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  1. 'Golden Balls' David Beckham gunked in golden goo

    ESPN staff

    It takes somebody rather brave to cover "Golden Balls" in golden gunge, but that's exactly what the folks at Nickelodeon did on Thursday night. In Los Angeles for the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards, David Beckham was presented the "Legend Awa...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  2. All hail the champions

    Simon Curtis

    Was this the day we waved good bye to "typical City" and stepped out into the harsh light of a brave new world? Some will hope not, after decades of spectacular failure and belly laughs at every corner. Manchester City just aren't Manchester City wit...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  3. England duo suffering wear and tear

    John Brewin

    It is fair to say that Anfield has not proved to be the happiest of hunting grounds for England coach and former Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson. Some might say he is rather brave to bother re-visiting. A mix-up last September that saw him denied acces...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  4. Arsenal exit Champions League with heads held high

    James McNicholas

    Arsenal might be out of the Champions League but they leave Munich with their reputation enhanced. This was a brave display and commendable result against the continent's best team. Unfortunately, the disastrous first leg proved too great a mountain ...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  5. Hello Wembley, my old friend

    Simon Curtis

    When Dave Bennett's brave header smacked against the bar in the 71st minute of City's second-leg League Cup semifinal against Liverpool at Anfield, ultimately denying the Blues a trip to Wembley, those who were present could return to ducking the coi...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  6. Brave decision from Solskjaer and Cardiff

    Mike Morris

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sat next to Vincent Tan to watch Cardiff City lose 2-0 at Arsenal on New Year's Day. Less than 24 hours after the defeat in North London Solskjaer was unveiled as the new Cardiff manager and now has the honour of righting a footb...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  7. Brave changes pay off for Downing

    Matthew Evans

    A point at White Hart Lane Thursday for West Brom was a good result, but because of their poor recent form, it didn't really change their fortunes. This season, Albion have been pretty adept at taking points from games where they aren't expected t...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  8. Veteran's Day Salute


    On this day in 1918 World War I came to an end. Since 1938, Nov. 11 has been a federal holiday in the United States to honor the service of all military veterans. Among the brave American men and women who have served are countless professional and O...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  9. Cesc shoots down Celta Vigo

    Dermot Ledwith

    Luis Enrique was considered a brave man a long time ago when he crossed the divide to sign for Barcelona from Real Madrid as a player. Nothing seems to have changed for him as a coach after seeing his Celta Vigo side out to go head-to-head with Barce...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  10. Barcelona too good for Real Madrid in the Clasico

    Graham Hunter

    BARCELONA -- They do say fortune favours the brave. They do... don't they? Well, don't go asking Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti for confirmation. You may get a slap. As he heads back to Madrid, having lost his first Clasico as Real Madrid man...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  11. Fortune no longer favours the brave

    Mina Rzouki

    It may have been a defeat for Juventus on Wednesday, but the sadness comes with a hint of pleasure. For much of the game the Italians looked sharper, better organised and more capable of a goal than Real Madrid. However, some dubious refereeing combi...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  12. Let's tweak Presidents Cup format -- golf

    Farrell Evans

    If the PGA Tour wants the Presidents Cup to rise in stature like the Ryder Cup, a major overhaul needs to happen, writes's Farrell Evans.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  13. Norwich City need to be brave to embark on a different path

    Paddy Davitt

    Norwich City's miserable trip to Humberside was a depressing step back in time. Hull City deserved their landmark 1-0 Premier League win through Robbie Brady's first-half penalty for no other reason than the Canaries deserved precious little, desp...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  14. Lies and Statistics

    Peter Thorne

    In an excellent post on ESPN FC, Michael Cox makes the brave attempt of trying to ally football statistics with results and comes up with a fascinating insight into a resource used more and more by managers and coaching staff everywhere, but one whic...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  15. Tactical tinkering hinders brave Everton in Madrid defeat

    Luke O'Farrell

    Everton and Real Madrid headed into this International Champions Cup fixture having met just once previously; Madrid dishing out a 6-1 drubbing in the 1987 Santiago Bernabeu Trophy. Fortunately, for those of a blue persuasion, the result was much clo...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  16. Brave Nigeria bow out as Spain soldier on

    Roger Bennett

    FORTALEZA, BRAZIL -- A courageous Nigeria team exited the Confederations Cup with their dignity very much intact despite being on the wrong end of a 3-0 scoreline against European and world champions, Spain. At the final whistle, the Super Eagles lef...

    Blog | June 23, 2013