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  1. Can MLS ever emerge from the shadow of European football?

    Roger Bennett

    Watching the spectacle of the Dodgers and Diamondbacks open their season on a cricket pitch in Sydney, attempting to take the struggling MLB brand global, my mind inevitably wandered back to soccer. As the bemused Aussie crowd watched Yasiel Puig ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  2. It's official: Lionel Messi is an icon in American sports

    Roger Bennett

    Lionel Messi's nine seasons as a professional have been notched by eye-popping achievement, be it the record-breaking 324 goals he has netted for Barcelona, the 91 goals struck for club and country in 2012, or the four Ballons d'Or landed along the w...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  3. Best-paying teams in the world - ESPN The Magazine

    Kristi Dosh

    As the Yanks rein in their payroll and the Astros slash theirs, one EPL contender has stepped up as the world's best-paying team: Man City.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  4. What Chelsea's Europa League Win Says About the Differences Betwe...

    Michael Bertin

    With a looping back-post header well into stoppage time, Branislav Ivanovic turned Benfica goalkeeper Artur into a statued spectator and gave Chelsea FC a 2-1 win in the Europa League final. The easy explanation for Americans not well versed in the v...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  5. Soccer matches head to the Stadium

    Andrew Marchand

    On May 25, Yankee Stadium will host reigning European club champion Chelsea FC as it faces current English Premier League champion Manchester City. Reigning World Cup and European champion Spain will face Ireland on June 11. Here are the news r...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  6. MLS represents Prem value for money

    Graham Ruthven

    When FIFA President Sepp Blatter took the opportunity to attack Major League Soccer over what he called its failure to make an impact on the American sporting outlook, the backlash was forceful. MLS commissioner Don Garber's retort was one of bemu...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  7. Soccer's big takeover

    Roger Bennett

    The future of American soccer will be determined by one man. And, perhaps surprisingly, he is neither Jurgen Klinsmann, Clint Dempsey nor Ian Darke. Rich Luker, a 59-year-old baseball-loving social scientist based in North Carolina, is the brains ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  8. Soccer at Yankee Stadium in July

    ESPN New York Staff

    Soccer at the Stadium. Here is the release: Today it was announced that Chelsea of the English Premier League and Paris Saint-Germain of France's Ligue 1 will meet on Sunday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m., in the first-ever soccer match at the current Yankee...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  9. Does spending more money = more wins?

    Jordan Brenner

    This is the first of a three-part series from ESPN the Magazine's "Pay Dirt." The full feature is available in the current issue of The Mag's Money Issue. It's tough to follow the money in sports, so The Mag commissioned the Wharton School at the ...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  10. Liverpool, Roma to play preseason match at Fenway Park

    Liverpool will play an exhibition against Italian side Roma at Boston's Fenway Park on July 25 as the American-owned Premier League club attempts to increase its exposure in the United States.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  11. Alex Dimond: A revolution in red at Liverpool

    Alex Dimond

    Alex Dimond examines the philosophy and leading figures behind the Liverpool revival.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2011
  12. Soccer: English Premier League is as American as apple pie

    Roger Bennett

    The U.S. might have had a lukewarm relationship with the sport in the past, but English soccer has stealthily become as American as apple pie, writes Roger Bennett.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  13. Liverpool falling for 'Lucky Linda'

    Gordon Edes

    Whatever skepticism Liverpool soccer followers had about their new American owners, John W. Henry's New England Sports Ventures, is rapidly fading, especially after the Red knocked off first-place Chelsea, 2-0, in a raucous English Premier League mat...

    Blog | November 08, 2010
  14. Liverpool hoping for an American dream

    Dale Johnson

    Dale Johnson finds that John W Henry is a successful sports chief who respects tradition and values.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2010
  15. 12PM ET: Texans Don't Tag Dunta Robinson, Landon Donovan's Everto...

    Andy Lyons/Getty Images High-Profile Free Agent A premium NFL free agent is set to hit the market without the franchise tag. The Texans will not tag veteran CB Dunta Robinson, who is now free to sign with any other team without compensation bein...

    Blog | February 24, 2010
  16. Liverpool close to vital refinancing?

    Phil Holland

    Phil Holland on reports that Liverpool are close to agreeing a vital refinancing deal.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2009