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  1. 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
  2. Afternoon Links: Monuments Men Missed a Huge Opportunity for Time...

    Zach Dionne

    Monuments Men is about American national monuments like George Clooney and Bill Murray and Matt Damon. But it's also about those gents playing intellectuals sent to WWII Europe to rescue priceless art from ze Nazis. The release was recently pushed fr...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  3. We Went There: Wales-Belgium World Cup Qualifier

    Noah Davis

    In retrospect, I should have seen the warning signs. The mission didn't seem difficult: Watch Belgium play among a mass of cheering, flag-waving, jersey-clad Belgians. I was going to be in Belgium, after all, which is in Europe, which means — r...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Grading the Top 10 Comedy Songs in the U.K.!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Funny Song Factory, "#1 Banana Song Dance Remix, Despicable Me Minion Fun Song" So I'm not sure exactly why this doesn't happen here, too, but in Europe it seems like novelty ringtones go to no. 1 sometimes. For whatever reason, Americans wer...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  6. DMX Filed for Bankruptcy So He Could Go to Europe

    Amos Barshad

    Ah, drag: DMX — never exactly a paragon of steadfastness and orderliness, which, yes, has certainly been a big part of why he's been able to make the music he's made — has declared bankruptcy. According to the Wall Street Journal, DMX has...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  7. Kathleen Kennedy Gives Us Hope That Episode VII Won't Be Terrible...

    Emily Yoshida

    This is ForceWatch, your as-needed check-in with the upcoming Star Wars reboot, including but not limited to Star Wars Episode VII. Full disclosure: Disney owns Grantland, and the rest of the universe. You already should know that me casually fili...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  8. What could make former UPenn star Ibby Jaaber return $300,000 to ...

    Jason Schwartz

    What could make a professional basketball player return a six-figure sum to his team in midseason? Ask former University of Pennsylvania star Ibby Jaaber.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  9. George Clooney's Sexual Non-Adventures ... and Other Tabloid Absu...

    Molly Lambert

    US Weekly George Clooney & Stacy Keibler's "Months Without Sex" Before the Breakup: When Keibler and "George Clooney, 52, split, they hadn't had sex in months. He's been in Europe and she's in L.A., and they haven't seen each other in a long time. S...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  10. R.I.P., Sci-Fi Giant Richard Matheson, Author of I Am Legend

    Alex Pappademas

    "I liked a guy named Richard Matheson," Stephen King told Dick Cavett once. "I think he was the first guy that I ever read as a teenager who seemed to be doing something that Lovecraft wasn't doing. It wasn't Eastern Europe — the horror could b...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Champions League Quarterfinal Highs and Lows

    Spike Friedman

    The UEFA Champions League is home to the highest caliber of football in the world. This is only kind of about that. Welcome to the highs and lows of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. High: German power The Bundesliga is ascendent in Europe...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  13. Jalen Rose gets caught ditching a cab

    Jalen Rose

    How did Jalen handle losing the national championship game? He went to Europe, lost all his money in a casino, and had some trouble getting home.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  14. Champions League Underdog of the Week: Valencia

    Spike Friedman

    By the standard of teams that perennially compete in Europe, Valencia has had a rough couple of years. The city of Valencia has been as hard hit by the European economic downturn as any city outside of Greece. The massive Nou Mestalla stadium being c...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  15. We Went There: Tottenham vs. West Ham

    Bill Barnwell

    Gareth Bale. I can't remember the last time I saw so many grown men terrified of one human being. I've been traveling through Europe during the NFL downtime and made my way to Upton Park on Monday night for a match between two London rivals, West Ham...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  16. MTV EMAs: David Hasselhoff Dominates, Taylor Swift Winks, and Jus...

    Amos Barshad

    The MTV EMAs — that's the Europe Music Awards — went down in Frankfurt, Germany last night. Did you miss anything particularly big? No, of course not; this is an MTV awards show we're talking about here. But there were a few moments, from...

    Blog | November 12, 2012