Senegal wins AFCON

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  1. David Megginson

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    Congrats to Team Senegal for winning the Africa Cup of Nations! I'm so happy for my work colleagues in beautiful Dakar. ⚽

    Don't feel left out: doesn't the U.S. have its own little sports event coming up in a week or two? ;)
     
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    Not until March 24. We play Mexico.:popcorn:
     
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    Sadie Mane for the win…beautiful game and interesting for the upcoming World Cup qualifier in a month between the two…
     
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    Don't know if I would call the Daytona 500 a sporting event. There will be bent sheet metal and bruised knuckles by the time it is over....:lol:
     
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    Is the Daytona 500 soccer or curling? :rolleyes:
     
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    Yes, when a soccer game goes to penalties, it's really hard to say which is the better team based on the final result. It's a bit like a recent NFL playoff game that went into overtime (do we already have a thread ranting about the way the NFL does overtime?).
     
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    Makes me want a La Gazelle
     
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    In football, I hate when a game is decided by someone kicking the ball. Yeah, I know how that sounds... love football... hate kicking. I even wish they'd remove it from the game. A high powered passing attack is what I love to see. Should be called aerial ball.

    In soccer, kicking is pretty much all they do. Boring.
     
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    you want bad overtime? think about college football. What drugs were they overusing?
     
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    Not much different than extra innings in baseball.

    Maybe in overtime, defensive players should play offense, and vice versa. Would make it more interesting.
     
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    Except in the rare occasion when someone scores 1 point, then a lot of hugging and kissing takes place.



    Linebackers should receive kickoffs and punts...and the quarterbacks should take the linebackers positions....:lol::lol:
     
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    I think they should introduce tackling in soccer. Would be more fun to watch.
     
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    That's already happened. They called it Rugby.
     
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    yeah, the extra innings in MLB is yet another example of really really stupid changes made.
     
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    But they can use their hands to touch their balls. No one wants to watch that business.
     
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    Their leathery, wrinkly balls...
     
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    It's not great, though, when a coin toss effectively decides the game.
     
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    which was never the case.