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  1. We Went There: Nets-Sixers With a Brooklyn Fan Who Happens to Be ...

    Hua Hsu

    "An expectation of defeat." This was how my friend Chris explained his mind-set as a Nets fan in the 1990s — and they weren't even that bad back then! He grew up in Imlaystown, New Jersey, equidistant from Philadelphia and New York, in that...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. We Went There: Sleigh Bells as Senseis of Self-Destruction at Ter...

    Zach Dionne

    Before lining up to check my coat on Friday at Terminal 5 in New York, I peek down over the balcony. A packed floor stares at a purposefully weird act called Doldrums. No one in the crowd's doing anything except pointing their faces in the right dire...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. Bringing Happiness Back to Happy Valley

    Lindsay Schnell

    Christian Hackenberg, his family, and the decision that's helping to save Penn State.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  4. How Two Scottish Men in Glasgow Talking About Soccer Explains the...

    Graham Parker

    Scene: The writer is stuck in Glasgow for a day, waiting for a flight back to New York. He goes to a café for breakfast. He reads the paper, sips his coffee, and starts to plan the day. Two men sit down at the table next to him. The two men ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  5. Landon Donovan and the Gold Cup

    Brian Phillips

    Is Landon Donovan happy playing soccer? Do we need him to be?

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  6. On Jozy Altidore's Move to Sunderland

    Graham Parker

    This weekend I had one of those brief feelings of mid-Atlantic rootlessness that I sometimes get when the footballing world of my first three decades and the soccer world of the past 10 years intersect from their usually parallel universes. This time...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  7. Road to the U.S. Open Cup, Round 3: Kickeroo and the Quest for th...

    Graham Parker

    An army appears to be advancing on Dr. Babik's bouncy castle … The U.S. Open Cup third-round game between the Richmond Kickers and D.C. United has gone to penalties, and I've wandered down from the press box to hover with my camera behind on...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  8. Ryan Lochte Is an American Genius & and Other Observations From T...

    Molly Lambert

    Us Weekly Diane Keaton: "Oh, I'd like to get married ... What happened was nobody ever asked me." La di da. Things Ryan Lochte Says: "One of my favorite movies is What Women Want, the Mel Gibson one. If I could read women's minds, I'd be...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  9. The Designated Player: 100 Years of U.S. Soccer History

    Graham Parker

    The U.S. Soccer Federation is 100 years old today. For a game with "no history" in this country, that's a lot of history. As a kid in England, taking my first tentative steps toward knowing my own local soccer history, I was fascinated by the team...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  10. Relegation, Fascism, and Paolo Di Canio: A Sunderland Fan Takes S...

    Graham Parker

    So on Sunday night I get a text from Phil about fascists. Phil is my designated friend for casual abuse around the sporting arena. We share text messages full of sarcasm and invective that may well act as a social service for those around us, by b...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  11. The Designated Player vs. MLS Rivalry Week

    Graham Parker

    Never let it be said that the Designated Player backs down from a fight. Whether it's demanding that The European cuts a few of the makeweights to bump my salary up to a living (large) wage, or calling out my rookie left back on Twitter ("@genericclo...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  12. Give Me the Ball: Drawing Inspiration From Nike's Latest Ad

    Patricia Lee

    I have never been gifted with the physicality needed to play basketball well. I was once the tallest girl in my class (in fourth grade, I was 4-foot-11), but then I basically stopped growing and am now often the person you can't see in pictures becau...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  13. We Went There: Tottenham vs. West Ham

    Bill Barnwell

    Gareth Bale. I can't remember the last time I saw so many grown men terrified of one human being. I've been traveling through Europe during the NFL downtime and made my way to Upton Park on Monday night for a match between two London rivals, West Ham...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  14. Understanding a fan's relationship with management in sports

    Brian Phillips

    Understanding a fan's relationship with coaches.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  15. We Went There: Real MadridManchester United at the Santiago Bern...

    Pete L'Official

    "No hay mas que hablar." This was the cabdriver's response to my friend, who upon entering the taxi had given our destination simply as, "Al estadio, por favor." I laughed to myself as we settled in for the ride, partly because I had spent most of th...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  16. The Sports Guy's readers sound off on PEDs

    Bill Simmons

    The readers weigh in on one of sports' biggest issues.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013