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  1. Sammi Sweetheart on soccer, 'Jersey'

    Zach McCann

    The best athlete on the Jersey Shore cast? That's easy, according to Sammi Giancola, aka Sammi Sweetheart. "I nominate myself," she says, noting that she's the only member of the tanned and toned cast to play a college sport, having played four...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  2. Victor Cruz talks 'FIFA 13,' Giants, referees

    Zach McCann

    Victor Cruz is famous for catching footballs and dancing the salsa. So what's he doing at an event promoting a soccer video game? "I play 'FIFA' a lot in my spare time," Cruz said. "Because of 'FIFA,' I actually watch real soccer, and now I'm just...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  3. How Snoop Dogg learned to love soccer

    Zach McCann

    NEW YORK -- For most of his life, Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion) didn't know a thing about soccer. Didn't play it. Didn't know any teams or players. Didn't think about it. Then about a decade ago, while touring in Europe, his PlayStation 2 "Madden" d...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  4. MLS All-Star Game will be a 'smart game'

    Zach McCann

    During Wednesday night's game between the MLS All-Stars and Chelsea FC (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2), every precise detail of every player will be digitally tracked. Speed, acceleration, field position -- even heart rate -- will be instantly available to coa...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  5. Connect with soccer stars during Euros

    Zach McCann

    "Football Connect" is one of the more unique apps to play with while you're watching a sports game, as users are given a Bingo-like board filled with different events that can occur during a game, such as a Wayne Rooney yellow card or Fernando Torres...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  6. Player tracking transforming NBA analytics

    Zach McCann

    You ever wonder what NBA assistant coaches are scribbling on their clipboards during games? They're taking down stats. But not the stats you'll read in any box score. They're logging numbers like touches in the paint, passes per possession, thre...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  7. MLS moves toward goal-line technology

    Zach McCann

    Other sports have utilized technology to ensure correct calls for years, from the ball-tracking system in tennis to instant replays in football and basketball. Finally, it appears soccer -- the world's most popular sport with the most passionate f...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  8. Blink-182's Mark Hoppus adopts Chelsea

    Zach McCann

    Last summer, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 decided he had had enough of Southern California. He'd lived there his entire life -- between all the music travels and tour stops -- and needed a change. So he uprooted his wife and 9-year-old son to live i...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  9. Customized cat drawing website gets boost from investor Mark Cuba...

    Zach McCann

    There are so many ways to talk smack to your friends in 2012. Phone call, text message, picture message, HeyTell, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, online chat and even in person. Or, if you really want to get creative, you can pay a guy $9.95 to draw a ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  10. Adriana Lima talks Super Bowl commercials, wants to spar with Man...

    Zach McCann

    Growing up in Brazil, Adriana Lima didn't know any sports besides soccer -- which she calls "our football" -- but then she blew up as a supermodel in the U.S. and unexpectedly became intertwined in the American sports world. Lima starred in a much-...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2012