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  1. Chris Jones

    Chris Jones


    Chris Jones is the back-page columnist for ESPN The Magazine. He is also a Writer at Large for Esquire. Follow him on Twitter @MySecondEmpire.

  2. Did Louis Van Gaal undermine his Dutch squad in their loss agains...

    Chris Jones

    SAO PAULO -- Only four days ago, Louis van Gaal was a genius. He had engineered a precision shootout victory over Costa Rica, each of his chosen men scoring and his last-minute keeper substitution -- trading Jasper Cillessen for Tim Krul -- working o...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. Brazil's 7 stages of grief against Germany in the World Cup

    Chris Jones

    SAO PAULO -- The fireworks, blasts like cannons, were going off hours before the game. Not very many went off after. Anticipation had given way to humiliation, and by now this giant city seems to have accepted it. Brazil's historic defeat by the Germ...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  4. Checking the locks: Patriots' DTs

    Mike Reiss

    As part of this slow time on the NFL calendar, when we'll be taking a break to recharge for the 2014 season, we introduce the pre-produced "checking the locks" series in which we analyze the players on the Patriots' roster who are "locks" to stick. T...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
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  6. Defending Tim Krul's gamesmanship in goal at the World Cup

    Chris Jones

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- It rose in the wake of Louis van Gaal's stroke of substitution genius and Tim Krul's feat of mental strength as inevitably as the tides, that go-to epithet of sporting derision: antics. No less a football observer than Henry Winter ...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
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  8. Neymar remains inspiration for Brazil in World Cup

    Chris Jones

    Neymar out

    Blog | July 05, 2014
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  10. Chris Jones writes that Germany vs. France failed to launch at th...

    Chris Jones

    France 0-1 Germany

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  11. Germany versus France in the World Cup is too close to call

    Chris Jones

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- There is nothing like an empty stadium, especially when that stadium is the storied, crackling Maracana, Christ the Redeemer peeking sideways through the hole in the roof. An empty stadium is filled with ghosts, fighting for space w...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  12. U.S. end their World Cup campaign in heartbreak

    Chris Jones

    SALVADOR, Brazil -- The U.S. team lined up in the shivering tunnel at Arena Fonte Nova, the Belgians towering to their left, and together they walked onto the pitch. The American flag was to their right. They turned to face it after the Belgian anthe...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  13. Belief growing for U.S. World Cup campaign

    Chris Jones

    World Cup

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  14. Costa Rica vs. Greece, one epic night, minute by minute

    Chris Jones

    RECIFE, Brazil -- 4:31 p.m.: Costa Rica and Greece are on the field for their warm ups. A pessimist would call the Arena Pernambuco half-empty. An optimist would say at least the other half doesn't have to watch this game. 4:36 p.m.: It's kind of ado...

    Blog | June 29, 2014
  15. Costa Rica are deserving of your praise at the World Cup

    Chris Jones

    RECIFE, Brazil -- On Saturday morning there was a sad-looking man in a hotel lobby holding up a paper sign. On it he had written words rarely seen or heard in Brazil: TICKETS FOR SALE. He was Italian, and he had gambled that his country would win Gro...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  16. Steven Lange retraces his great uncle's steps to Recife, where he...

    Chris Jones

    World Cup

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  17. U.S. ride their luck in World Cup to reach round of 16

    Chris Jones

    RECIFE, Brazil -- Survival comes in different shapes, by different means. Having barely made it out of Group G, this World Cup's so-called group of death, the U.S. now have to ask themselves: Does it matter how you survive so long as you do? This is ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  18. Will Germany and U.S. play to World Cup draw?

    Chris Jones

    U.S. vs. Germany

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  19. Mexico earn redemption at FIFA World Cup

    Chris Jones

    RECIFE, Brazil -- It took 10 minutes to change an entire nation's trajectory. Until the 72nd minute of Mexico's match against Croatia, they were lurching toward yet another scoreless draw. It would have been good enough for Mexico to advance to the W...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  20. Pressure? What pressure? Mexico take on Croatia

    Chris Jones

    Mexico vs. Croatia

    Blog | June 23, 2014