World Cup Popularity

We want aggressive violent action, not the over-dramatic flopping of a four year old girl who’s overtired and cries of lifelong physical impairment because her older sister brushed flesh. Offer that girl a cookie and suddenly it’s “what pain?!” Soccer encourages this melodrama as if contact with an opposing player will require life-flight and most likely an organ transplant. But give that team the ball and suddenly it’s “what injury?!”

SportsRadio 610–06/24/2014

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Road Trip: Houston & Las Vegas

Tonight The B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to Houston and Las Vegas. They started in Houston talking to Houston Chronicle writer Jose de Jesus Ortiz about Carlos Correa’s injury and the Astros in general. Ortiz says that he is hearing that the injury is not as bad as originally feared and that Correa will be a huge help to the team. Next they flew to Las Vegas to talk to Micah Roberts, Line Makers with SportingNews.com, to talk about how the unpredictability of the World Cup is impacting betting in Las Vegas. He also said sports books are looking with interest at whether or not the Rockets will recruit LeBron James.

SportsRadio 610–06/23/2014

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How The USA Can Advance To The Knockout Round

The USA has a 76% chance of advancing to the knockout round of the World Cup after drawing 2-2 with Portugal on Sunday. Here are all the scenarios for the USA to advance based on […]

06/23/2014

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Tally Hall: U.S. Has a Decent Shot Against Portugal

Houston Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall joins the Nate and Creight Show to talk about what else? the World Cup! They dig into this afternoon’s match between the U.S. and Portugal. They analyze how Germany beat Portugal, and discuss ways to grow the game of soccer in this country.

SportsRadio 610–06/22/2014

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Mike Chabala: Depth Could Plague both U.S. and Portugal

Houston Dynamo defender Mike Chabala joins the Sunday Brunch with Shaun and Alex to discuss the United States’ upcoming World Cup match this afternoon. They talk about the potential depth problems for the teams, and get into Jurgen Klinnsman’s coaching methods. Mike also tells us who he thinks is playing the best soccer right now!

SportsRadio 610–06/22/2014

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Altidore Ruled Out Against Portugal

SAO PAULO (AP) – U.S. forward Jozy Altidore will miss Sunday’s World Cup game against Portugal because of his strained left hamstring. Altidore was hurt during the first half of Monday’s win over Ghana. U.S. […]

06/19/2014

Jonathan Yardley: Let’s Hope Jurgen Klinsmann is Wrong

MLS commentator and former voice of the Dynamo, Jonathan Yardley joins Shaun Bijani and Alex Del Barrio to discuss the World Cup. They talk about Jurgen Klinsmann’s comments about USA winning, and get into the upcoming match with Ghana.

SportsRadio 610–06/15/2014