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  1. Cousins helping U.S. defend post game

    Marc Stein

    BARCELONA, Spain -- United States versus Mexico basketball in 2014 looks a lot like Mexico versus United States soccer did throughout the '70s and '80s and, realistically, decades before that. Hombres contra ninos. On hardwood, as it used to be...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  2. Mishap should not deter games abroad

    Marc Stein

    We've said so before, and we'll continue to say it: 2013 will be recorded as the most upside-down year in the long history of Mexican sport. That's the only logical conclusion when Mexico has a far better year in basketball than it does in soccer...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  3. NBA: Gustavo Ayon helps put Mexico hoops back on map

    Marc Stein

    The Hawks' Gustavo Ayon played a big role in getting Mexico hoops back on the map.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 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. Big changes coming in international game

    Marc Stein

    Soccer-loving NBA fans know exactly what it means when you hear soccer folks talking about an "international break." NBA fans who aren't familiar with the term will start to hear it more and more as we inch toward 2017. FIBA announced this we...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  6. Philadelphia 76ers minority owners to purchase DC United of MLS, ...

    Marc Stein

    Philadelphia 76ers minority owners Erick Thohir and Jason Levien are expanding in another sport by reaching an agreement to become co-owners of DC United in Major League Soccer, according to NBA sources familiar with the move.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  7. Jurgen Klinsmann praises Dirk Nowitzki

    Marc Stein

    U.S. men's soccer national team coach and 1990 World Cup winner Jurgen Klinsmann has hailed Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki as perhaps "the best ambassador" to the United States that German sport has ever produced. In an interview which aired ...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Report -- Turkish team Besiktas' pursuit of Kobe Bryant on hold

    Marc Stein

    A Turkish team's pursuit of Kobe Bryant has reportedly been put on hold due to a soccer match-fixing scandal.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  10. Showdown In Chinatown

    Marc Stein

    It has become a fixture of NBA draft week in Manhattan: Steve Nash's "Showdown In Chinatown" soccer game. The charity match, co-staged by Nash and retired American soccer star Claudio Reyna, returns Wednesday night to the turf of Sara D. Roosevel...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  11. Nash, soccer star Henry among players in charity soccer match

    Marc Stein

    Baron Davis, Jason Kidd and international soccer star Thierry Henry have committed to join Steve Nash and longtime U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna for a charity soccer match.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2008
  12. SPECIAL WEEKEND EDITION MVPs so far: Nash, Billups

    Marc Stein

    Marc Stein hands out his awards hardware at the two-thirds mark of the NBA season.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 03, 2006
  13. Brawlers' punishment should be modeled on soccer

    Marc Stein

    In determining suspensions for Friday's brawl, David Stern should consider how European soccer dishes out punishment for player-fan conflicts.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2004
  14. Karl will suffer U.S. defeat more than anyone

    Marc Stein

    U.S. coach George Karl is likely to suffer more than anyone else because of his team's demise.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2002