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  1. Championship weekend celebrates sport, not scandal

    Dana O'Neil

    If there is a black cloud hovering about lacrosse, it was hard to spot during a clear blue sky weekend in Philadelphia, where the parking lots around the stadium were stuffed with adult fans kicking back and relaxing before the games and kids, some smalle

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2006
  2. Video: Neil Lennon gives SPL medal to young fan

    Chris Wright

    Just as he did when Celtic won the newly Rangers-less SPL at a canter last season, manager Neil Lennon once again gave away his championship medal to a young Bhoys fan in the crowd during the trophy presentation at Celtic Park last weekend. Lennon...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  3. Pachuca and Leon survive scintillating semis

    Andrea Canales

    What a weekend in Liga MX to decide the finalists for the Clausura 2014. First, Saturday's scrappy, scintillating and at times, sloppy final leg put Pachuca into the championship match, but only just barely. After the opening game, where Santos L...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  4. MLS W2W4: KC on the rebound, Dallas' latest test, Portland's stru...

    ESPN Staff

    A selection of intriguing storylines to watch this weekend: Sporting KC hopes to get on track Is this the week that defending MLS Cup titlist Sporting Kansas City finally shakes off its post-championship hangover? In Colorado on Saturday, S...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  5. Buzz That Was -- Wichita State's championship shirts leave someth...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Undefeated Wichita State celebrates its conference championship in shirts that show a loss, and Juan Uribe falls for Hanley Ramirez's pop-out-of-the-locker trick.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  6. Are the odds against Sam Allardyce?

    Peter Thorne

    "Damned if I do, damned if I don't," said Sam Allardyce before the weekend's horrific 5-0 drubbing at the hands of Championship side Nottingham Forest. He was referring to his decision to send out a team sprinkled with youth players and first-tea...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  7. Premier League Pass & Move: One-Horse Town

    Grantland Staff

    A look at this past weekend's Premier League action. The Tortoise and the Hare Mike L. Goodman: Ahh, the Manchester derby, where championships are won and lost, seasons decided, the fates of coaches and managers alike resting on the razor's edge....

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  8. New England Roundup: Vermont

    Roger Brown

    When it comes to success, no New England high school athletic program can match resumes with Mount Anthony Union wrestling. The Patriots won the New England Wrestling Championship last weekend, one week after the program captured its 25th consecut...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  9. Lunchtime links

    Edward Aschoff

    Two days off and I'm feeling refreshed, as I get back on the grind! Also, I'm giving a special shout-out to my high school soccer team (Oxford High Chargers) for a 3-1 win over Starkville High to make it to this weekend's state championship! Proud al...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  10. Cup fails to cheer faithful

    Philip Mison

    Our beloved Whites have now managed just two wins from their last fourteen competitive matches. At the weekend mid-table Championship side Blackpool comfortably contained a strong Fulham XI in FA Cup third round action, held a lead until ten minutes ...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  11. Paper round-up: Driven round the bend

    ESPN Staff

    Off the back of a genuine feast of goals in the League Cup - oh, how we've gorged - attention begins to turn towards this weekend's Premier League action. In the meanwhile, though, there are matters in Europe and in the Championship to be dealt with,...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  12. Euro 2012 -- Players' singing features in Germany fallout

    Associated Press

    More gusto for anthem?

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  13. YOUTH: Rangers repeat in Region IV

    Scott French

    Fullerton Rangers' under-15 boys side, which won the national championship last year at the U-14 level, will shoot for two in a row after claiming a second successive Far West title over the weekend. The Rangers 96 White claimed the U-15 title at th...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  14. Euro 2012 -- Poland braces for violence amid Russia-Greece

    Associated Press

    Hooligan violence

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  15. Region III U15s: Defense sparks Concorde

    Chris Ackels

    Everyone's heard the old adage: defense wins championships. If the old adage is true, Concorde Fire seems to be a good bet for the Under-15 age group of this weekend's US Youth Soccer Region III Championships. The Atlanta area squad made it to the...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  16. Region III U17s: Arkansas team aims high

    Chris Ackels

    NWA Lightening Strikers of Arkansas enters the weekend with unmatched experience. The squad has won their sixth consecutive Arkansas State Cup title, and is making the trip to the Region III Championships for the fourth straight year. "I have to a...

    Blog | June 13, 2012