Video: Lionel Messi’s sick free kick vs. Almeria

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

We're far beyond needing to come up with adjectives to describe just how good Argentina's Lionel Messi is at soccer. The man is amazing and on Sunday he showed that again. With Messi's FC Barcelona up 1-0 over Almeria, he stepped over the ball in the 24th minute for a free ...

Video: Brazil’s Neymar is pretty incredible

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Brazil's soccer team is in the middle of dominating at home in the 2013 Confederations Cup and the breakout star of the tournament is the host country's young forward Neymar. The 21-year-old sensation has already scored two goals and assisted on another after an absolutely mind-blowing move along the touchline. Neymar ...

Time Magazine Doesn’t Think U.S. Is Ready For Lionel Messi

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Lionel Messi is the best soccer player in the world. The diminutive whiz is the three-time FIFA world player of the year. So naturally he'd grace plenty of magazine covers worldwide. However here Stateside, King Leo apparently isn't worthy yet (you know because soccer is still a niche sport in the ...

Spanish Soccer Players Go On Strike

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

First it was the NFL, then the NBA and now Spanish soccer's top division (known as La Liga) is facing serious labor strife. OK, now this is just getting ridiculous. The start of La Liga's season is now in jeopardy as the players are seeking a new collective bargaining agreement. Luis ...

Rachel Nichols Picture and Today’s Links

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Rachel Nichols (no, not that one) is in the upcoming GI Joe movie, which looks like crap, but hey whatever. I'm sure that suit is tactical and not tight for no reason. Fedor signed with Strikeforce! Snap! - Fanhouse I'd like to think it would have been the Padres that would have ...

Russell Crowe Beats More Than Photographers

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Move over Vince Lombardi. Goodbye, Gipper. God? Nice try. Nowadays, there's only one guy coaches turn to in that time when motivation is needed and they don't trust themselves to inspire. His name? Russell Crowe. And English champions Manchester United are the Oscar winner's latest victim. Ten minutes prior the Champions League ...

Even The Vatican Hates Manchester United

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Wow, talk about piling on. After Manchester United's 2-0 upset loss to FC Barcelona in the Champions League Final yesterday, the Vatican daily newspaper praised Bar├ža's performace and took a subtle shot at Man U. The headline in Thursday's L'Osservatore Romano, next to a picture of Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola, was ...