The U.S. and Germany are playing the World Cup final a game early


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MONTREAL — The United States is a win away from a World Cup final, but it feels closer.

Tuesday night’s semifinal clash against Germany at Olympic Stadium (7 p.m. ET on FOX) is more like a final — for both teams — as the winner moves on to the championship match while the loser plays for third place.

It’s the No. 1 vs. No. 2 teams in the world. The most dangerous attack in Germany, a team that’s scored more goals (20) than any other this World Cup, pitted against the strongest defense in the U.S., which has conceded just once.

“This is why we’re here,” said defender Ali Krieger, who played professionally for four years in Germany. “We want to beat the best team in the world and to win the trophy, that’s what you have to do. Coming off the game against China we have that extra confidence to hopefully start off the…

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Watch Alabama’s newest recruit nail a beastly 73-yard field goal

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Eddy Pineiro, the former soccer star-turned Alabama recruit after attending a summer camp with coach Nick Saban, committed to Alabama earlier this month. He’s got four years of eligibility left, which is good news for Roll Tide nation, because four years of this is a pretty exciting prospect:

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Diddy fell through a hole in the stage during the BET Awards


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Why was there a hole in the stage at the BET Awards you may ask? It’s actually pretty understandable. During Diddy’s performance at the event, Lil Kim emerged from through stage to join Diddy.

That was pretty cool. But it was also a pretty problematic, because a few minutes later, Diddy walked directly into the trap.

In fairness, he did manage to recover pretty well.

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