Soccer Stories.

The Play by Play Soccer Stories  With Week 2 in the books, we find ourselves two thirds of the way through the Group Stage and with plenty of exciting storylines. En route to its second game in Sochi, Saudi Arabia’s plane caught fire. No one was hurt and the plane managed to land safely. But... Continue Reading →

FIFA Fever

The Play by Play FIFA Fever The World Cup tournament offers not only entertaining games but also wonderful stories. Thirty two years ago, a man named Beto Granados had a ticket to watch his home team Mexico battle for a spot in the tournament's quarterfinals. As a diehard fan, he couldn't wait to cheer his... Continue Reading →

A Week of Champions

The Play by Play We. Are. The. Champions This week saw a handful of champions crowned. For starters, the Washington Capitals defeated the Las Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 on Thursday night to win the Stanley Cup, the first championship for the franchise and for its captain Alexander Ovechkin. A clearly emotional victory, Ovechkin has barely... Continue Reading →

Traditions and Superstitions

The Play by Play Traditions and Superstitions You may have noticed that at the conclusion of every Stanley Cup playoff series the two teams head to center ice for a handshake.  This does not happen during the regular season or really in any other of the four US professional sports (you will see it in... Continue Reading →

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