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  1. How Andre Iguodala is like Scottie Pippen

    Jonathan Abrams

    Andre Iguodala, one of the most versatile players in the NBA, could be the key to a championship for Golden State, but it took him years to find the right teammates — and some respect.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  2. The Designated Player: Catching Up With Andrew Farrell

    Graham Parker

    In January, the Designated Player told the stories of two young hopefuls at the MLS combine, Andrew Farrell and Machael David. Having promised to follow the pair through their rookie year, he catches up with Farrell, the no. 1 draft pick, after a tur...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  3. Football for the Masses: 2 Days, 1 Ball, 3,000 Players

    Graham Parker

    One thousand years, 3,000 players, three miles — welcome to Royal Shrovetide Football. Every Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, the small market town of Ashbourne, in Derbyshire, England, becomes transformed from a sleepy rural idyll to the v...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  4. 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
  5. America the Ugly: The USMNT Draws With Canada, 0-0

    Noah Davis

    The first United States men's national team friendly of every new year is a predictably strange affair. It comes at the end of a long training camp and features roughly two dozen tired guys, the vast majority of whom are not first-choice players for ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  6. Carles of Hipster Runoff on the Gold Cup, Chicharito, Freddy Adu,...


    Our "footballing" bro weighs in on Freddy Adu, Chicharito, being a U.S. soccer fan, and the great hunt for a goal-scoring forward.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2011