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  1. Robin Van Persie: 2010 pain can help Netherlands to glory

    Richard Jolly

    Netherlands news

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  2. In pictures: The Lakers' turbulent season

    The Agony of Defeat

    Of the 14 NBA teams outside playoff position entering the All-Star break, four reached the postseason last year. But only one of those four held anything better than a 7-seed. Only one added two superstars, one in his prime and one still excelling. A...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  3. Photos: The other side of the NFL playoffs

    The Agony of Defeat

    It's an aspiration for some, an expectation for others, but in no way a guarantee of joy: making the NFL playoffs. Because, as we've seen these last three weeks -- and as we'll see on one side in two more weeks -- the pain of losing is even more p...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  4. Photos: The pain and drama of bowl games

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing. It hurts. Especially to end the season, and especially on a major stage. That's what dozens of players and coaches learned this December and January, as 35 teams fell short of their bowl-winning goal. So, with bowl season officially ove...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  5. Pics: What it looks like to lose (Dec. 11-17)

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing hurts. Especially when you're No. 1. That's what the Indiana Hoosiers found out Saturday, when plucky in-state rival Butler knocked off college basketball's top-ranked team in overtime. Of course, the Hoosiers weren't the only people to ...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  6. Photos: Pacquiao, Pitt & more sports drama

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing hurts. Double, if it comes by way of a thunderous punch to the head. That's what Manny Pacquiao found out Saturday night, when a single blow from Juan Manuel Marquez sent him to the canvas and a knockout loss. Of course, Pacquiao wasn't ...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  7. Photos: Georgia, Ravens & Agony of Defeat

    The Agony of Defeat

    Few things are more painful than watching a shot at a championship slip away -- especially when a mistake is involved. That's what happened to the Georgia Bulldogs, who lost 32-28 to the Alabama Crimson Tide in the SEC championship game thanks in ...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  8. Agony of Defeat: Unhappy Thanksgiving

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing. It hurts. Even -- especially? -- on Thanksgiving weekend. That's what a number of teams, pro and college, found out in the past few days, and that is what Playbook and the aptly named Tumblr "The Agony of Defeat" aim to show in this colle...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  9. The Agony of Defeat: The BCS blues

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing. It hurts. Especially when a trip to the BCS national championship game is on the line. That's what Kansas State and Oregon found out last weekend, and that -- plus NFL, hoops and more -- is what Playbook and the aptly named Tumblr "The Ag...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  10. The Agony of Defeat: Headline news

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing. It hurts. Especially when the games mean so much. But it also makes for compelling images, shots of the coaches and players as they show on their faces what they're feeling inside: the agony of defeat. There's a blog for that, one with...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  11. Agony of Defeat: RGIII, LSU, OKC & more

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing. It hurts. Especially when the games mean so much. But it also makes for compelling images, shots of the coaches and players as they show on their faces what they're feeling inside: the agony of defeat. There's a blog for that, one with...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  12. Agony of Defeat: NBA comes, baseball goes

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing. It hurts. Especially when the games mean so much. But it also makes for compelling images, shots of the coaches and players as they show on their faces what they're feeling inside: the agony of defeat. There's a blog for that, one with...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  13. The Agony of Defeat: Sending you home

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losing. It hurts. Especially when the games mean so much. But it also makes for compelling images, shots of the coaches and players as they show on their faces what they're feeling inside: the agony of defeat. There's a blog for that, one with...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  14. The Agony of Defeat: Big names, big losses

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losses. Bad breaks. When these things happen, players and coaches and fans wear the fallout on their faces, showing a side of sports that's painful -- but also compelling. Playbook is working with the Tumblr "The Agony of Defeat" to find the most eye...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  15. The Agony of Defeat: Colleges crash out

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losses. Bad breaks. When these things happen, players and coaches and fans wear the fallout on their faces, showing a side of sports that's painful -- but also compelling. Playbook is working with the Tumblr "The Agony of Defeat" to find the most eye...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  16. The Agony of Defeat: Baseball hurts

    The Agony of Defeat

    Losses. Bad breaks. When these things happen, players and coaches and fans wear the fallout on their faces, showing a side of sports that's painful -- but also compelling. Playbook is working with the Tumblr "The Agony of Defeat" to find the most eye...

    Blog | October 05, 2012