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  1. No Zlatan? No Problem for Paris Saint-Germain

    Spike Friedman

    Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic injured his hamstring and is out for a minimum of four weeks starting with Tuedsay's second leg of the team's Champions League quarterfinal. And while any missed Zlatan time is a blow to those ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  2. David Beckham's Retirement, and the Strangest Cultural Artifact H...

    Hua Hsu

    David Beckham's playing career drew to a close a couple weeks back when he captained Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-1 thumping of Brest. The evening ended with a teary-eyed, perfectly coiffed Beckham getting tossed into the air by his teammates. It was t...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. About Last Night: King James Continues His Reign

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finally figuring out the trick to seeing the hidden image in those Magic Eye posters, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. LeBron James became the first player in NBA history to score 30 points on better than 60 per...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  4. Paris Is Rising: Among Les Thugs

    Ricardo Bernard

    Yesterday when I, along with about 100 other Paris Saint-Germain fans, landed in Marseille, the welcome wagon arrived in the form of police officers dressed in riot gear ready to escort us to PSG's clash with Marseille at the Stade Velodrome. Tension...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  5. The Porto Affair: Planes, Pains, and Bureaucracy in the Champions...

    Ricardo Bernard

    The story of how I ended up watching Paris Saint-Germain's 1-0 loss to Porto via streaming video on my laptop really is a debacle for the ages and a cautionary tale for PSG on the limits to which it can overcharge its fans for the services it provide...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  6. Paris Is Rising: The PSG War Machine

    Ricardo Bernard

    Three games into the Ligue 1 season, things looked bleak for Paris Saint-Germain. The team was winless and sitting in 13th place in the table. It all seemed a long way from the preseason hype and the expectation that the team backed by Qatari billion...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  7. Paris Is Rising: Marco Verratti's Giant Steps

    Ricardo Bernard

    The last time we checked in with Paris Saint-Germain they drew their third consecutive match of the season and were sitting 13th in the Ligue 1 table. Showing just how fickle I was, I went home after the 0-0 draw with Bordeaux and canceled my trip to...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  8. Paris Is Rising: Have a Nice Bordeaux With That

    Ricardo Bernard

    Three matches into the Ligue 1 season and the expensively assembled juggernaut that is Paris Saint-Germain is still undefeated. The team hasn't conceded a goal in two and a half matches, and for the second consecutive week their opponents barely had ...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  9. Paris Is Rising: Early-Season Issues for PSG

    Ricardo Bernard

    After all the preseason hype, let's put away the anointing oil and look at Paris Saint-Germain for what they really are: an overrated and complacent team of underachievers. An overpriced vanity project. A rich man's plaything. Before a ball was kicke...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  10. Paris Saint-Germain Welcome Barcelona to the Parc des Prince and ...

    Ricardo Bernard

    I arrived at Parc des Princes at about 3:45 on Saturday afternoon to watch Paris Saint-Germain take on FC Barcelona. I took the 9 train from the Champs Elysees to Porte de St. Cloud and exited the station with a compilation of '80s music pumping thro...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Birds Grounded in Beantown

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out giving the ol' trick-or-treat route a dry run, much to the chagrin of everyone on Greenleaf Street, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox opened the World Series in dominant fashion...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  12. About Last Weekend: Jets Ground Patriots

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy pouring one out for the Dawgfather, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: After a controversial unsportsmanlike conduct penalty call went against New England, Jets kicker Nick Folk hit a 42-yard field goal in overt...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  13. About Last Night: Detroit Heads East

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy being harassed by Brian McCann and the party police, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Detroit Red Wings made an early two-goal lead stand up in their first game as an Eastern Conference team, taking their ...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  14. About Last Night: Almost Famous

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy learning how boring Nevada is outside of Las Vegas, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Texas's Yu Darvish was one out away from a perfect game, but he was forced to settle for a near shutout as Marwin Gonzalez sin...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  15. About Last Night: Heat Advance to Sweet 16

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out walking your dog, really walking him, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. LeBron James netted his first game-winning shot since coming to Miami, and the Heat ran their winning streak to 16, beating the Orlando Mag...

    Blog | March 07, 2013