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  1. Premier League Pass & Move: Human Sacrifice! Dogs and Cats, Livin...

    Grantland Staff

    What Is Even Happening? Chris Ryan: December is not April, as Everton manager Roberto Martinez and Newcastle boss Alan Pardew made sure to mention over the weekend. Big results against Arsenal and Manchester United saw the Everton and Newcastle mana...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  2. In Case You Were Wondering, Spain Is Definitely Not Over

    Michael Bertin

    Can you win a national anthem? Brazil might have done that before the Confederations Cup final. Although, from the crowd noise, it'd be difficult to pinpoint where the anthem stopped and the game began. It was only 90 seconds until Fred scored and...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  3. Is MLS Making the Rest of CONCACAF Better at the Expense of the U...

    Noah Davis

    When the United States men's national team fell 2-1 last month in Jamaica, it was the squad's first loss in 19 games against the Caribbean country. But American supporters no doubt noticed something familiar about the match: the faces of the Reggae B...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  4. After another Olympic gold medal, the never-ending battle for U.S...

    Noah Davis

    After another Olympic gold medal, the never-ending battle for U.S. women's professional soccer rages on.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  5. Paris Is Rising: Early-Season Issues for PSG

    Ricardo Bernard

    After all the preseason hype, let's put away the anointing oil and look at Paris Saint-Germain for what they really are: an overrated and complacent team of underachievers. An overpriced vanity project. A rich man's plaything. Before a ball was kicke...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  6. Turning Back the Wave: USMNT Wins in Mexico for the First Time

    Andrew Lewellen

    Before Wednesday's friendly between the U.S. and Mexico in Mexico City, there was talk. Lots of talk. Of the United States' 0-1-23 all-time record in Mexico. Of the Estadio Azteca, the buzzing cauldron where the crowds of 100,000-plus El Tri fans usu...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  7. Bang in the Chubby: The Fight to Name the 2014 World Cup Ball

    Pete LOfficial

    Perhaps the least surprising surprise at the heart of the traditional "handover" segment of the 2012 London Olympics Closing Ceremony - its big reveal - was the presence of the ubiquitous, loved-worldwide or just merely tolerated figure of Brazilian ...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Howard's Manifest Destiny

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Multiple sources told ESPN that Dwight Howard has been traded to the Lakers in a four-team deal sending Andre Iguodala to Denver, Andrew Bynum and Jason ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  9. Your Thursday Olympic Viewing Guide

    Shane Ryan

    First, the good news: The U.S. is now leading China in the medal count, and it looks like a permanent margin. BOOM! U.S.: 81 Medals, 34 Golds China: 77 Medals, 36 Golds My man Daniel G., inventor of Saber-Medal-Trics — a system that uses...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  10. Paris Saint-Germain Welcome Barcelona to the Parc des Prince and ...

    Ricardo Bernard

    I arrived at Parc des Princes at about 3:45 on Saturday afternoon to watch Paris Saint-Germain take on FC Barcelona. I took the 9 train from the Champs Elysees to Porte de St. Cloud and exited the station with a compilation of '80s music pumping thro...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  11. Your Friday Olympic Viewing Guide

    Shane Ryan

    OK, so we've officially made it through six days of Olympic action, and I wanted to take a moment to say that I'm proud of all of you. American, Canadian, whatever you happen to be, I'm swelling with pride. But mostly I'm proud of the Americans. Grea...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  12. The Future of U.S. Soccer, Part II: The Age of Determination

    Andrew Lewellen

    In the second in a series of posts on the future of soccer, Andrew Lewellen looks back on a pivotal moment in U.S. soccer history - the 1990 World Cup - and how it changed the trajectory of the sport in the States. For Part I of the series, on the re...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  13. Is the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team making progress under new ...

    Brian Phillips

    Progress?

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  14. International Sporting Events > International Diplomacy

    Rembert Browne

    Chief official White House photographer Pete Souza is very good at his job, and has been for a very long time. Whether it was covering President Ronald Reagan's second term in office, Obama's road to the White House, the iconic Situation Room shot, o...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  15. Q&A: Dancing With the Stars' Hope Solo Sizes Up Her Competition

    Chris Ryan

    This summer we all fell in love with the U.S. women's national soccer team as we cheered them on through their nail-biting run to the Women's World Cup final. And perhaps no player from that team captured the country's imagination like goalkeeper Hop...

    Blog | September 16, 2011