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  1. Did We Just See the End of Borussia Dortmund’s Hipster Foot...

    Ryan O'Hanlon

    If you ask Jurgen Klopp a stupid question, he'll give you a stupid answer, shake Oliver Kahn's hand, and then leave your studio before the interview's over. If you ask him an impossible one, he'll come tragical...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  2. Gazprom, Zenit St. Petersburg, and the Intersection of Global Pol...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Zenit St. Petersburg will almost certainly bow out of the Champions League against Borussia Dortmund today. Zenit going out of the Champions League is an almost annual event. Seemingly every year, Zenit represent the Russian Premier League in Europea...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. Champions League Pass & Move: The Sweet 16

    Mike L. Goodman and Spike Friedman

    A look back at the week's Champions League action. There's Something About Dortmund Mike L. Goodman: As a team, Borussia Dortmund are everybody's darlings. They're the little guys that made it big. They play an exciting, high-energy, swashbuc...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Doc's House Call

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy running into a heavily padded man one last time for the kids, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Former Boston head coach Doc Rivers's emotional return to Boston was a success as his Clippers came from behind to...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  5. Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, and the Fall of Europe's Hipster Sweet...

    Chris Ryan

    Today in the UEFA Champions League, in Group F, the group of death, some club is gonna die. With Arsenal in control on nine points — close to the 10 points Alex Ferguson always said would get a club to the knockout stages — there remains ...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  6. Champions League Pass & Move: Taking a Chance on Chances

    Mike L. Goodman and Spike Friedman

    A look back at the week's Champions League action. United's Lack of Ambition Mike L. Goodman: It's not that Manchester United didn't create much on the road against a mediocre Real Sociedad team that fans should find alarming. It's the fact that...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  7. Champions League Pass & Move: Dortmund's Pressure, Zlatan's Goal,...

    Spike Friedman and Mike L. Goodman

    A look at this week's Champions League action. Arsenal Under Pressure Spike Friedman: Borussia Dortmund's aggressive pressing effectively neutralized what had been a prolific Arsenal attack, before a late goal against the run of play gave the Ger...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  8. Borussia Dortmund Stumble Out of the Gate and Their Manager Blows...

    Spike Friedman

    With the first round of Champions League group stage play came the first matchup of potential European champions: last year's runner-up Borussia Dortmund versus Italian runner-up Napoli. Both of these teams have the quality required to make a run to ...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Six Takeaways From the Champions League Semifinals

    Spike Friedman

    Let's take a look at what we learned (aside from "fear the rise of Germany") from four matches in which we certainly learned to fear the rise of Germany. Life After Gotze Borussia Dortmund midfielder (and soon to be Bayern Munich player) Mario Go...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Nuggets Get Chippy

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy dusting off the old Maypole a few days early so you can really get your Maypole dancing where you want it in time for May Day, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Denver kept its playoff hopes alive with a chippy 1...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  14. So Who Else on Borussia Dortmund Is Going to Get Bought?

    Spike Friedman

    Jurgen Klopp's Borussia Dortmund side has had an eventful week. On the eve of their Champions League semifinal first leg against Real Madrid, it was announced that midfielder Mario Gotze would transfer to Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich after this sea...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Rockets Get Thunder Struck

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy being the guy who started icing bros again, much to the chagrin of everyone who knows you, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. James Harden and the Houston Rockets gave the Thunder their best shot, overcoming a 1...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  16. Champions League Underdog of the Week: Borussia Dortmund

    Spike Friedman

    In Joe Posnanski's recent profile of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, there's a quote from Bob Spear, Pop's old coach from his playing days at Air Force: "A team could do anything as long as the players just kept moving." The theory is th...

    Blog | April 23, 2013