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U.S. Men’s National Team experience helps Robert Virgil keep football dreams alive

A heavy hamstring could have led to a heavy heart, but that’s not the way Robert Virgil attacks the daily routine of life. The football window for some oftentimes closes the second they’re out of eligibility in college. But for Virgil, who graduated from the University of Sioux Falls, S.D., in 2013, he always left …

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Trent Steelman’s football journey takes him from West Point to U.S. National Team to Baltimore Ravens camp

It was just four games, but they were games that made the fire inside Trent Steelman burn white hot. As a result of the International Federation of American Football World Championship, Steelman isn’t just ready to get back on the field again, he’s ready to plant himself on the turf for years to come. The …

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USA wide receiver Trent Steelman named tournament MVP

U.S. wide receiver Trent Steelman (13 with flag), a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy was named Most Valuable Player of the 2015 International Federation of American Football. Steelmen led the United States to a 4-0 record and a third straight gold medal in a 59-12 win over Japan. Steelman finished with a team-best 18 …

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Game previews: Saturday, July 18

By Michael Preston Match up Australia vs. South Korea, Fifth Place Game Date Saturday, July 18 at noon ET Venue Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio, USA Broadcast Australia: ESPN3 Australiahttp://espni.go.com/player/welcome/australia/index.htmWorldwide: www.BigTimeSports.com USA: www.ESPN3.com WC previous meetings 2015 – Group stages: Australia 47 South Korea 6 Head Coaches Australia – John LeijtenSouth Korea – …

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United States 82, France 0

By Brad Bournival CANTON, Ohio – Some might look at it as home-field advantage, but the United States sees it as world domination. Playing in its own country for the first time in men’s International Federation of American Football Word Championship history, the Americans wanted to show they can still reign over the game they …

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Game previews: Wednesday, July 15

  Match up Australia vs. Brazil Date Wednesday, July 14 at noon Venue Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio, USA Broadcast Australia: ESPN3 Australia http://espni.go.com/player/welcome/australia/index.htm ESPN Brazil http://espn.uol.com.br/watch Worldwide: www.BigTimeSports.com USA: www.ESPN3.com 24-hour-delay: www.BigTimeSports.com. WC previous meetings First ever WC meeting between the two nations Head Coaches Australia – John Leijten Brazil – …

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Records tumble on IFAF World Championship’s second day

By Mike Preston The stars of the IFAF World Championship continued to write themselves into the record books during the second day of game action Sunday at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Japan quarterback Shohei Kato took (main photo, 10) center stage as he set new records for pass attempts and completions, finding his …

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Hawkins likes what he sees from joint U.S.-Australia practice

The U.S. Men’s National Team kicks off defense of its two-time IFAF World Championship crown at 7 p.m. ET Thursday against Mexico. Head coach Dan Hawkins and the team have been training at the University of Akron in preparation for the seven-nation tournament in Canton, Ohio. CLICK HERE: For more photos from the joint practice …

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7 U.S. players bring international experience to IFAF World Championship

By Tim Glon Playing football is a passion for millions of young men and women around the world. Representing their country and expanding the game of football worldwide is a dual role the members of the U.S. National Team as 45 players and nine coaches prepare to embark on the 2015 International Federation of American …

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2015 IFAF World Championship will be shown live on ESPN3, ESPN International and Big Time Sports

All 12 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championship games will be broadcast live on ESPN3 in the United States, on ESPN International broadband channels where available and at BigTimeSportsOhio.com. The seven-nation tournament is July 9-18 at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. In addition, the gold medal game scheduled for …