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  1. Men in Blazers: The U.S. Draw, Fixing English Soccer, and Miguel ...

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

    Rog and Davo discuss a U.S. draw that feels like a loss, fix everything that is wrong with English soccer, and talk Miguel Herrera and CONCACAF thunder. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network&nb...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  2. Men in Blazers: Mourning England and Previewing U.S.-Portugal

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

    Rog and Davo mourn England's insipid campaign, discuss the end of Spain's reign, marvel at the Von Trapps' win, and ask if soccer has gotten too big in the U.S. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Gran...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  3. Men in Blazers: With Special Guest Jurgen Klinsmann!

    Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett interviews Jurgen Klinsmann live onstage at SXSW Sports. An Englishman and a German bond over their shared passion for American soccer. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out ou...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  4. Watch: Portland Timbers Soccer Fans Paint With Passion in Tifo

    Roger Bennett

    The first time I watched the Barnicle brothers' documentary Tifo, I found it hard to believe it had been shot in America. The scenes of choreographed fandom and collective passion border on delirium. After savoring them, most soccer fans will immedia...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  5. MLS Bandwagon Jumpers: A Team-by-Team Converter

    Roger Bennett and Alexi Lalas

    Be warned, soccer fans: MLS is poised to creep up on you like a wheaten terrier nuzzling its snout against your leg in search of pats. In its 18th season, the league has come of age. If it was human, it could vote and join the military. As it is, in ...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  6. Men in Blazers: Special Guest Gus Johnson

    Men in Blazers

    After dispatching Everton 2-0 over the weekend, Manchester United may now have the Premier League title safely in hand. But as for the rest, nothing is decided. The table is all wheels within wheels, battles within battles. The Premier League isn'...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  7. Men in Blazers: Special Guest Tim Howard

    Men in Blazers

    American soccer fans battling the Black Dog after last night's eye-acher against Canada can find solace in the one thing our nation does astonishingly — producing a pipeline of the world's finest follicularly challenged goalkeepers. In this wee...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  8. Men in Blazers: Special Guest Rob Stone Talks Clint Dempsey, Brek...

    Men in Blazers

    It was a snowy weekend of mid-season football in the Premier League, with the weather providing a cleansing effect for Clint Dempsey in Tottenham's home meeting with Manchester United. After close to 93 minutes of disappointing form, Deuceface slotte...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  9. Men in Blazers: Special Guest Alex Morgan

    Men in Blazers

    The football again provided superlative theater over the weekend. Goals, pitch invasions, blood, Scientological sightings — the Manchester Derby had it all, even it did feature two teams neutrals love to loathe. In this week's pod, Michael Davi...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  10. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    The United States is unequivocally the best place in the world to watch football. With all 10 of the final Premier League matches available on television or online, even England couldn't hold a candle to the coverage of The Sport of the Future here i...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  11. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    Entering the final weekend, Manchester City's Roberto Mancini is poised to win both the battle of the minds with Manchester United's Sir Alex Ferguson and the Premier League title, even though he's loath to admit it. A storybook ending for "The Littl...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  12. Game of ThronestoEnglish Premier League Converter

    Roger Bennett

    Everything I know about history I learned from Game of Thrones. And I know I am not alone. The HBO series is so painstakingly realistic; it runs like a Ken Burns documentary, except it's interesting. Those of us who love Soccer — America's S...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  13. Grantland Archives: Men in Blazers with Giorgio Chinaglia

    Grantland Staff

    Giorgio Chinaglia, the former Italian soccer star and goal-scoring legend for the New York Cosmos, passed away Sunday at his home in Florida, according to reports. Chinaglia, who spent several seasons with the Cosmos in the North American Soccer Leag...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  14. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    It's March and it's madness. The FA Cup continued its slow but steady return to football's radar of relevance over the weekend, with storylines abounding across England. And while the goal-scoring return of Chelsea's Fernando Torres and vaudeville vi...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  15. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Man in a Blazer

    What an uneventful weekend of football it was. Nothing to see here. Particularly not Tottenham's latest lapse against Everton, and definitely not Manchester City handing pole position to crosstown rivals Manchester United following their 1-0 loss to ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  16. Grantland Network Podcast: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    The Premier League race is blown wide open thanks to the defeat of Manchester City at the hands of America's Team, and Michael Davies and Roger Bennett couldn't be happier. This latest turn in the EPL's made-for-TV script features An MLS's St. Landon...

    Blog | February 02, 2012