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  1. Soccer Players You Need to Know Before the World Cup: Thomas Mull...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Thomas Muller gets more tangible results from intangible skills than any player in any sport on the face of the planet. Usually, when we talk about intangibles we talk about players who do the little things: glue guys, clubhouse guys, guys who are wi...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  2. Real Madrid Slam the Door on Bayern Munich

    Mike L. Goodman

    Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition. It's chief weapon is speed. ...;and set piece headers. It's two chief weapons are speed and set piece headers. And Cristiano Ronaldo free kicks&...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  3. Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, and Two Goals, at the (Almost...

    Mike L. Goodman

    It's really hard to watch two soccer matches at the same time. All of the things that make soccer a distinct sport - the lack of stoppages in play, the fluid transitions from attack to defense - also make it completely i...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  4. Champions League Viewing Guide: Stop What You’re Doing and ...

    Mike L. Goodman and Spike Friedman

    With so many of the second legs of the Champions League round of 16 seemingly foregone conclusions, we're doing a Pass and Move preview this time around. Here's a quick guide to which games will be worth watching this week and why...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  5. Don't Take Julian Green to the World Cup

    Noah Davis

    It's becoming increasingly clear that Julian Green is a special soccer player. The 18-year-old winger already made his first-team debut for Pep Guardiola's world-destroying Bayern Munich, and has scored nearly a goal a game for its reserve ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  6. Sticks and Stones

    Brian Phillips

    Jose Mourinho knows how to lie in a way that sounds deeper than the truth. Of his many usefully unscrupulous talents, this is one of the most useful and least scrupulous. He says things that he knows are untrue, and that you know are untrue, and that...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  7. How Bayern Munich Dismantled Manchester City

    Spike Friedman

    Let's marvel at the first 75 minutes of football that Bayern Munich put together on Wednesday en route to a dominant 3-1 win over Manchester City by breaking down their three goals. (Apologies for those of you outside of the U.S., for whom I would re...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  8. Is There a Group of Death in This Year's Champions League?

    Spike Friedman

    Ah, the Champions League group stage draw. The first day of the year when we can wave good-bye to the sheep-slaughtering also-rans of former Soviet states and welcome the titans of Europe back to continental play. It's also the first day of the year ...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  9. About Last Night: It's All About the Yu

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were too busy finishing off a box of Pop Tarts to watch a 95-pound 13-year-old medal in the X Games, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Yu Darvish turned in a ferocious performance, striking out 14 Diamondbacks for the sec...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Men in Blazers: USMNT's Beligium Nightmare, Bayern's Triumph

    Grantland Network

    Michael Davies and Roger Bennett review the U.S.-Belgium friendly, Bayern Munich's Champions League triumph, and Man City's move into MLS. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts pag...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  13. Four Takeaways From the Champions League Final

    Spike Friedman

    Attack of the Monopod Let's start with the biggest story of the final, that of the Dutch Monopod. Monopods, of course, are mythological one-footed, dwarf-like creatures who show up in stories from ancient Greece legends to C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  14. About Last Weekend: LeBron Reminds Everyone He Is LeBron

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy ironing all of your white pants, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: LeBron James set up shop in the post as the Miami Heat had a 70-point first half en route to a comfortable 114-96 win over the Indiana Pacers a...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  15. Guys, Go Push This Mario Gomez Button!!!

    Chris Ryan

    PUSH IT!!! The Champions League final is tomorrow. Read Brian Phillips on the matter. Push the button! (h/t Brett Koremenos)...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  16. Men in Blazers With Special Guest Dirk Nowitzki

    Men in Blazers

    Gruss Gott, great friends of the pod. We're only days away from Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, and their legions of supporters descending on London for the all-German Champions League final. And to help contextualize the occasion, the Men in Bla...

    Blog | May 22, 2013