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  1. How FC Kansas City Shut Down Portland Thorns FC In NWSL Semifinal...

    Graham Hays

    Midfielder Jen Buczkowski shadowed and suffocated Portland Thorns FC star Vero Boquete, helping FC Kansas City redeem itself for last year's playoff loss -- a game in which FCKC led at halftime.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2014
  2. About Last Weekend: Farewell to the Cup

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to figure out how to drink out of a solid gold soccer ball, here are the top six stories you missed in sports last weekend: Mario Götze's extra-time strike gave Germany a 1-0 win over Argentina in a tens...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  3. Weekend Review: Wing wizards and a hat-trick hero

    Christopher Atkins

    Another enthralling weekend of footballing action from around the globe comes to an end and, as ever, The Scout's Notebook has been keeping a close eye on developments to bring news of the best young talents in the game. This week we have a young ...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  4. Three Things: Sporting Kansas City-Real Salt Lake

    Jason Davis

    KANSAS CITY, KAN. -- On a bright Saturday afternoon turned clear evening on the frigid Kansas plain, Sporting Kansas City, once the Kansas City Wizards, won the MLS Cup in front of more than 21,000. It was a celebration of the team, their new image a...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  5. Davis: Three things from Sporting Kansas City's MLS Cup win

    Jason Davis

    KANSAS CITY, KAN. -- On a bright Saturday afternoon turned clear evening on the frigid Kansas plain, Sporting Kansas City, once the Kansas City Wizards, won the MLS Cup in front of more than 21,000. It was a celebration of the team, their new image a...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  6. Out-of-shape Messi far from his preferred spot

    Francesc Tomas

    Lionel Messi has been the key man for Barcelona since he inherited the legendary Number 10 from Ronaldinho in the summer of 2008. In the 5 1/2 years since, the Argentine wizard has grown into the most decisive footballer on Earth, a little genius cap...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  7. Hirshey: It's hard not to praise the Wizards of Oz

    David Hirshey

    At the risk of jinxing myself and being forced to inhale my mustache come May, let me just say that these are heady days for Arsenal fans. After the Gunners' 4-1 vivisection of 30 million pounds-wasted-on-summer-transfer-fees Norwich, a clearly bes...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  8. Bale stays: Record fee not going to burst this Levy

    ESPN staff

    Not even a world record-breaking fee could tempt Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy to sell Gareth Bale to Real Madrid. According to the Daily Star, Levy has confided to friends that a GBP;100 million bid would not entice him to sell the Welsh wizard to the...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  9. Wicked witch of league reconstruction is dead . . . probably!

    John Gow

    The Wizard of Oz song 'Ding-Dong! The Witch is Dead' might have raced up the UK music charts for reasons other than love of the munchkins, but it is the type of lyric that could be used by Rangers fans now that league reconstruction has been shelved ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  10. A first victim and thoughts with many more

    Firdose Moonda

    The African Nations Cup may have claimed its first victim: Claude Le Roy, the coach of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has hinted that his time in African football is over. Le Roy, known as the "white wizard," has a proud record, having coached tea...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  11. Paper round-up: The Wizard of Oz

    ESPN Staff

    Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is hoping to bring Real Madrid playmaker Mesut Ozil to the club in January, accoring to a report in The Sun newspaper. Ozil, a Germany international, has seen a reduction in playing time this campaign followin...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  12. The decline of Roman's empire?

    David Hirshey

    Just when Chelsea was morphing into something vaguely likable, its trio of young, technical ball wizards allowing you to momentarily move beyond all the toxic distractions -- the racial abuse, the idiotic tweets and the lurid controversies over hands...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  13. The decline of Roman's empire?

    David Hirshey

    Just when Chelsea was morphing into something vaguely likable, its trio of young, technical ball wizards allowing you to momentarily move beyond all the toxic distractions -- the racial abuse, the idiotic tweets and the lurid controversies over hands...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  14. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Football has a ton of trick plays. Fake punts, double reverses, running backs lobbing passes. I love all that stuff. There isn't too much of it in the NBA. Maybe the occasional oh-no-we're-not-really-calling-timeout-now basket attack. Or, pretty much...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  15. U.S. striker Eddie Johnson signs with Mexico's Puebla

    The Mexican club Puebla says it has signed U.S. striker Eddie Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  16. W2W4: NY Red Bulls vs. LA Galaxy

    Matthew Artus

    The stars tonight will be big and bright deep in the heart of... Jersey? A New York Red Bulls club in the driver's seat for a playoff berth will share the marquee at its namesake arena with the star-studded Los Angeles Galaxy side on Tuesday eveni...

    Blog | October 04, 2011