Clinched Group of 16 Spot: Ecuador, Germany, England, Argentina, Netherlands, Portugal, Brazil & Spain Can Still Advance: Sweden, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Angola, Italy, Czech Republic, Ghana, United States, Australia, Croatia, Japan, Switzerland, France, South Korea, Ukraine, Tunisia & Saudi Arabia Out of the Running: Poland, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Ivory Coast, Serbia & Montenegro, Iran & Togo
Times are Eastern.
JUNE 20 9:30am: Ecuador  vs. Germany  (Sportsnet, ESPN) 9:30am: Costa Rica  vs. Poland  (TSN, ESPN2) 2pm: Sweden  vs. England  (TSN, ESPN) 2pm: Trinidad & Tobago  vs. Paraguay  (Sportsnet, ESPN2)
JUNE 21 9:30am: Portugal  vs. Mexico  (TSN, ESPN) 9:30am: Iran  vs. Angola  (Sportsnet, ESPN2) 2pm: Ivory Coast  vs. Serbia & Montenegro  (TSN, ESPN2) 2pm: Netherlands  vs. Argentina  (Sportsnet, ESPN)
JUNE 22 9:30am: Czech Republic  vs. Italy  (TSN, ESPN2) 9:30am: Ghana  vs. United States  (Sportsnet, ESPN) 2pm: Japan  vs. Brazil  (Sportsnet, ESPN) 2pm: Croatia  vs. Australia  (TSN, ESPN2)
JUNE 23 9:30am: Saudi Arabia  vs. Spain  (TSN, ESPN) 9:30am: Ukraine  vs. Tunisia  (Sportsnet, ESPN2) 2pm: Togo  vs. France  (Sportsnet, ESPN) 2pm: Switzerland  vs. South Korea  (TSN, ESPN2)
This was fun. MMA gets dull when it takes itself too seriously (though I know why it does so) and I enjoy the freak show fights (though I know why they're a bad idea). It's kind of surprising how not good at all Sapp really is.