1. US Olympic Soccer Team Named

    Head coach Peter Nowak has named his squad for the upcoming Beijing Olympics, and it is the strongest US Olympic squad in history...

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  2. MLS Vs. West Ham United Preview

    West Ham rolls into Toronto a week from today to take on the best eleven players that MLS has to offer. This is the fourth time that the MLS All-Stars will take on foreign competition in this game, and are 3-0 so far...

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  3. He Said, He Said: Grady Sizemore Vs. Curtis Granderson

    Welcome to the first column in what will hopefully become a hilarious and occasionally insightful series. Each week, or whenever we feel like it, I will be debating a sports topic with Bleacher ...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 708 reads 6 comments

  4. Brett Favre Upset over Undercooked Steak

    Brett Favre is in the news yet again after a disturbing sequence of events in a Gulfport, MS area Applebee's. According to Jim Gunson, the manager on duty at the time, Favre ordered the popular ...

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  5. Pablo Mastroeni Leads List of MLS All-Star Reserves

    Coach Steve Nicol and MLS Commissioner Don Garber have finalized the MLS All-Star roster with the selection of the seven reserves...

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  6. Major League Baseball: Mid-Season Awards Blowout

    With the All-Star break upon us, it's time to hand out some halfway-ish point of the season awards to MLB's best...and those who haven't been so good, either. Without further ado, let's dish out some hardware...

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  7. Which MLS Players Would Benefit Most From a Move Abroad?

    In this article, I argued that the best thing Major League Soccer can do for American soccer is allow its players to move abroad. The past few months have seen some very high-profile moves...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 245 reads 3 comments

  8. Aston Villa Sign American Brad Guzan

    EPL side Aston Villa have reportedly agreed to terms with Chivas USA goalkeeper Brad Guzan, according the The Guardian. Villa had tried to sign Guzan during the January transfer window, but ran into problems obtaining a work permit for Guzan...

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  9. The Superclasico: Galaxy-Chivas Is MLS' Best Rivalry

    The so-called 'Superclasico' between the Los Angeles Galaxy and their roommates at the Home Depot Center, Chivas USA, has evolved into the MLS' premier rivalry...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 552 reads 6 comments

  10. 2008 MLS All-Star Team Announced

    The 2008 MLS All-Star game is just two weeks away. The MLS' starting XI was announced earlier today. This is the squad that will be facing West Ham United of the EPL. Matt Reis, GK, New England Revolution Not too much of a surprise here...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 774 reads 8 comments

  11. Open Mic: MJ Is Still The King of America

    Recognize that shoe? Of course you do. It's become an American institution much like McDonald's or muscle cars. I'm sure most of us have our own stories about that shoe, as well. Mine is brief...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 500 reads 1 comments

  12. The Inner Struggle of a College Hoops Fan

    Sometimes, a sports fan can't help but develop strong ties to multiple teams. Most fans will avoid rooting for both USC and UCLA, North Carolina and Duke, Red Sox and Yankees, and Arsenal and Tottenham, to name a few...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 528 reads 4 comments

  13. MLS: Going To The Next Level

    MLS has established itself as a viable solution to the need for a strong soccer league in America. For the reasons outlined here, the league has gained firm footing and appears to be here to stay...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 287 reads 3 comments

  14. MLS All-Time Best XI

    The MLS All-Star game is only a few short weeks away. The game will pit the best eleven of the MLS season against West Ham United of the English Premier League...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 697 reads 1 comments

  15. Ichiro, Polanco To Headline Newest All-Star Event

    Ichiro Suzuki and Placido Polanco are headlining MLB's newest All-Star event, the Century 21 Opposite Field Singles Derby. The Derby will offer a counterpoint to the fan-favorite Home Run Derby...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 370 reads 4 comments

  16. MLS Will Never Have the New York Cosmos, and That's Okay

    Even if Real Madrid were to ink Ronaldinho, Cristiano Ronaldo and Elvis Presley's corpse, and play their home games on the moon, they would not begin to approach the circus that was the New York Cosmos, circa 1975-1977...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 2,221 reads 13 comments

  17. Open Mic: What's in a Sport?

    This week's Open Mic topic is an exciting one, as this is an argument my roommates and I have been having for weeks. The dictionary definition of the word "sport" makes use of the word "athletic," which is important to remember...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 464 reads 3 comments

  18. Citing Safety Concerns, MLB Bans Use of Bats

    In a surprise move this afternoon, MLB owners decided to ban the use of all bats, regardless of their composition. A spokesperson for baseball cited "safety concerns" as the reason for the move...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 365 reads 3 comments

  19. Euro 2008 Is Just the Beginning for Spain

    Fresh off their victory at Euro 2008, Spain has a lot to look forward to in the coming years. They ran through Group D with great ease, racking up a plus-five goal differential en route to gaining the maximum nine points...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 459 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB Recap: Five Big Mid-Season Surprises

    This MLB season has been more surprise-filled than most in recent memory. We’ve laughed, we’ve cried, and we’ve been left scratching our heads. Here are five of the biggest surprises at the halfway point this season...

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  21. MLB Recap: Luck Keeps The Tigers Going

    Back in May, I never thought I'd get a chance to say these words...The Detroit Tigers are the hottest team in baseball. Read it again and take a minute to digest that...

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  22. The NBA Draft, As It Happened

    Welcome to the 2008 NBA Draft! The NBA, where officiating scandals, Shaq Fu, and Brian Scalabrine winning a ring happen. What follows is a minute-by-minute account of tonight’s draft.Preamble: What makes the NBA draft so interesting is the trades..

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 1,350 reads 1 comments

  23. Starting Lineup: 10 Major Leaguers Destined For The Hall

    The rules for this article were simple. The only players that I could include in this lineup are those who are not eligible because they are either too recently retired or still active...

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  24. Major League Baseball In 1968

    The Detroit Tigers honored the 1968 World Series champions before their game with St. Louis tonight. It got me wondering…just how much has the game changed in those 40 years? Denny McLain ...

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  25. Michigan State Football Q & A

    College football season is just around the corner. In this column, I will answer some of the biggest questions about Michigan State’s upcoming season. Question: Will Mark Dantonio have second-year troubles like John L...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 2,029 reads 1 comments