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  1. Buzz That Was -- Grateful for Tim Lincecum, Nick Young, happy Mia...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Sometimes it's just so much fun being a sports fan. Exhibits A and B: The Giants' Tim Lincecum celebrating his latest no-hitter in a gladiator getup, and those awesome Nick Young billboards Lakes fans have put up.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  2. David Villa plays down Melbourne City move

    Richard Jolly

    A-League news

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  3. River flow once more

    Sam Kelly

    Six years between league titles isn't a very long wait for the vast majority of clubs in the world. Even in a league like Argentina's, where six years is a spell that sees not six but 12 top-flight championships contested, almost any group of fans wo...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  4. Alessandro Del Piero would consider MLS move

    Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent

    Transfer news

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  5. Video: Behold the majesty of the 2013-14 A-League blooper reel!

    Chris Wright

    At the tail-end of every season, the Australian A-League is given the blooper reel treatment, with all of the campaign's best/worst (delete as you see applicable) fouls, fails, cockups and clangers compiled into one easily digestible high-/lowlight (...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  6. The ecstasy and agony of a thrilling title race

    Simon Curtis

    And so it comes to this. After a league season dominated by Arsenal's rampant start, by Chelsea's heavy motors and then suddenly -- to everyone's apparent glee -- by a resurrected Liverpool on a direct spurt from 1989, we are left with only one prope...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  7. Brisbane cement dynasty as A-League continues upward trajectory

    Rob Brooks

    Another A-League season is in the books, with Brisbane Roar crowned champions after defeating the Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1 in a thrilling Grand Final. Matthew Spiranovic had given the Wanderers hope of a maiden championship win in only their s...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  8. Australia awaits the A-League Grand Final

    Mike Wise

    The A-League heads towards a fitting finale this weekend, with Premiership winners Brisbane Roar facing off against runners-up and 2013 Premiers, the Western Sydney Wanderers. ESPN caught up with Socceroos legend John Aloisi to get his thoughts on th...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  9. Hammers slump at home again

    Peter Thorne

    West Ham suffered their ninth home defeat of the season, going down 1-0 to a lively Crystal Palace, who chalked up a league double against their neighbours from the other side of the Thames. The game was marked by a touching tribute to Dylan Tombi...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  10. espnW -- Five burning questions for 2014 National Women's Soccer ...

    Graham Hays

    Will Portland repeat as champion? How will the expansion Dash fare? What impact will Crystal Dunn have in Washington? There's a lot to ponder as the NWSL opens its second season.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  11. Happiness away from home

    Rob Brooks

    How does a footballer achieve both success and happiness within his career? The question may appear trite, but it is a factor which drives every player's decisions -- from which club's colours they adorn, to the style of play they adopt as their own....

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  12. Low Pay Limits Player Experience in National Women’s Soccer...

    The second season of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) starts April 12, which will be about the time people ask, "There's a professional women's soccer league?" Yes, there is: It's the third attempt since 1999 a...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  13. Video: Sydney FC goalkeeper thwarts penalty taker with cocky psyc...

    Chris Wright

    Sydney FC came from behind to triumph in the A-League derby against rivals Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday, though they have their plucky goalkeeper, Vedran Janjetovic, to thank for keeping them in the game. Already 0-1 up, Wanderers were awa...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  14. Fagundez strives to earn his swagger

    Brian O'Connell

    BOSTON -- The concept of not taking anything for granted may sound cliched and trite within the confines of countless locker rooms, but to Diego Fagundez it's become a personal credo. Even though he became a league-wide sensation last year after ...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  15. Liga MX Round-up: America snaps skid

    Andrea Canales

    Whenever close rivals in a league table meet, it is often referred to as a six-pointer, instead of the usual total available of three. That's because such a win not only secures three points for the victor, but also denies the rival of them. Such a s...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  16. Spurs must go for the jugular in must-win game

    Dan Fitch

    If there was ever a team that you'd want to play when you're looking to bounce back from a league defeat, then this current Cardiff City side are it. Spurs were hopeless against Norwich and gave a flawed performance in midweek victory over Dnipro,...

    Blog | March 01, 2014