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  1. About Last Weekend: Farewell to the Cup

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to figure out how to drink out of a solid gold soccer ball, here are the top six stories you missed in sports last weekend: Mario Götze's extra-time strike gave Germany a 1-0 win over Argentina in a tens...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. Baier: Sergio Romero, the unlikely hero

    Nicolas Baier

    Argentina

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Barcelona is Europe's best team with Luis Suarez - 2014 World Cup...

    Adrian Melville

    Adrian Melville explains why Luis Suarez's signing with Barcelona makes the La Liga giant the best team in Europe.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  4. Lessons From Brazil's War on Poverty

    Brazil is a giant when it comes to soccer. In the late 1990s, it was a giant in another area, this one much less desirable: Brazil had one of the highest levels of income inequality in the world, as home to some of the world's poor...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  5. United States tops World Cup knockout-round Giant Killers - 2014 ...

    Peter Keating

    Using the Giant Killers model, Peter Keating reveals the traits for success for underdogs and why the U.S. has a great shot to advance.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  6. Buzz That Was -- Grateful for Tim Lincecum, Nick Young, happy Mia...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Sometimes it's just so much fun being a sports fan. Exhibits A and B: The Giants' Tim Lincecum celebrating his latest no-hitter in a gladiator getup, and those awesome Nick Young billboards Lakes fans have put up.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  7. World Cup - Luiz Felipe Scolari, Neymar prepare for the World Cup...

    Chris Jones

    SAO PAULO -- When Luiz Felipe Scolari and Neymar, the not-so-twin giants of Brazilian soccer, walked into their final news conference before Thursday's start of the World Cup, hundreds of camera shutters suddenly sounded like a swarm of locusts. Ther...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  8. U.S. a waking giant in eyes of Brazil

    Dion Rabouin

    United States

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  9. Ecuador among potential Giant Killers in Brazil - 2014 World Cup

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating, co-author of ESPN Insider's NCAA tournament Giant Killer series, translates upset criteria to international soccer to identify potential Davids and Goliaths in group stage of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  10. Some thoughts on Giants OTAs

    Dan Graziano

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- I know everyone gets excited that these things are going on, but there really isn't much of substance to see at New York Giants organized training activities (OTAs). They're wearing helmets but no pads and they can't hit each...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  11. South Korea sloppiness a concern

    John Duerden

    The crowd at Seoul World Cup Stadium went wild on Wednesday evening -- well, a couple of times. The first was just before kickoff when the recently retired Park Ji-Sung, taking his seat somewhere among the gods, appeared on the giant video screens an...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  12. Ten Asian stars who could transfer to Europe

    John Duerden

    World Cup or no World Cup, football never stops. Plenty of players from Asia (some Brazil-bound) could find themselves in Europe by the time the new season kicks off in August. Here are just 10: Kim Shin-wook (Ulsan and South Korea) The giant S...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  13. Javier Zanetti: a giant of the game

    Uli Hesse

    After Sunday, the world of football will never be quite the same again. Sunday is the last day of the Italian league season, and Internazionale play away at Chievo Verona. It will be Javier Zanetti's last day as an Inter Milan player. After 19 yea...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  14. World Cup 1970 - Morocco scare the giants

    Firdose Moonda

    The 1970 World Cup contained two notable firsts; the first time the tournament was broadcast in colour and the first time an African team was guaranteed a place in the competition. After the 1966 boycott, FIFA set aside one spot solely for a represen...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  15. South Korea banks on youth to make a run

    John Duerden

    SEOUL, South Korea -- Only Brazil, Italy, Germany, Argentina and Spain can beat South Korea's run of eight consecutive appearances at the World Cup. It's quite a record, but now the Asian giant is looking to climb up the rankings in terms of appearan...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  16. Juventus celebrate Serie A title with another win

    Mina Rzouki

    Another win and another trophy for Antonio Conte's Juventus. After their 1-0 win over Atalanta on Monday, the Turin giants are the Campioni d'Italia for the third consecutive year -- a feat the club hasn't managed since the 1930s. This team deserves ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014