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  1. Can MLS ever emerge from the shadow of European football?

    Roger Bennett

    Watching the spectacle of the Dodgers and Diamondbacks open their season on a cricket pitch in Sydney, attempting to take the struggling MLB brand global, my mind inevitably wandered back to soccer. As the bemused Aussie crowd watched Yasiel Puig ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  2. It's official: Lionel Messi is an icon in American sports

    Roger Bennett

    Lionel Messi's nine seasons as a professional have been notched by eye-popping achievement, be it the record-breaking 324 goals he has netted for Barcelona, the 91 goals struck for club and country in 2012, or the four Ballons d'Or landed along the w...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  3. Best-paying teams in the world - ESPN The Magazine

    Kristi Dosh

    As the Yanks rein in their payroll and the Astros slash theirs, one EPL contender has stepped up as the world's best-paying team: Man City.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  4. What Chelsea's Europa League Win Says About the Differences Betwe...

    Michael Bertin

    With a looping back-post header well into stoppage time, Branislav Ivanovic turned Benfica goalkeeper Artur into a statued spectator and gave Chelsea FC a 2-1 win in the Europa League final. The easy explanation for Americans not well versed in the v...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  5. Soccer matches head to the Stadium

    Andrew Marchand

    On May 25, Yankee Stadium will host reigning European club champion Chelsea FC as it faces current English Premier League champion Manchester City. Reigning World Cup and European champion Spain will face Ireland on June 11. Here are the news r...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  6. MLS represents Prem value for money

    Graham Ruthven

    When FIFA President Sepp Blatter took the opportunity to attack Major League Soccer over what he called its failure to make an impact on the American sporting outlook, the backlash was forceful. MLS commissioner Don Garber's retort was one of bemu...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  7. W roundtable: Giving thanks for sports

    espnW

    'Tis the season for thankfulness and our writers are serving up a hearty helping of praise for their favorite milestones, moments, stars and characters in this week's W roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012
  8. Soccer's big takeover

    Roger Bennett

    The future of American soccer will be determined by one man. And, perhaps surprisingly, he is neither Jurgen Klinsmann, Clint Dempsey nor Ian Darke. Rich Luker, a 59-year-old baseball-loving social scientist based in North Carolina, is the brains ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  9. Olympics tweeted, Storified, Facebooked

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    The London 2012 Olympics will be live-tweeted. They will be Storified. They will be Facebooked, Instagrammed and Pinned. They will feature Foursquare check-ins, apps and YouTube videos. They will be discussed on Weibo, Tencent, Orkut and...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  10. Rangers' Carlos Bocanegra wants to explore options

    Carlos Bocanegra looks at the Scottish Premier League without Glasgow Rangers and predicts a Celtic runaway.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  11. Soccer at Yankee Stadium in July

    ESPN New York Staff

    Soccer at the Stadium. Here is the release: Today it was announced that Chelsea of the English Premier League and Paris Saint-Germain of France's Ligue 1 will meet on Sunday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m., in the first-ever soccer match at the current Yankee...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  12. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Papiss Cisse: Magpie Magician It's been 11 goals in 11 Premier League games for Newcastle's striker sensation, and I don't know that we'll see a more outrageous strike this season. (Van Persie's volley was better? I don't know, how can you figure...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  13. Does spending more money = more wins?

    Jordan Brenner

    This is the first of a three-part series from ESPN the Magazine's "Pay Dirt." The full feature is available in the current issue of The Mag's Money Issue. It's tough to follow the money in sports, so The Mag commissioned the Wharton School at the ...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  14. Liverpool, Roma to play preseason match at Fenway Park

    Liverpool will play an exhibition against Italian side Roma at Boston's Fenway Park on July 25 as the American-owned Premier League club attempts to increase its exposure in the United States.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  15. Liverpool hires U.S. company Warrior Sports to design jerseys

    An American company that made its reputation manufacturing equipment for Canada's two national sports will become Liverpool's equipment supplier.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  16. Alex Dimond: A revolution in red at Liverpool

    Alex Dimond

    Alex Dimond examines the philosophy and leading figures behind the Liverpool revival.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2011