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  1. Exclusive interview: Daniel Sturridge on his Chelsea struggles an...

    Roger Bennett

    This is the third in a three-part feature about Liverpool's attempts to get back to the top of the Premier League. The author, Roger Bennett, talked one-on-one with the club's manager Brendan Rodgers, veteran icon Steven Gerrard and up-and-coming sta...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  2. John Amaechi: Players wary of coming out

    ESPN staff

    Biting an opponent would be seen as "better" than coming out as gay in the Premier League, former NBA star John Amaechi has said in an interview with the Associated Press.

    Story | April 30, 2013
  3. NBA should look to English Premier League for a playoffs makeover...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant writes that the 60-day slog of the NBA playoffs needs a remodel, and the perfect example comes from English soccer.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  4. Study gives MLS high marks for diversity hiring

    Associated Press

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Major League Soccer set a record for the fifth consecutive year for the racial diversity of its players, according to a study released Thursday by the University of Central Florida's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport. MLS ...

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  5. 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
  6. The Fifth Official: Justice for the 96

    The Fifth Official

    The Fifth Official on a sobering week for football after the truth about the Hillsborough disaster was confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  7. Roberto Mancini says Peter Crouch's goal belongs in NBA

    Press Association

    Asmir Begovic made a stunning late save and Ryan Shawcross cleared off the line as Stoke clung on for a controversial draw against Barclays Premier League champions Manchester City.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2012
  8. Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand fined over improper tweet

    ESPN.com news services

    Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been fined $71,000 by the English Football Association after being found guilty of improper conduct over a Twitter comment about Chelsea rival Ashley Cole.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  9. Blink-182's Mark Hoppus adopts Chelsea

    Zach McCann

    Last summer, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 decided he had had enough of Southern California. He'd lived there his entire life -- between all the music travels and tour stops -- and needed a change. So he uprooted his wife and 9-year-old son to live i...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  10. The Men in Blazers NBA-to-Global Football Support Translator: Par...

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

    To complete our community service (and get off probation), we proudly present the second half of our Men in Blazers' NBA-to-English Premier League Global Football Team Support Translator. It's our charitable attempt to ease the withdrawal pains of ou...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  11. Men In Blazers' NBA-to-English Football Team Support Translator

    Michael Davies and Roger Bennett

    Basketball fans who are at a loss, we feel your pain. The first two weeks of your schedule have been canceled. The entire season is in doubt. Even worse: The WNBA doesn't tip off until next spring. Fan nature abhors a vacuum. May we be so bold as ...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  12. Liverpool and Manchester United earned an unsatisfying draw as Ci...

    James Tyler

    Liverpool and Manchester United gave us a game that felt as unfinished and unsatisfying as a collapsed souffle, and when both sides' joy at a point earned finally dissipates, they'll realize that as Manchester City continues to get stronger, there's little pride in settling for second-best.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  13. Manchester City romps to supplant Manchester United atop EPL

    Manchester City moved into the English Premier League lead with a 4-1 win over Aston Villa 4-1 on Saturday as Manchester United dropped into second with a 1-1 tie at Liverpool.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2011
  14. LeBron James to attend first Liverpool match Saturday against Man...

    Marc Stein

    For the first time since he became a minority owner of Liverpool Football Club in England's Premiership in April, LeBron James will be in the crowd this weekend at iconic Anfield to see Liverpool play in person.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  15. Soccer: Football's fight for the hearts and minds of fans in the ...

    Roger Bennett

    Top European clubs aren't just playing meaningless exhibitions here in the U.S. this summer. They're locked in a battle for the hearts and minds of American fans, writes Roger Bennett.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  16. 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