1. Scouting Likely Destinations for Landon Donovan

    Transfer rumors surrounding American superstar Landon Donovan have been swirling since the tail end of the summer. It seems like every season that Donovan has spent in MLS, he has been the subject ...

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  2. MLS Playoff Preview: The Semifinals

    The first round of the MLS playoffs is in the books and many of my first round predictions were right on the money. I'll recap the first round of the playoffs and break down the next as the four remaining MLS clubs march towards the 2008 MLS Cup...

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  3. College Football Week Eleven: What We've Learned

    "In appearance it is very powerful, but in reality it is nothing to be afraid of; it is a paper tiger. Outwardly a tiger, it is made of paper, unable to withstand the wind and the rain...

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  4. Total 90: American Football News For Nov. 5th

    Welcome to another fantastically exciting edition of Total 90. The MLS playoffs are in full swing, and Total 90 mailbag is gaining momentum as well...

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  5. Joe Guarr's 101st Article Spectacular!

    While I officially hit the century mark a couple of days ago with a tribute to Dennis Bergkamp, I've decided to celebrate with number 101. It's appropriate because celebrating at 101 is a little different, as are my plans for this article...

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  6. Arsenal Legends: Dennis Bergkamp

    This is the first article in a series examining greats of Arsenal's past. We'll be travelling in reverse chronological order through Arsenal's rich history with one stipulation: the players have to be retired...

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  7. College Football Week Ten: What We've Learned

    "You don't have to win it, just don't lose it." -Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, to Elvis Grbac. That quote pretty much sums up the ugliest display of football I've seen this season, today's Michigan State/Wisconsin contest...

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  8. Point, Counterpoint: Pele v. Maradona

    This article is part one of a series done in collaboration with fellow Bleacher Report writer Eric Gomez. You can find Eric's argument for Maradona by clicking here...

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  9. MLS Playoff Previews: Road to the MLS Cup

    The race for the final available slots in the MLS Playoffs came down to the very last game of the season, but the dust has finally settled. Eight teams are in and continue their quest for a title...

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  10. College Football Week Nine: What We've Learned

    "I find a lot of the things they do amusing. They need to check themselves sometimes. Let's just remember that pride comes before the fall." -Mark Dantonio, Michigan State head coach, after losing to the University of Michigan during the 2007 season...

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  11. How College Football Saved My Sanity

    Author's note: Some details of this story have been omitted to protect the privacy of those involved. Sport is a poor substitute for people...

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  12. Total 90: American Football News For Oct. 23

    This weekend marks the last round of regular-season games in MLS for the 2008 season. There are still three playoff spots up for grabs (this column is being written before the conclusion ...

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  13. Tottenham Hotspur Unable To Stop The Bleeding

    Another week, another defeat for Tottenham Hotspur. Disappointment seems to be in abundance at White Hart Lane. Tottenham fell to their sixth defeat of this still young season this weekend, losing 2-1 to Premier League newcomers Stoke City...

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  14. College Football Week Eight: What We've Learned

    "It is better to give a lick than to receive one. If anybody got in my way, I tried to run right through them." (Bo Jackson) Quite a few teams across the nation got "Bo Jacksoned" this week...

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  15. Michigan State Spartans, Mark Dantonio Won't Make Excuses

    It finally happened. Mark Dantonio finally lost a game as Michigan State's head coach by more than a touchdown...

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  16. Do Sports And Politics Belong Together?

    Bob Warja's article on Barack Obama's TV time potentially pushing back the start of Game Six of the World Series inspired this article. Ah, sports and politics, two American pastimes with no lack of enthusiastic participants...

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  17. Total 90: American Football News For Oct. 16

    Welcome to another edition of Total 90: The American Football newsletter. Before we dive into the news, I'd like to remind you all about the new and exciting Total 90 mailbag...

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  18. Total 90: Special American Football Awards Edition

    The MLS regular season is just about done, several World Cup qualifiers are in the books and the European leagues are underway. So naturally now is as good a time as any to distribute some awards to American footballers and teams across the globe...

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  19. College Football Week Seven: What We've Learned

    "Sand people always march single-file to hide their numbers." -Obi-Wan Kenobi, Jedi Knight This week's quote may be a little puzzling to you at first, but please, bear with me here...

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  20. Hull City's Performance Good for Football

    Currently, the Premier League's four Champions League slots are occupied by Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Hull City. Wait, what? Don't you mean Manchester United? Nope...

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  21. College Football Week Six: What We've Learned

    You can read last week's edition here. "Players play, tough players win." -Michigan State Basketball Coach Tom Izzo I love that quote by Tom Izzo...

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  22. Total 90: American Football News For Oct. 4

    As the MLS season winds down, World Cup qualifying is beginning to heat up. Next weekend, the US Men's National Team takes on Cuba in Washington D.C. to begin the last leg of their push towards the finals of the CONCACAF group...

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  23. What Makes a Great Rivalry?

    Yankees-Red Sox, Arsenal-Tottenham, Raiders-Broncos, Lakers-Celtics, and Duke-North Carolina. These are some of the most famous and most vicious rivalries in all of sports. Rivalries like these are what make sport worth watching...

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  24. Liverpool Vs. PSV Eindhoven: A Minute-by-Minute Report

    Preamble: Good evening and welcome to tonight's matchup featuring Liverpool FC vs. Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven...

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  25. Is Cedric Benson the Answer for the Cincinnati Bengals?

    As soon as former Texas Longhorns running back Cedric Benson ran into trouble with the law this summer, I joked that it was only a matter of time before the Bears cut him and the Bengals signed him...

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