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  1. Cristiano Ronaldo Is the Best Player in the World (Right Now)

    Chris Ryan

    Cristiano Ronaldo would probably have fought all of Sweden to get Portugal into the World Cup. Turns out he only had to fight 11 of them. And on Tuesday, just outside of Stockholm, he won. Portugal beat Sweden yesterday, 3-2, with all three goals...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  2. About Last Night: Firing on All Pistons

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy demanding a recount of People’s Sexiest Man Alive voting, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Rodney Stuckey scored 21 points off the bench as the Detroit Pistons heaped more woe onto the New York Knicks with...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  3. The Ivory Coast, the Africa Cup of Nations, and Why You Don't Wan...

    Michael Bertin

    The man who once stopped a civil war was helpless to stop a ball. It wasn't just Didier Drogba. Everyone in an Ivory Coast shirt was helpless. Nigerian midfielder Sunday Mba's 78th-minute run from midfield ended with him running out of options. So...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  4. About Last Night: Lincecum's Giant Win

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Tim Lincecum struck out eight over seven scoreless innings to earn his first win in two months and give the Giants their third straight shutout against t...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  5. Euro 2012 Semifinals Preview

    Chris Ryan

    Last time around, I did a preview of the quarterfinals. I picked Germany, Portugal, France, and Italy. If my success rate at crossing the street was as good as my success rate at picking knockout soccer matches, I would be dead. So let's take a look ...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  6. Euro 2012: Luis Figo Has The Goal Celebration of the Tournament S...

    Chris Ryan

    Here's Portuguese football legend Luis Figo, sitting next to Portuguese football legend Eusebio, at Thursday's Portugal-Czech Republic quarterfinals clash in Warsaw. And here's Luis Figo and Eusebio right after Cristiano Ronaldo's rather definitive h...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  7. Euro 2012 Quarterfinals Preview

    Chris Ryan

    Czech Republic vs. Portugal How They Got Here: Portugal pulled off the unlikely feat — or what seemed an unlikely feat before the tournament — of making it out of Group B, the Group of Death. After a fairly close loss to Germany, 1-0, Pa...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  8. Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, and a full Euro 2012 preview

    Chris Ryan

    Ronaldo has something to prove, and Spain has something to finish.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012