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  1. Third Time Is Not the Charm: Ghana Sends USMNT U-20s Home From Wo...

    Noah Davis

    Three times, the United States men's national team has faced Ghana with a chance to advance in a World Cup. Three times, it has failed. The Black Stars bounced the Americans from Germany in 2006 and from South Africa in 2010, while the Black Sate...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  2. Handicapping The Bachelorette Week 5: Rub-a-Dub-Dub, Two Awkward ...

    Juliet Litman

    Desiree Hartsock's quest for love has gone international. This week, Des and her guys found themselves wearing matching hoodies in Munich, Germany. No, they were not there as part of a tribute to the underrated Steven Spielberg movie of the same na...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  3. Take a Look Inside Heath Ledger's Creepy Dark Knight Diary

    Emily Yoshida

    Good news, America! You do not have a monopoly on morbid, celebrity-obsessed reality television! There's apparently a show called Too Young to Die in Germany, and it did an episode on Heath Ledger, because sometimes you just need to watch something t...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. Six Takeaways From the Champions League Semifinals

    Spike Friedman

    Let's take a look at what we learned (aside from "fear the rise of Germany") from four matches in which we certainly learned to fear the rise of Germany. Life After Gotze Borussia Dortmund midfielder (and soon to be Bayern Munich player) Mario Go...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  5. R.I.P. Das Racist, 2008-2012

    Amos Barshad

    Das Racist broke up this weekend. You either: A. Care about this. B. Don't care about this. C. Aggressively, vocally don't care about this. They were that kind of band. It went down on Friday, in Germany. During a solo set at Munich's On3 ...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  6. 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
  7. The Most Ridiculous Medal Record in Olympic History Still Stands

    Michael Bertin

    The last race at Eton Dorney not only put the cap on a disappointing Olympic Regatta for the U.S. men's rowing squad — the priority boat of the four took just a bronze in that race — it also assured that one of the most ridiculous medal r...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  8. Euro 2012: Germany Pick Up the Pieces, Joachim Lw Shoulders the ...

    David Bevan

    On Sunday in Germany, Joachim Low was everywhere all at once. In the Frankfurt airport, his frown was plastered across nearly every paper on the stand. The Frankfurter Allgemeine, a burly broadsheet not unlike the the Wall Street Journal in this coun...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  9. Watch Mario Balotelli Score His Goal Against Germany & Before It ...

    Chris Ryan

    You may know Anthony Richardson from his CPUvsCPU YouTube videos, many of which we have featured on Grantland Dot Com Backslash Blog Backslash The Dash Triangle before. But I bet you didn't know Anthony was psychic. Yeah, that's an absolutely true st...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  10. Euro 2012 Semifinals Preview

    Chris Ryan

    Last time around, I did a preview of the quarterfinals. I picked Germany, Portugal, France, and Italy. If my success rate at crossing the street was as good as my success rate at picking knockout soccer matches, I would be dead. So let's take a look ...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  11. Euro 2012 Quarterfinals Preview

    Chris Ryan

    Czech Republic vs. Portugal How They Got Here: Portugal pulled off the unlikely feat — or what seemed an unlikely feat before the tournament — of making it out of Group B, the Group of Death. After a fairly close loss to Germany, 1-0, Pa...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  12. Listen to This Portuguese Announcer Melt Down Over Cristiano Rona...

    Chris Ryan

    You know what play-by-play sports commentary needs more of? LASERS. Here's a Portuguese announcer Nuno Metas's reaction to Cristiano Ronaldo's game-winning, 74th-minute goal against Holland. The 2-1 victory over the Dutch, and Germany's defeat of Den...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  13. Kobe Bryant, Dr. Chris Renna, and the Regenokine knee treatment

    Jonah Lehrer

    An aging star and the new procedure that could revolutionize sports medicine.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  14. This Week's Top Ten Billboard Charts ... IN GERMANY!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Michel Telo, "Ai Se Eu Te Pego" Global hit from Brazilian vocalist Michel Telo (formerly of Grupo Tradicao) that sounds like any singer-songwriter stuff you might hear drifting beerily through windows on the college quad, but with way more acco...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  15. Woody Allen Invades Germany

    Andy Greenwald

    There was a time when the artistically minded couldn't wait to get out of Germany. (With very good reason!) But for the last few years, the country has transformed itself into a magnet for the creative underclass. Drawn by cheap rent, an abundance of...

    Blog | August 23, 2011
  16. A New Boss for U.S. Soccer

    Chris Ryan

    After years of courtship, the United States men's national team finally got its man. On Monday, U.S. Soccer presented Jurgen Klinsmann as the new head coach. Klinsmann, who is signed through the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, replaces Bob Bradley, who was...

    Blog | August 02, 2011