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  1. Burns looking for help, not tipping hand

    Brian O'Connell

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- If Revolution general manager Michael Burns was a contestant on the World Poker Tour, it's quite likely he'd be the one at the table adorned in a hat, sunglasses and headphones, all of which would go perfect with a full beard. ...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. Schalke's Draxler just the job for Arsenal

    John Cross

    Never play poker with Arsene Wenger. His stony face and denials about transfers are something of a standing joke among some of us journos who cover Arsenal regularly. So Arsenal's interest in Julian Draxler, accompanied by Wenger's rebuttals, shou...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  3. Chepo asks for fan support

    Rafael Ramos Villagrana

    MEXICO CITY - Going all in. Strict poker face, thinks it can read the rivals. Jose Manuel Chepo de la Torre knows he must thread the needle with Honduras. Tactfully, he opens with kind words for the team, summing up their style, which he doesn't...

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  4. Vasquez making his mark on USMNT

    Roger Bennett

    U.S. men's national team assistant coach Martin Vasquez is not an adversary you would want to face across the poker table. Jurgen Klinsmann's right-hand man has a quiet intensity that makes him almost impossible to read. "Number twos" exist on a s...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  5. One champion to another - Nani in Juve swap deal

    ESPN Staff

    Nani must feel like another chip in the poker game that is Manchester United's transfer dealings. The Portuguese winger could be vital to Sir Alex Ferguson's bid for Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio, with the Daily Mirror suggesting an exchange-...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  6. Education at the heart of Alex Masek's poker success

    Bernard Lee

    You may not have heard a lot about Alex Masek, but the six-time WSOP Circuit champion is the player that everyone is chasing this spring

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  7. Norwichs Premier League fate is in safe hands

    Paddy Davitt

    Chris Hughton must be some poker player. The Norwich City boss is exuding no outward traces of vulnerability ahead of Saturday's Premier League home contest against Swansea that could carry far-reaching implications. Complete a fourth consecutive ...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  8. Milito's poker

    Gianni Serra

    Milito, Milito, Milito, Milito. If good sense had prevailed we'd never have seen the Prince's epic performance in the 4-4 draw against Palermo. The Argentinian forward shone and scored four goals but it was still not enough to defeat Palermo, a brave...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  9. Andre Akkari defeated 2,857 players to win his first bracelet in ...

    Andrew Feldman

    Andre Akkari defeated 2,857 players to win his first bracelet in the $1,500 buy-in Event 43 at the 2011 WSOP

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  10. Carlos Tevez is the most valuable player in the EPL -- soccer

    Mark Young

    Carlos Tevez is the Premier League's MVP this season, writes Mark Young.

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2011
  11. Diego Maradona wants state-of-the-art bidets -- and other unusual...

    Wayne Drehs

    Among the unusual requests at the World Cup, Argentina manager Diego Maradona wants a pair of special bidets. Italians bringing pasta. New Zealanders will play golf. The Americans? Video games and poker.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2010
  12. Don't trust Wall Street? Try Galileo fund. - Chad Millman

    Chad Millman

    A hedge fund has formed in England that forgoes the stock market in favor of investing in the outcome of sporting events. Plus, an update on Barney Frank's efforts to legalize Internet gambling and how Philly.com's new fantasy game could save newspapers.

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  13. World Cup: France holds no fear for the Irish

    Ken Lawrence

    On paper, France's lineup is littered with big-name talents compared to Ireland's blue-collar squad. However, under coach Giovanni Trapattoni, the Irish believe they can upset Les Bleus.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2009
  14. WSOP: WSOP veteran wins first bracelet

    Andrew Feldman

    John Kabbaj waited five years for a chance to redeem himself at the WSOP.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2009
  15. Paul Shirley: It's not you, it's jazz and NBA

    Paul Shirley

    While blissfully challenging his ignorance of the intricacies of jazz, Paul Shirley discovers it's like the NBA in that some abstract art forms aren't for everyone.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2009
  16. More mature Hamlin looking to use Pocono as '08 springboard

    David Newton

    Denny Hamlin won his first race at Pocono in 2006, then completed the Pennsylvania sweep later that summer. And although a more mature Hamlin has changed plenty since then, Pocono could still provide a springboard heading toward the Chase, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2008