Gerry Canavan

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FIFA Apologizes To England & Mexico For Referee Errors

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So reports the Huffington Post. If only there were some commonsense solution to all this….

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June 29, 2010 at 12:11 pm

A Few Links

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* If you’d been foolish enough to bet $5 that Joe Biden could walk into a Midwestern custard shop and not create some sort of national incident by uttering a mild profanity, well, it’s time to pay up.

* FIFA to address calls for technological replays in the stupidest manner possible.

* Following up on yesterday’s links, Robert Byrd has died.

* One reason why humans are special and unique.

* How a superhorse travels through time (and why).

* Rithmomachia: the Philosophers’ Game.

* And Conan the Barbarian: The Musical. It’s been that sort of week.

‘Referee’s Questionable Call in the United States’ World Cup Match against Slovenia Prompts Inevitable Discussion’

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Martin Hansson cried when he found out he missed the Thierry Henry hand ball that sent France to the World Cup over Ireland.

“If you take 10 decisions every minute, it’s impossible to have 900 decisions correct in the game,” the Swedish referee said Monday

Would instant replay work in soccer? Salon investigates.

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June 22, 2010 at 3:20 am