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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. About Last Night: Birds Grounded in Beantown

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out giving the ol' trick-or-treat route a dry run, much to the chagrin of everyone on Greenleaf Street, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox opened the World Series in dominant fashion...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  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. 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. About Last Night: Rays Turn Up the Heat

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy confronting your ultimate nemesis, Wichael, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: In an AL East showdown, Tampa starter David Price threw a five-hit gem, leading the Rays to a 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox. The w...

    Blog | July 25, 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. 2013 Champions League Preview

    Brian Phillips

    Five burning questions on Saturday's all-German Champions League final.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013