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  1. We Went There: Argentina, Minus Messi, Takes on Ecuador

    Noah Davis

    At kickoff, the little man was not in the building. As his Argentina teammates lined up to battle Ecuador at MetLife Stadium on Friday night, Lionel Messi and his otherworldly talent were in Barcelona recovering from a hamstring tear that will sideli...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  2. Up in the Air: Did Lionel Messi Over-Travel Himself to Injury?

    Chris Ryan

    Lionel Messi is going to miss up to two months after the Barcelona forward tore his hamstring in a game against Real Betis over the weekend. Messi has battled hamstring injuries throughout his career. In fact, his career is something of a medical mir...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  3. No Messi? No Problem! Neymar Grows Into Role at Barcelona

    Spike Friedman

    I realize the snake eating its own tail that is a member of the media writing about the lack of positive attention given to Barcelona by the media, but it does feel like the Catalan club have not quite gotten the attention they deserve this season. O...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  4. About Last Night: The Perfect Pacers

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy telling one of your employees to hit another one of your employees to settle an interpersonal workplace dispute, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: A fourth-quarter surge from the Pacers' reserves turned a close...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  5. Premier League Pass & Move: Classico Material

    Ryan O'Hanlon and Mike L. Goodman and Chris Ryan

    A look back at the weekend's Premier League action. Luis Suarez Ryan O'Hanlon: On Saturday, a bunch of the world's best players played a pretty boring game in Barcelona, scoring three goals in all. On Sunday, a slightly lower tier of the world's ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  6. About Last Night: The O's Stay Alive

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy wishing you could just be a linebacker, and not the go-to name when someone gets tricked on the Internet, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Chris Davis's 12th-inning single gave the Orioles a 5-3 win over Bosto...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  7. Why Does Arsenal Need New Players When Emmanuel Frimpong Is Sitti...

    Chris Ryan

    Via the indispensable 101 Great Goals, here is a video of Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong celebrating scoring in FIFA, as himself, against Barcelona, against his friend who is dressed as Iron Man and Captain America at the same time. Salute to F...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  8. About Last Weekend: Revenge of the A-Rod

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy taking in that new Woodsy Allen movie because it doesn't have that nervous fellow who is always in them, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Alex Rodriguez responded to being hit by a pitch by Red Sox starter Rya...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  9. How Will This Season's Bayern Munich Pep Squad Compare to Barcelo...

    Mike L. Goodman

    I don't really know why I'm bothering to show up for soccer season this year. Bayern Munich's complete dominance is, after all, a fait accompli. Last season's Champions League winners only went out and added their biggest rival's best player, Mario G...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  10. About Last Night: The Cheating Chronicles

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy giving birth to an heir to a throne (hey, Kate, what's up?) here's what you missed in sports on Monday: If your favorite sports news is depressing drug suspension news, well, you're in luck, because Denver Broncos' defensi...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  11. The remaking of Manchester City

    Chris Ryan

    Are we about to witness the Blue Barcelona?

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  12. Luis Suarez, Cesc Fabregas, and the Michael Corleone School of Tr...

    Chris Ryan

    I really have no inside information as to whether Arsene Wenger and Ivan Gazidis, or David Moyes and Ed Woodward, or Jose Mourinho and whatever cabal of ex–Secret Service agents are handling Chelsea's transfers spend a lot of time watching the ...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  13. Pep Guardiola, Thiago, Barcelona, and Bayern: The Most Compelling...

    Chris Ryan

    This summer's European football transfer window has featured the usual telephone whispers and hysterical about-faces that one can expect from a three-month spectacle fueled by secrets, lies, roughly translated radio interviews, and unimaginable amoun...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  14. Handicapping The Bachelorette, Week 6: We Need a Right Reasons Po...

    Juliet Litman

    Barcelona, previously known for all the Gaudí architecture and its popularity with American undergrads, will now be remembered as the city where James tried to counter-accusate. Drew and Kasey finally told Des about the wrong-reasons conversatio...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Memphis Goes Into Hibernation

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out grillaxing (grilling while attempting to fend off an ax-wielding dwarf) here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Tony Parker had 37 points as the San Antonio Spurs completed a four-game sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies with...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  16. Pep Guardiola's fake e-mail to Xavi after Barcelona's loss to Bay...

    Brian Phillips

    An e-mail from Pep Guardiola after Barcelona's loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013