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Croatians Around Europe *II*

September 1, 2014

SPAIN       Mario Mandzukic scored his first La Liga goal for Atletico Madrid on Saturday as they won 2-1 against Eibar. Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 25th minute, as he headed home from a Gabi free kick, giving Atletico their first league win of the season. Mandzukic was subbed off in the 67th minute with the goal […]

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Denis Svirčić

  Posted By: Denis Svirčić 34 comments

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Croatia Takes Down World #3 Argentina 90-85

August 31, 2014

  After struggling to win against one of the worst teams in the tournament on Saturday, Croatia turned it all around a day later, beating one of the pre-tournament favorites Argentina 90-85. Croatia shot 56% from the field, allowing them to overcome Luis Scola’s 28 point performance for Argentina.   Croatia got off to a hot start for the second […]

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Zach Gilfix

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Croatia Overtime Winners Against Philippines in Game One of FIBA World Cup

August 30, 2014

  Croatia pulled away from the start in their opening game at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain, and it looked like it would be a routine win to start off the tournament. The game would turn out to be a thriller. Croatia led 23-9 after one quarter, but the Philippines fought back for the rest of the game and […]

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Zach Gilfix

  Posted By: Zach Gilfix 27 comments

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Lučić-Baroni stuns the #2 US Open seed; Čilić advances

August 29, 2014

Photo: REUTERS/Adam Hunger   Mirjana Lučić-Baroni reached her first Grand Slam fourth round in 15 years on Friday as she stunned US Open #2 seed Simona Halep 7-6 (8-6), 6-2. The 32-year-old Croatian, used her strength to overpower Simona with 100 mph serves and the 121 ranked player in the world finished with 31 winners. “It’s incredible, amazing, I feel goofy,” said Lučić-Baroni […]

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Denis Svirčić

  Posted By: Denis Svirčić 3 comments

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