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Eugenie Bouchard advances to a possible quarter-final rematch versus Sharapova at Wimbledon

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Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons is a fan of the plucky Canuck from Westmount  TERRANCE GAVAN Canadian Press: LONDON — Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the quarter-finals of Wimbledon on Monday after defeating France’s Alize Cornet 7-6 (5), 7-5. Bouchard, the No. 13 seed from Westmount, Que., continued her romp through the 2014 Grand Slam draws …

terrancegavanEugenie Bouchard advances to a possible quarter-final rematch versus Sharapova at Wimbledon
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Biting in Sports? Suarez and Mike Tyson need to swap cannibalism recipes

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What’s better? Ear or Shoulder… Uruguay’s hopes in World Cup circling the drain as Suarez Bites Chellini TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR EMERITUS Aha Uruguay! You may have advanced into the true round of death in World Cup Brazil 2014… but you ain’t goin’ with your most productive striker Hannibal Suarez. My proof reader has just informed me …

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Pepe’s outburst in FIFA Portugal v Germany World Cup match was deplorable and selfish

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Portugal’s Pepe punctuates point with ponderous and unpardonable pug-nosed head butt TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR Pepe, Portugal’s witless defender let his ego get in the way of his country on Monday. The Portugal side was down 2-nil in a group of death first round match against Germany when Pepe unleashed his id against German striker Thomas …

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FIFA World Cup – Goal Line Technology in France V Honduras got it right

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Why are the announcers as dumb as a bag of hammers in FIFA World Cup TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR s this a Goal? Of course it is! And? It should be explained by someone who has a higher IQ than your garden variety slug. It’s the same old same old from the FIFA World Cup …

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Netherland’s Van Persie’s flying header against Spain is golden goal of Brazil World Cup… thus far

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Watch this video of Dutch Striker Van Persie channeling Superman TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR The goal must be seen to be fully appreciated. So that’s what we’ve done. Filmed it. In this replay you will watch Netherlands striker Robin Van Persie score the most important goal of the match. The Dutch were down to defending champions …

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Sharapova versus Bouchard and Halep at French Open – Gruntus reducti

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Less grunting in the female game? Yes… it’s happening TERRANCE GAVAN Women’s tennis is become, of a sudden, suddenly, less stentorian. Which is just my alliterative way of saying that Maria Sharapova is thankfully becoming one of the last holdovers to an era in women’s tennis. We shall call that era the Decibel Epoch in the …

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Eugenie Bouchard comes back from 2-5 to win first set in tiebreaker

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By Terrance Gavan Just when it looked like Genie Bouchard had things well in hand against  Carla Suarez-Navarro things have gone pear shaped for the young Canadian at Roland Garros. Bouchard was down 5 – 2  in the opening set of the quarter finals in the French Open, but rebounded to take the last four games …

terrancegavanEugenie Bouchard comes back from 2-5 to win first set in tiebreaker
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Milos Raonic is first Canadian to reach quarter finals of a major

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Eugenie Bouchard also reaches quarters BY TERRANCE GAVAN – PTE TENNIS COLUMNIST PARIS (ONTARIO) - Not too shabby for a kid from the north country. Playing on a surface that a lot of big hitting North American hardcourters find inevitably perplexing, Milos Raonic chose simply to ignore the terre battues and utilize what got him to the …

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Pardon The Eruption welcomes Managing Editor Donal Kilpatrick

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By Terrance Gavan – Editor Emeritus New website, new direction and a new editor. Please help me welcome Mr. Donal Kilpatrick to Pardon the Eruption. We have been down (the website not in a deep depression) for about six months here at Pardon the Eruption. The reasons are numerous. Web Designing duties called and I …

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Novak Djokovic thrills Roland Garros during rain delay chat with ballboy

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Joker finds a way to win and have fun doing it… SEAMUS O’BRADAIGH – SHRIKE TENNIS GUY It would seem that Novak Djokovic is fairly confident about his chances against Rafa Nadal at the French Open this year. Leave aside for a moment the fact that Novak has outdueled the Spaniard in their last four …

Donal KilpatrickNovak Djokovic thrills Roland Garros during rain delay chat with ballboy