1. Why Underdog Status Will Help Portugal in Euro 2016 Clash with Croatia

    Eight have exited. Sixteen remain, but Portugal’s continued presence at Euro 2016 hasn’t got much to do with any intelligence they’ve displayed so far. It’s almost like they don’t know what they’re doing...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 5,639 reads 41 comments

  2. 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' Pays Tribute to Icelandic Commentator

    Icelandic commentator Gudmundur Benediktsson quickly went viral after he greeted his country's late winner against Austria on Wednesday with squeals of joy...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 3 months ago 4,397 reads 3 comments

  3. Going for Gold: Mexico Focus on Rio Olympics as They Aim for Repeat of 2012

    The 2012 London Olympics were full of sporting highlights. American swimmer Michael Phelps took his career medal tally to an astonishing 22, Jamaican Usain Bolt did the sprint double ...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 5,428 reads 12 comments

  4. Michel Sablon: The Man Who Re-Engineered Belgian Football

    Belgian football is thriving and has lifted the mood of a nation. A small country with a population of only 11.2 million heads into Sunday's Euro 2016 round-of-16 match with Hungary as fourth favourites to win the tournament...

    Samindra Kunti Written by Samindra Kunti about 3 months ago 8,871 reads 7 comments

  5. Poland vs. Switzerland Betting Odds Preview, Euro 2016 Round-of-16 Prediction

    Two second-place teams from Groups A and C will meet in the first round-of-16 match of Euro 2016 on Saturday when Switzerland takes on Poland in Saint-Etienne, France...

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  6. Wales vs Northern Ireland Betting Odds Preview, Euro 2016 Round-of-16 Prediction

    Two teams participating in their first UEFA Euro tournament will get an opportunity to advance to the quarterfinals when they square off Saturday in Paris, as Group B winner Wales takes on Group C third-place finisher Northern Ireland...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 months ago 2,629 reads 0 comments

  7. Portugal vs. Croatia Betting Odds Preview, Euro 2016 Round-of-16 Prediction

    Riding high after handing defending champions Spain their first defeat at the European Championship since 2004, Croatia will be looking to extend their current unbeaten streak to 11 ...

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  8. England Must Not Take a United Iceland Lightly in Euro 2016 Knockout Stage

    England braced themselves for a reckoning with the past on Wednesday as they waited to find out their opponents in the Euro 2016 round of 16...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 3 months ago 1,395 reads 15 comments

  9. Euro 2016 Group-Stage Review: Russia Have Been the Tournament's Worst Team

    The Euro 2016 group stage is over, and we've seen some excellent performances at the tournament thus far. However, we've also seen some stinkers. In the video above, Bleacher Report's Sam Tighe talks about Russia's woeful defence...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 months ago 817 reads 1 comments

  10. Why Hungary Proved Portugal Boss Fernando Santos Needs to Make Defensive Changes

    Portugal survived, and Cristiano Ronaldo was the man who saved them—no change there, then—but after escaping from what was supposed to be a fairly simple Group F, the questions for manager Fernando Santos are multiplying...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 3,817 reads 22 comments

  11. 3 Issues Mexico Must Resolve Following Their Copa America Centenario Exit

    It may still be a little raw, but Mexico must quickly move on from their Copa America Centenario disappointment. El Tri travelled to the United States with high hopes of winning the tournament for the first time...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 5,920 reads 10 comments

  12. Stopping Marek Hamsik Germany's Top Priority in Round-of-16 Match vs. Slovakia

    Germany advanced to the round of 16 of Euro 2016 as winners of Group C and will face Slovakia in Lille's Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Sunday...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 3 months ago 1,245 reads 4 comments

  13. Following the Copa America, Is Brazil's Current Malaise as Dire as Made Out?

    With the Copa America Centenario reaching boiling point and Brazil nowhere to be seen for the second successive year, it may be tempting to reach for the panic button, especially with established rivals Argentina romping their way to the final...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 3 months ago 4,924 reads 22 comments

  14. Raheem Sterling Confidence Level Reportedly Concerns England After Online Abuse

    The England camp are reportedly growing concerned about the confidence level of Raheem Sterling due to the criticism the 21-year-old is receiving on social media...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 2,466 reads 11 comments

  15. Ireland Defeat Exposes Italy's Lack of Depth

    The group stage of the 2016 UEFA European Championship came to a close on Wednesday. The final games on the slate came from Group E, and they provided ample drama...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 3 months ago 1,931 reads 13 comments

  16. Croatia Are Shining Bright in Spite of off-Field Controversies

    In some ways, there's nothing so extraordinary about Croatia beating Spain on Tuesday. The heart of Croatia's midfield, after all, plays for the best two clubs in Spain—even if Luka Modric did miss the Spain game with a groin injury...

    Jonathan Wilson Written by Jonathan Wilson about 3 months ago 4,923 reads 15 comments

  17. Lionel Messi Must Perform in Copa America Final After Driving Argentina to Brink

    HOUSTON, Texas — Lionel Messi shifted his eyes to his right and saw Gonzalo Higuain talking to journalists further down the long mixed-zone line at the NRG Stadium...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 3 months ago 8,490 reads 31 comments

  18. Eric Dier Has Emerged as England's Most Important Player at Euro 2016

    When England manager Roy Hodgson surprisingly decided to make six changes for the final group game against Slovakia on Monday night there was one player who was off-limits: Eric Dier ...

    Sam Pilger Written by Sam Pilger about 3 months ago 3,200 reads 9 comments

  19. Univision Provide Tactical Analysis of Rain Delay During Copa America Semi-Final

    Torrential downpours wreaked havoc on Wednesday's Copa America semi-final match between Chile and Colombia. The match was delayed for 150 minutes as the field was hit by inclement weather in Chicago...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 months ago 3,628 reads 8 comments

  20. Iceland Fans and Players Celebrate in Unison Following Last-Gasp Euro Win

    It's estimated that about 30,000 Icelanders—or around 10 percent of the Icelandic population (just under 330,000)—are in France following their national team at Euro 2016...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 2,741 reads 13 comments

  21. Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks Euro Goal Drought with Stunning Backheel Flick

    Going into Portugal's final Euro 2016 group-stage match, Cristiano Ronaldo 's tournament was a story of missed penalties, wayward free-kicks, failed chances and bitter comments aimed at the smallest competing nation...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 154,026 reads 96 comments

  22. Messi Becomes Argentina's All-Time Leading Goalscorer

    Argentina forward Lionel Messi scored the 55th international goal of his career during Tuesday's 4-0 win over the United States in the Copa America semi-final, breaking a tie with ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 3 months ago 812 reads 0 comments

  23. Bayern Munich Defenders Driving Germany's Bid for Euro 2016 Glory

    Heading into Euro 2016, defence seemed to be the greatest obstacle standing between Joachim Low's Germany and victory in France...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 3 months ago 4,238 reads 29 comments

  24. Gerard Pique Responds to Claims He Stuck Middle Finger Up During Spain Anthem

    Gerard Pique has hit back at claims that he stuck his middle finger up during Spain's national anthem ahead of their defeat to Croatia at Euro 2016 on Tuesday, and he branded the accusations " stupid...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 3 months ago 6,750 reads 22 comments

  25. Sloppy Spain Build Their Own Euro 2016 Mountain as They Swap Paths with Croatia

    The net bulged and those behind it erupted in euphoria. In front of them, Spain's David De Gea sat on the turf in shock, his arm pointing despairingly at a team-mate, his head quickly dropping...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 3 months ago 21,490 reads 12 comments