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  1. Brazil favored by Rienzo, Sox to win Cup

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- On the eve of soccer's World Cup, a random sampling of Chicago White Sox players revealed that Brazil is the favored team in the clubhouse. Of the 22 White Sox players asked, eight picked the host country to win the tournament that begi...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  2. It's official: Lionel Messi is an icon in American sports

    Roger Bennett

    Lionel Messi's nine seasons as a professional have been notched by eye-popping achievement, be it the record-breaking 324 goals he has netted for Barcelona, the 91 goals struck for club and country in 2012, or the four Ballons d'Or landed along the w...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  3. Bennett: Messi cracking U.S. top 10 says a lot about soccer

    Roger Bennett

    Lionel Messi's nine seasons as a professional have been notched by eye-popping achievement, be it the record-breaking 324 goals he has netted for Barcelona, the 91 goals struck for club and country in 2012, or the four Ballons d'Or landed along the w...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  4. Former Cardinals MVP, manager Marty Marion dies

    Marty Marion, the 1944 National League MVP with the St. Louis Cardinals and a former manager of the Cardinals and St. Louis Browns, has died.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  5. Philadelphia Phillies' Matt Anderson on the long road back to the...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Legend has it that Matt Anderson's career was halted by an octopus -- yes, an octopus -- but now the hard-throwing right-hander is trying to make a comeback with the Phillies.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  6. Where Are They Now: 2010 World Cup Edition

    Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images Argentina's Carlos Tevez and Lionel Messi attempt to keep low profiles in a Liverpool pub. Like Independence Day (the holiday) and the premiere of "Despicable Me" (the movie), the 2010 World Cup final is receding fas...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  7. ESPN The Magazine: The World Cup Preview Issue

    Here is a complete collection of ESPN The Magazine's World Cup preview issue content, ranging from a story about 'sweet spots' on the hardwood for Kobe and Paul (Pierce) to analysis of Spain, the rise of soccer in Africa and Clint Dempsey.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2010
  8. Wednesday- October 1, 2008

    4:54 PM ET: Barcelona Just Broke My Heart Just when I thought things were looking up, Lionel Messi has to shatter my dreams by scoring two goals in the final five minutes of game. Myself and 0.8% of Streakers could be leading the month of October r...

    Blog | Conversation | October 01, 2008