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  1. Tico-Taka: Costa Rica’s Amazing Run to the World Cup Knocko...

    Noah Davis

    In a World Cup defined by vibrant, attacking soccer, the biggest surprise is a tiny Central American nation featuring one of the best goalkeepers in the Spanish league and an impenetrable five-man back line. Costa Rica is, somehow, very much for real...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  2. World Cup Players to Know: Costa Rica's Keylor Navas

    Ryan O'Hanlon

    There's a famous bit in Eduardo Galeano's brilliant Soccer in Sun and Shadow about what a joyless vacuum being a goalkeeper is. "Never leaving the goal, his only company the three posts," Galeano write...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  3. What Chelsea's Europa League Win Says About the Differences Betwe...

    Michael Bertin

    With a looping back-post header well into stoppage time, Branislav Ivanovic turned Benfica goalkeeper Artur into a statued spectator and gave Chelsea FC a 2-1 win in the Europa League final. The easy explanation for Americans not well versed in the v...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  4. Men in Blazers: Special Guest Tim Howard

    Men in Blazers

    American soccer fans battling the Black Dog after last night's eye-acher against Canada can find solace in the one thing our nation does astonishingly — producing a pipeline of the world's finest follicularly challenged goalkeepers. In this wee...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  5. Q&A: Dancing With the Stars' Hope Solo Sizes Up Her Competition

    Chris Ryan

    This summer we all fell in love with the U.S. women's national soccer team as we cheered them on through their nail-biting run to the Women's World Cup final. And perhaps no player from that team captured the country's imagination like goalkeeper Hop...

    Blog | September 16, 2011