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  1. Arsenal Win the FA Cup in the Most Arsenal Way Possible

    Mike L. Goodman

    Sometimes stories really do write themselves. Of course when Arsenal broke their nearly decadelong trophy drought against Hull City on Saturday, it would be in the most nerve-racking way possible. Naturally, Arsenal, one of the best teams in the Prem...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  2. About Last Weekend: Chrome Turns Two

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy getting swept up in Bortle-mania, here are the top six stories you missed in sports last weekend: California Chrome eased to a win at the Preakness, setting up a Triple Crown bid that may be derailed because of his use of nas...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  3. Men in Blazers: With Special Guest Lesley Nicol!

    Grantland Network

    In this special edition, Michael and Roger catch up on holiday EPL narratives, the FA Cup, and Tippeligaen. Lesley Nicol, Downton Abbey's Mrs. Patmore, guests. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  4. An Emotional Cost-Benefit Analysis of Competing in the FA Cup

    Brett Koremenos

    In the waning moments of their 2-0 victory over Tottenham this past weekend, Arsenal saw a key member of their attack carried off the field on a stretcher. He didn't know it when he was making amusing/taunting hand gestures toward the Tottenham suppo...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  5. Manchester City Just Want to Be Loved (So They Are Going to Fire ...

    Chris Ryan

    During what would be a doomed FA Cup final performance at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, Manchester City fans sang for their doomed manager, Roberto Mancini. The divisive Italian still had a place in the hearts of the club's supporters, even if he had ...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  6. The Hillsborough Stadium disaster and the Boston Marathon bombing...

    Brian Phillips

    The Hillsborough Stadium disaster, the Boston Marathon bombing, and the facts about how we experience and understand tragedy.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  7. Men in Blazers: Football Violence, the FA Cup, and the Race for t...

    Men in Blazers

    Old-school fan violence reared its ugly head this weekend, from the hallowed terraces of Wembley to the streets of Newcastle upon Tyne. Even hardened criminals from the depths of Her Majesty's Prison Service were in disbelief over the audacity of one...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  8. About Last Night: Kershaw Beats Giants All by Himself

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy dancing like no one was watching, despite the fact many, many people were watching, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Clayton Kershaw pitched a shutout and hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning as the Los A...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  9. Men in Blazers: The Budweiser Cup, Tim Howard's Injury, and the S...

    Men in Blazers

    The FA Cup, a.k.a. the Budweiser Cup featuring the Football Association, made headlines again over the weekend; there hasn't been such a resounding return to relevancy since Betty White bit into a Snickers. In this week's pod, the Men in Blazers revi...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  10. Men in Blazers: FA Cup, Robbie Rogers, and Arsenal Falls Apart

    Men in Blazers

    The FA Cup rumbled on, spewing out everyone's favorite once-mighty-club-now-on-the-brink-of-yet-another-trophy-less-campaign. After falling to Blackburn 1-0, could Arsene Wenger's tenure at Arsenal finally be entering its endgame? In this week's pod ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  11. Men in Blazers: The FA Cup, Liverpool, and Luis Suarez's Handball...

    Men in Blazers

    Apparently, England's antiquated past is the new present here in the U.S. The weekend offered a welcome return of everyone's favorite aristocratic family, the Crawleys, of PBS's Downton Abbey. We laughed, we cried, we gasped at the audacity of Sir An...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  12. What's the Matter With Fernando Torres?

    Chris Ryan

    Here is a photo of Fernando Torres holding the 2012 Champions League trophy and the 2012 FA Cup. Since 2008, Torres has won the European Championship (in '08), the World Cup (in '10) and these two trophies. Saturday, in Munich, he was on the field wh...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  13. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    It was simply not meant to be. Andy Carroll picked the worst time imaginable to step out of his fat suit and "pony-tail" home the winner against doomed Everton. Instead of an All-Men in Blazers dream FA Cup Final featuring Chelsea and America's team,...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  14. Chris Ryan's The Reducer: The PL's growing referee problem

    Chris Ryan

    Blowing the whistle on Premier League referees, plus Liverpool and Chelsea's FA Cup triumphs.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  15. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    It's March and it's madness. The FA Cup continued its slow but steady return to football's radar of relevance over the weekend, with storylines abounding across England. And while the goal-scoring return of Chelsea's Fernando Torres and vaudeville vi...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  16. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    It's the time of the season when the competitions start to bleed together. In the span of only a week, connoisseurs of association football can dabble in the eclectic delights of the FA Cup, take in the seductive Champions League, slum it with Europa...

    Blog | February 22, 2012