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2012-08-13 11:36:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ladies, as football season starts to rev up, and your worries about the honey-do list being set aside on Sundays for the rest of the year begin to unfold, don't you worry because science says your man loves you more than his sport. As your hubby pulls out his beer stained number 22 Emmitt Smith Dallas Cowboys jersey from the closet in preparation for tonight's game versus the Oakland Raiders, researchers have reassured you he actually...

2011-08-03 08:18:00

MIAMI, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerplate, the largest hospitality partner to North America's premier sports stadiums, entertainment venues and convention centers, will be serving as hospitality host at tonight's World Football Challenge match between FC Barcelona and Chivas de Guadalajara at Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins and Florida Marlins. The company expects to serve over 60,000 soccer fans and has created tailored menus to enhance fan enjoyment of the game....

2011-01-19 05:30:00

PARIS, January 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Orange and TP to be an Official Technology Partner of UEFA EURO 2012(TM) - UEFA and Orange to Develop and Distribute the Official UEFA Mobile Application for UEFA EURO 2012(TM) - Orange Underlines its Commitment to Sport by Partnering With UEFA to Sponsor the European Football Championship(TM) Across Orange's 11 European countries - As an Official Technology Partner, TP (Orange Poland and TP)...

2010-04-12 13:22:00

LOS ANGELES, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Most sports fans possess a devotion and loyalty to their favorite teams, but no fans have the intensity and passion exhibited by fans of the world's most popular sport: football. For the first time ever, one lucky fan of a national team competing on the sport's biggest stage this summer, will earn the title of "The World's Greatest Football Fan" in a competition so tough, that it will rival the tournament itself. Beginning today, fanatics from around...

2008-12-03 04:57:00

LONDON, December 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Footbo.com (http://www.footbo.com), the fastest-growing online community for soccer fans around the world, now has a user-generated section devoted to amateur soccer players. This new section of the social network enables amateur teams and players to create and manage their own player and team profiles. "This new feature will allow Footbo members to make their own mark on football history, providing them with the tools to manage their amateur teams...

2006-06-14 19:17:06

By Alexandra Hudson DORTMUND (Reuters) - Police detained at least 300 German and Polish fans following clashes ahead of their World Cup Group A match on Wednesday in the worst outbreak of trouble at the tournament so far. German fans pelted police with beer bottles, fireworks and the chairs and tables from restaurants near Dortmund's Alter Markt, according to a Reuters eyewitness. In separate clashes nearby smaller groups of drunken German and Polish fans set on each other, police...

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