1. UEFA Champions League 2011: Barca Progress as Arsenal See Red

    Tonight’s game at Camp Nou will forever be remembered as the night when referee Massimo Busacca’s terrible officiating not only ended Robin Van Persie’s night ...

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  2. 2011 UEFA Champions League: Barcelona and Arsenal Face Camp Nou Showdown

    Traveling for a second leg at Camp Nou with a one-goal lead, many teams would be tempted to, in the famous words of Jose Mourinho, “park the bus” and play for a draw...

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  3. Carmelo Anthony Trade: What Does the Melo Deal Mean for the Knicks?

    Finally, after months of speculation, the wait is over. Carmelo Anthony is a New York Knickerbocker. A deal was struck late last night that saw Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Shelden ...

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  4. 2011 UEFA Champions League: Five Lessons We Learned from Arsenal vs. Barcelona

    Twenty four hours on, the dust is just about settling from the explosive encounter between Arsenal and FC Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League tie at the Emirates last night...

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  5. Ray Allen and Jerry Sloan: A Record-Breaking Day in the NBA

    Ray Allen may be an NBA veteran, but he was only 13 years old when Jerry Sloan became the coach of the Utah Jazz...

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  6. Enrique, Morgan and Johnson: The Potent Mix of Footballers and Twitter

    Last year, in my mind at least, was the year of Twitter. Just take a look at the statistics; over 100 million new users last year alone, as well as a staggering 25 billion posts tweeted over that same time period...

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  7. World Football: The Top 25 Players of 2010

    2010 has been a very special year for football, and can be summed up in one word; historic. Top of the list has to be Spain winning their first ever World Cup trophy at the first ever World Cup on African soil...

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  8. Barcelona Humiliate Madrid With Five-Goal Clasico Victory

    You put plans in place, you work hard leading up to the game and you hope that everything comes together on the night. You never expect things to turn out quite like that...

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  9. Barcelona vs. Real Madrid El Clasico Preview: Four Key Battles

    With El Clasico almost upon us, there have been opinions voiced from every side as to who is likely to come out on top in one of the most anticipated matches in recent memory...

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  10. La Liga Transfer Gossip: FC Barcelona's January Shopping List

    With the recently agreed deal to sign Dutch international Ibrahim Afellay from PSV Eindhoven confirmed to go through on January 1st, attention now turns to the other potential targets for Barca during this upcoming transfer window...

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  11. Barcelona's Brilliance Too Much for Getafe: Report and Player Ratings

    Fifteen minutes. A quarter hour of brilliance between the 20th and 35th minutes was all it took for Barcelona to score two, have another two disallowed and remind the world that ...

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  12. La Liga: The Top 25 Players

    Picking the top 25 players in La Liga is no easy task. For a start, when looking at the league that possesses more talent than any other in the world, how do you limit the list to ...

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  13. NBA Preseason Power Rankings: Eastern Conference

    This week sees the start of the 2010-11 NBA season, which is without doubt the most anticipated NBA campaign in history...

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  14. NBA Preseason Power Rankings: Eastern Conference No. 1 to No. 8

    1. Miami Heat There’s no doubt about it: As soon as LeBron decided to "take his talents to South Beach" and join forces with Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh, the Heat cemented their place as the NBA’s most talked-about team...

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  15. La Liga Week 8 Roundup: Madrid Hit Racing for Six, Depor and Zara Still Winless

    Real Madrid 6 – 1 Racing Santander Cristiano Ronaldo scored four goals as Real Madrid smashed six past Racing Santander and maintained their position at the top of La Liga...

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  16. La Liga Week 7 Roundup: Barca Beats Valencia, Madrid Go Top

    Barcelona 2 – 1 Valencia A scintillating second half display saw Barcelona come from behind to beat La Liga leaders Valencia and moved above them into top spot, albeit for a couple of hours...

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  17. Barca Beat Valencia Thanks to "El Capitan" Carles Puyol

    A scintillating second-half display saw Barcelona come from behind to claim a 2-1 victory over La Liga leaders Valencia and move above them into top spot, albeit for a couple of hours...

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  18. La Liga Week 6 Roundup: Barca Stumble While Madrid Gain Pace

    Real Zaragoza 2-2 Sporting Gijon A second-half double from Florent Sinama-Pongolle saw 10-man Real Zaragoza come from 2-0 down and rescue a point at home to Sporting Gijon...

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  19. Spanish Clubs in Europe: Matchday 2

    Auxerre 0 - 1 Real Madrid Angel di Maria came off the bench to fire in the winner for Madrid in a hard-fought tie away in France on Tuesday night...

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  20. La Liga's Top Ten Strikers

    Drawing up a list of the top ten strikers in La Liga is a tricky task, mainly because of the abundance of attacking talent in the league...

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  21. La Liga Week 5 Roundup: Valencia and Barca Win Away While Madrid Draw a Blank

    Sporting Gijon 0 – 2 Valencia Two goals in the first ten minutes made it a comfortable evening for Valencia as they took all three points to move clear at the top of La Liga...

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  22. La Liga Preview: Athletic Bilbao v FC Barcelona: Barca Face Basque Battle

    A trip to the Basque country is tough at the best of times, but heading to the San Mamés without Lionel Messi for their third game in seven days makes this Barca’s biggest test of the season so far...

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  23. La Liga Preview Valencia vs. Atletico Madrid: Battle for Third Place?

    Valencia host Atletico Madrid at the Mestalla tonight looking to continue their 100% record and regain top spot in La Liga...

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  24. La Liga Preview Barcelona vs. Sporting Gijon: Have Gijon Given Up Already?

    Travelling to the Nou Camp to face FC Barcelona is a tough task at the best of times, but choosing to field a reserve side surely diminishes whatever already slim chances Sporting Gijon had of winning...

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  25. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Five Reasons Defences Are on Top

    A couple of days off between the quarterfinals and semifinals gives us a chance to reflect on what has happened so far across the 60 games of World Cup action we have enjoyed up to now...

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