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  1. The English Premier League Starts Today; Here's One Reason T...

    Americans' interest in soccer is about than it usually is, judging by how often they search for the sport on Google. But that isn't true for other countries. In , where the English Premier League will kick off its season on Saturday, club ...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  2. U.S. Soccer Fandom: The Investigation Continues

    How much have Americans warmed to soccer since the previous World Cup? Quite a lot, you might guess, from the media's extensive coverage of the World Cup (including this site's). Some about growing U.S. interest in soccer indic...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  3. Meet the Blueshirts: Carl Hagelin

    Mike Mazzeo

    Scott Levy/NHLI/Getty ImagesPosition: LW Number: 62 Age: 25 Born: Sodertalje, Sweden Height: 6-0 Weight: 186 How Acquired: Selected by the Rangers in the sixth round (No. 168 overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. In case you didn't know ......

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  4. Postcard from Dodger Stadium

    ESPN.com staff

    An announced crowd of 54,099 filled Dodger Stadium to see Wayne Gretzky, KISS, beach volleyball and, of course, a hockey game. Temperatures were around 63 degrees on a humid night, but the NHL-leading Ducks went on to a 3-0 win over the Kings in t...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  5. This is Russia: Life in the KHL -- Baza

    Bernd Bruckler with Risto Pakarinen

    An excerpt from the book "This is Russia: Life in the KHL - Doctors, Bazas and Millions of Air Niles," written by Bernd Bruckler with Risto Pakarinen: To say that the Torpedo baza was "in the middle of nowhere" is not a figure of speech. I dare y...

    Blog | December 25, 2013
  6. Grantland's Athletes of the Year

    Grantland Staff

    Grantland's writers on their favorite athletes of the year. Cristiano Ronaldo Brian Phillips: As of this writing, Cristiano Ronaldo has, between Facebook and Twitter, 90,992,874 followers. That's more than three times as many as LeBron James. It'...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  7. A Champions League for hockey?

    Craig Custance

    Who has been this season's early MVP? Is a hockey Champions League in the future? Should the Pittsburgh Penguins trade Kris Letang? All this and more in this week's hockey mailbag. And remember, if you want to be featured in next week's mailbag, send...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  8. espnW -- Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan offers some southe...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Rob Ryan's celebration of the Saints' victory over the Cowboys, his former team, didn't end at the Superdome. The defensive coordinator took to a New Orleans' bar and bought a round of drinks for the adoring fans.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  9. We Went There: A Heroes' Welcome for the Blackhawks

    James Hughes

    On the first day of the government shutdown, the Washington Capitals arrived in Chicago, looking to bring a momentous occasion to a screeching halt. Though the organization has long since dropped the '90s look — a jersey featuring the Capitol b...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  10. How You'd Fix It: Grantland Readers Fix the NHL

    Sean McIndoe

    Last week, we tried to fix the NHL. We increased scoring, improved the standings, ended diving, and reduced (but didn't eliminate) fighting. We killed the puck-over-glass penalty and brought back home whites. And most importantly of all, we made Gary...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  11. Montreal Canadiens center Jeff Halpern's path to the pros - ESPN ...

    Doug McIntyre

    In ESPN The Magazine's Kids in Sports Issue Jeff Halpern talks to Doug McIntyre about his childhood.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  12. Isaacson: Kane returns to playoff spotlight

    Melissa Isaacson

    CHICAGO -- Wearing nothing but a scruffy beard and his hockey long johns, Patrick Kane was his old happy-go-lucky self before Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Saturday night, celebrating his triumph as the last man standing in the Blackhawks' ...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  13. Loose Sharks kicking around an upset

    Pierre LeBrun

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The hooting and hollering was unmistakable in the hallway outside the San Jose Sharks' dressing room before Game 6 Sunday night. The laughter could be heard a mile away. A bunch of goofs kicking around a soccer ball and soundin...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  14. NHL Grab Bag: The Many Faces of Bryan Murray

    Sean McIndoe

    Welcome to a weekly blog post of thoughts and observations from the past few days and/or decades of NHL hockey. The Three Stars of Comedy Recognizing the three moments or personalities from around the league that produced the most comedic fodder ...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  15. Teaching respect for umps, refs, officials

    Steve Wulf

    Coaches who think it's OK to ride the refs, fans who feel it's cool to yell at officials all the time and the confusion of professional sports with youth sports lead to a breakdown in respect for authority.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  16. Sports betting - Streak for the Cash winner rides Ty Lawson to vi...

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman shines the spotlight on Streak for the Cash winner and how karma might have played a little part in his victory.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2013