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  1. Something to shout about

    Mark Payne

    Old Trafford reached fever pitch. When Robin van Persie's free kick hit the back of the net and clinched his hat trick, all control was lost. Months of frustration were released at that moment; belief that had wavered was reborn. At the weekend, Manc...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  2. Man United stung by Mosquito fever


    Manchester United are ready to join the race for promising Brazilian youngster Mosquito. The 17-year-old shot to stardom during this year's Under-17 World Cup and has shown up on the radar of some of England and Europe's top clubs, including Juventus...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Revs 1, Impact 0

    Brian O'Connell, Special to

    Postseason fever is alive and well in Foxborough thanks to an impressive performance north of the border. Jose Goncalves scored early to send the New England Revolution (12-11-9, 45 points) to a critical 1-0 victory over the Montreal Impact (13-11...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  4. Marc Stein's 12-hour Wembley diary

    Marc Stein

    LONDON -- It was the legendary Nick Hornby who so expertly explained in "Fever Pitch" that the summit of football-watching in his formative years was a "2-0 home victory against the league leaders after a fish-and-chip lunch." I've been dreaming o...

    Blog | May 12, 2013
  5. The times they are a changin'

    Roger Bennett

    Twenty years on from the publication of his groundbreaking novel Fever Pitch, author Nick Hornby is amazed at just how much English football has changed since 1992. "When I was writing the new introduction for the 20th anniversary edition I was lo...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  6. espnW -- Laurel Richie hopes Olympic fans are drawn to WNBA

    Graham Hays

    WNBA commissioner Laurel Richie hopes the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold means more eyes will be on her league in the second half of the season and into the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  7. Patience should be a virtue at Stamford Bridge

    Phil Lythell

    With Olympic fever consuming London as records tumble and gold flows across the nation, the start of the football season has approached with all the stealth of a Lockheed Bomber. There are just days to go until English football's traditional curtain ...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  8. Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov diagnosed with acute leukemia...

    Aston Villa says club captain Stiliyan Petrov has been diagnosed with acute leukemia.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  9. Illness strikes Morocco players at African Cup of Nations

    Morocco's reserve goalkeeper Issam Badda has a mild form of malaria and leading striker Marouane Chamakh was hit by fever and a stomach illness at the African Cup of Nations.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  10. IPFW lands a pair of instate players

    Sheldon Shealer

    RELATED LINKS: ESPNHS Recruiting Central | Class of 2012 Division I Commitments Colson Wagoner and Jose Rodriguez, club teammates on the Fort Wayne Fever, have verbally commited to Indiana/Purdue at Fort Wayne. Rodriguez was an all-state perfor...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  11. Former Brazil great Ronaldo has dengue fever

    Former Brazil striker Ronaldo says he has dengue fever.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2012
  12. Indiana midfielder opts for IPFW

    Sheldon Shealer

    RELATED LINKS: ESPNHS Recruiting Central | Class of 2012 Division I Commitments Tyler Secrist, a Class of 2012 midfielder, confirmed that he has committed to Indiana University-Purdue University at Ft. Wayne (IPFW). Secrist plays club soccer fo...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  13. Harry Kewell fever reaches pitch in SA

    Steve Larkin

    Harry Kewell fever will hit a pitch when Melbourne Victory's glamour recruit plays against Adelaide United in an A-League trial match on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  14. Boston Breakers take advantage of Women's World Cup momentum

    Scott Barboza

    ALLSTON, Mass. -- It didn't sink in for Amy LePeilbet until she was taking a stroll in Boston Common last week. "Someone stopped me and asked if I was on the Women's World Cup team," the 29-year-old U.S. National Team defender said following the Bos...

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2011
  15. Women's World Cup -- Jrue Holiday is catching football fever -- s...

    Jaime Lowe

    Jrue Holiday has been supporting his girlfriend, Lauren Cheney, and Team USA in Germany, writes Jaime Lowe.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  16. Women's World Cup -- World Cup chowdown

    Amanda MacMillan

    What are the top soccer players dining on in Germany? Some of the world's healthiest eats. Follow their lead and fuel up with these nutritious staples.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011