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Last Word SC Radio: Copa America Thus Far

(June 9, 2016) – Tyler Bailey and Matt Pollard break down all the group stage action so far from Copa America Centenario 2016, including all the wildness of upsets, and the failure of the biggest names to live up to the hype. Smaller but raucous crowds, an unmotivated Brazil, and a south American contingent that’s hard to figure out top the list of intrigues.

Last Word SC Radio: Everything You Need To Know About Copa America Thus Far

Then, your hosts dissect the nitty gritty of the USMNT‘s big win over Costa Rica. How did it happen? Was it a fluke, or was the 4-0 victory enough to signal a turning point for Jurgen Klinsmann‘s side?

Finally the lads are joined by Alec F. Rivera, who, in his final show, helps break down what needs to happen for the USMNT to beat Paraguay and make it out of this tight group stage alive.

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Tyler Bailey is an undergraduate student at Fordham University in New York City and covers NYCFC and the USMNT as a Staff Writer for Last Word on Sports. He’s an avid musician, a member of Fordham University Men’s Club Soccer (Go Rams!), an unpredictable Twitter personality, and a soccer hipster. He loves cats and the beautiful game.

Matt Pollard is a Featured Columnist at Last Word on Sports and Corrosion Engineer. When he’s not saving pipelines and cleaning up messes, he’s going for a run, trying a microbrewery, or watching sports. His first sports love was the LA Kings, though MLS didn’t exist at the time. Once called the Shakespeare of the department, he covers the LA Galaxy, Colorado Rapids, and Saint Louis FC. Like the Galaxy, he too was handcrafted in LA

Alec Rivera is a Major League Soccer Editor at Last Word on Sports; a longtime fan of both the sport and the league, he has been delighted to cover D.C. United as a Staff Writer for the past few years. He grew up playing soccer from the age of three and, for the longest time, refused to even acknowledge any other sport except in passing. Nowadays, he is not so discriminatory to the lesser sports. Except hockey. Because ice makes him cold. #VamosUnited #GoNats #GoRavens #GoWizards #DCrising


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