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  1. Phil Jones, the closer of Old Trafford

    Musa Okwonga

    In football, the concept of "big-game players" is a familiar one. In baseball, they call them "clutch". One of baseball's most clutch players of all time, the New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera, has just retired, amid much reverence. And rightly so...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  2. Ex-U.S. player Claudio Reyna to direct new NYC FC

    ESPNFC.com news services

    Manchester City named former U.S. national team player and City captain Claudio Reyna as the new director of football at New York City FC.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  3. Man City and Yankees win 20th MLS franchise

    Richard Jolly and Roger Bennett

    Manchester City and the New York Yankees have teamed up to create a club that will become the 20th member of the MLS.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  4. It's settled: Where The Wave first started

    Doug Williams

    The Guardian newspaper in Great Britain once opened up its online "Notes and Queries" feature to allow readers to make their claims as to when fans first did The Wave at a sports event. The answers: • At the World Cup in Mexico in 1986. ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  5. One from the Night: Soccer, saves, Yankee

    Patrick Dorsey

    The latest entry into the history of soccer in Major League Baseball stadiums saw England's Chelsea, France's Paris Saint-Germain and New York Yankees saves king Mariano Rivera performing the coin toss with PSG's Christophe Jallet (left), Chelsea's F...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  6. The Stone Killer of the New York Yankees

    Lee Child

    If baseball were a novel and I had to write one of the characters, I'd have a field day with the Yankees' current roster alone. Alex Rodriguez could carry a book all by himself. He's physically magnificent and extravagantly, superhumanly talented - a...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  7. MLB - Baseball in Europe is about to take off

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    While providing more prospects to the States, the state of America's pastime in Europe is making big gains in popularity.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  8. For Sale Friday: Act Now And You Can Own A Landon Donovan Signed ...

    Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Image "Am I the only person named Landon on this planet?" This weekend has a ton of pressure on its shoulders to perform after the last few days of sports. We saw arguably the greatest goal in U.S. soccer history, the l...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  9. Thursday, October 29

    Thrilling Thursday A variety of sports today with golf, soccer and tennis in the morning/afternoon and hockey, baseball and basketball at night. In soccer, the U.S. are favorites to win in group E of the U-17 World Cup and Algeria has the odds ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2009
  10. Sunday, June 28

    Sunday Blog, YO Once in a blue moon the StreakMaster sleeps in. Wimbledon has the day off, but Sunday still offers an assortment of baseball, WNBA, golf, soccer, and NASCAR. The PGA Traveler's finishes up today, hopefully without a weather int...

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2009
  11. Sunday, Apr. 26

    Today's Preview Sunday starts a bit later than usual as Streakers recover from yesterday's frenzy. No European soccer, but plenty of baseball, basketball, and hockey. We've also got a final-round golf matchup, plus a driver vs. driver listing for ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2009
  12. After a rough week for umpires, calls for instant replay gaining ...

    Chipper Jones has seen enough. Now, he wants baseball to take a closer look -- at instant replay.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2008
  13. Heron the forgotten pioneer of U.S. soccer

    Frank Dell'Apa

    Giles Heron was a pioneer for black players in U.S. soccer in the 1950s in much the same fashion as Jackie Robinson in baseball, yet unlike Robinson, Heron's accomplishments in his sport have largely been forgotten.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2007
  14. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2006
  15. Delsing, 10-year MLB veteran, dies at 80

    Former St. Louis Browns outfielder Jim Delsing, best known as the pinch-runner for midget Eddie Gaedel in one of baseball's most unusual spectacles, has died. He was 80.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2006
  16. Diamond Recall

    With the remake of "Bad News Bears" opening in theaters this weekend, E-ticket experienced flashbacks to our glory days in youth baseball. It wasn't only the games and stats that came flooding back, but the crazy coaches, wild teammates and nutty parents.

    Eticket | Conversation | July 23, 2005