1. FC Barcelona: Gareth Bale and His Perfect Fit at the Camp Nou

    Barcelona's meteoric rise to greatness in the past few decades has been entertaining and impressive to watch and be a part of. Their roster is nothing short of spectacular...

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  2. English Football: Ranking the Professional London-Based Clubs by Division

    The English Premier League as a whole is quite possibly the most challenging and exciting football league in the entire world. I say 'quite possibly' because some soccer fanatics also consider Spain's La Liga to be elite as well...

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  3. NHL Playoffs 2012: Predicting Sunday's Winners and Losers

    The NHL playoffs have been nothing short of amazing until this point and it's only getting better. This Sunday we have some important matchups. It's possible we'll see a Western Conference powerhouse fall into a 3-0 series deficit...

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  4. Real Madrid: 3 Possible Upsets to Spoil Los Blancos' La Liga Title Chances

    Real Madrid have quite a different scenario from last season. This time around, Barcelona is looking up to Los Blancos, who have a four-point lead in Spain's La Liga...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about over 2 years ago 3,688 reads 10 comments

  5. Giuseppe Rossi: Out for 6 Months After Tearing ACL Again

    Italian forward Giuseppe Rossi has re-injured his right knee , according to ESPN Soccernet, and will be off the pitch for at least six months. It is the second time in about six months that he has torn his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)...

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  6. NHL Playoffs 2012: Who Really Is the Best in the Western Conference?

    The Western Conference had a tight knit year again. Although Vancouver sits atop the West and claims the NHL 's best record with 111 points, there are many teams close behind ready to dethrone the defending Western Conference Champions...

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  7. 2012 NHL Playoffs: 3 Reasons the Stanley Cup Could Avoid the NY Rangers

    New York, New York. The city itself can send chills up your spine. Madison Square Garden is considered "the world's most famous arena." The fans are as faithful and loyal as they come...

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  8. NHL Playoffs 2012: What the Season Series Between Panthers-Devils Showed Us

    It is in fact the most wonderful time of the year; 2012 NHL playoffs are finally underway. Coming into the Eastern Conference No. 3 vs. No...

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  9. FC Barcelona: Eric Abidal Undergoes Liver Transplant

    Barcelona left-back Eric Abidal underwent his liver transplant Tuesday as Barcelona and its supporters paid tribute to their French defender at Camp Nou during the match against Getafe ...

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  10. Clint Dempsey: Is He the Best American-Born Soccer Player Ever?

    Chelsea was pressing on the attack and Fulham was feeling the heat when, in the 44th minute, Chelsea was awarded a penalty, which was converted by Frank Lampard for his 150th league goal...

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  11. Portuguese League: Patricio, Sporting Beat Benfica 1-0 in Lisbon Derby

    Sporting beat Benfica 1-0 in the Lisbon derby of the Portuguese League. The result moves the Lions up to fourth place in the league and leaves the Eagles four points back and that much farther from the title...

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  12. Manchester City & Italy Ponder If Mario Balotelli Is Worth the Risk

    Mario Balotelli , who is no stranger to media attention and controversy, is back at it again. The Italian forward has made headlines in recent weeks, being linked with the "Wayne ...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about over 2 years ago 831 reads 4 comments

  13. Champions League: Chelsea Has Benfica Singing the Blues After Knockout

    LONDON, England—There was no question in 90 percent of the soccer-watching world's minds; Chelsea was going to beat Benfica in the quarterfinal of the UEFA Champions League...

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  14. Anzhi Set to Splurge 300 Million Euros: Are Billionaire Owners Ruining Football?

    FC Anzhi Makhachkala of Russia are reportedly set to spend €300 million Euros in transfers over the next three seasons to make the team one of "Europe's elite" football teams...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about over 2 years ago 2,546 reads 31 comments

  15. Even with Chris Paul on Los Angeles Clippers, Lakers Still Team To Beat in LA

    Finally as we all know, the Chris Paul soap opera is over. Rumors have being floating and lingering since Carmelo Anthony 's wedding a while back about his departure to the New York Knicks ...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about 3 years ago 225 reads 0 comments

  16. Chelsea FC: 5 FC Porto Players That Andre Villas Boas Should Pursue

    Chelsea FC is getting a new face this upcoming transfer period, and coach Andre Villas Boas is going to look at some previous protagonists to his past success...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about 3 years ago 2,033 reads 4 comments

  17. Real Madrid's Loaned Players: Who Makes the Squad Next Season, Who Will Be Sold?

    Real Madrid , like any other team, can only keep so many players on a squad for the season. The grueling process sometimes leaves players to the fate of being loaned...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about 3 years ago 4,628 reads 8 comments

  18. Chelsea FC: Following Liverpool Loss, It Should Consider Selling These Players

    Stamford Bridge has had its highs and lows this season, but it has seen consecutive losses for the first time this decade. Now before we all go blaming Villas-Boas for the losses to Arsenal and Liverpool , we need to look at the squad...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about 3 years ago 1,809 reads 16 comments

  19. Dwayne De Rosario of D.C. United Wins League MVP Award

    Dwayne DeRosario has probably had the most interesting season of any player in the MLS—ever. He has now topped off that season by being named the league's most valuable player...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about 3 years ago 289 reads 1 comments

  20. Manchester City Striker Carlos Tevez Could Be Headed for Italia

    MILAN, Italy Manchester City and Argentine Striker could be well on his way to the San Siro in the January transfer window, with extreme interest from both clubs who call it home...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about 3 years ago 361 reads 2 comments

  21. Iker Casillas Is Spain's Most Capped Player: A Look into the Goalkeepers Glory

    Madrid, Spain -- Iker Casillas is now the player who has represented Spain more times than any other player...

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  22. Portugal Midfielder Carlos Martins Asking for Help for Sick 3-Year-Old Son

    Lisbon, Portugal— Portugal's qualification for the Euro 2012 was not celebrated as originally thought. A big step for the country but with a heavy heart...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about 3 years ago 2,393 reads 1 comments

  23. Euro 2012: Portugal Looks Classy in Qualifying Match Dismantling of Bosnia

    LISBON, Portugal —Cristiano Ronaldo led the Portuguese charge against Bosnia in the second-leg match of the qualification round of Euro 2012...

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  24. MLS Attendance at an All-Time High: Is David Beckham to Thank?

    When David Beckham arrived in Hollywood just four years ago, he brought a few promises along with his Louis Vuitton luggage and his wife, Posh Spice...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about 3 years ago 1,416 reads 2 comments

  25. José Mourinho vs. André Villas Boas: Ranking the 2 Portuguese Coaches

    LONDON, ENGLAND- Jose Mourinho and Andre Villas Boas, two of the arguably best and well known (besides the likes of Carlos Queiroz) Portuguese and International coaches of the world, ...

    Nick L Written by Nick L about over 3 years ago 2,171 reads 3 comments