1. Champions League 2008: Analyzing One of the Most Iconic Shootouts in History

    Ignacio Palacios-Huerta is not exactly a name commonly associated with world football. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he went on to become a recognized economist and distinguished ...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 3,410 reads 7 comments

  2. Arsenal Transfer Rumours Include Romelu Lukaku, Gary Cahill and John O'Shea

    With the departures of Nasri, Clichy and Fabregas rumored to be imminent, Arsenal have some big shoes to fill this transfer season. But don't think for a second that they aren't already hot on the heels of some big signings of their own...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 1,690 reads 7 comments

  3. EPL: Bolton Wanderers Sign Swansea City's Darren Pratley to Four Year Contract

    The BBC has confirmed today that the Bolton Wanderers have signed Swansea City star midfielder Darren Pratley to a four-year contract, adding a renowned talent to their roster, while leaving the Swans swimming...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 120 reads 0 comments

  4. EPL: Tottenham Link to United States U-17 Star, Marc Pelosi, Grows Stronger

    Following a strong personal performance for the US side in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, several major European clubs are keeping close tabs on American midfielder Marc Pelosi, including his own favorite club, Tottenham Hotspur...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 778 reads 0 comments

  5. LA Galaxy: 5 Reasons the Sounders Will Not Defeat LA This 4th of July

    It seems inevitable, at this point. With Donovan Ricketts out with a broken arm, and Josh Saunders serving a red-card suspension, surely the Seattle Sounders are the easy favorites ...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 303 reads 1 comments

  6. Liverpool Transfer Rumors: U.S. Under-17 Star Marc Pelosi

    In the midst of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup currently underway in Mexico, Liverpool FC is keeping a close eye on at least one prospect for a potential signing: speedy American midfielder Marc Pelosi...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 126 reads 13 comments

  7. EPL: Would You Like To See Arsenal's Samir Nasri at Tottenham?

    Mid-way through the Premier League season, Arsenal 's French star in midfield, Samir Nasri , gave an interview that left Gunners fans feeling disgruntled, to say the least...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 977 reads 3 comments

  8. Tottenham: Dos Santos Claims to Have Some Offers Following Gold Cup

    After a strong performance and a game-sealing goal against the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final this past weekend, Mexican International Giovani dos Santos is weighing his options for leaving Tottenham as offers begin coming in...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 1,116 reads 12 comments

  9. 6 of the Most Impressive Runs from Obscurity to Premiership in EPL

    English football still takes a lot of criticism for its long history of "Big Four" dominance, with vocal supporters of smaller clubs wondering if they'll ever have a legitimate shot at the ultimate English title...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 1,345 reads 5 comments

  10. Rumors Spread Quickly About Bradley's Future with USMNT After Federation Comment

    The recent CONCACAF Gold Cup was a tough tournament to measure, and to swallow, for the U.S. Men, having qualified as far as the tournament final, only to lose a 2-0 lead to Mexico by allowing four unanswered goals...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 980 reads 9 comments

  11. Fucito Scores Two Against Kitsap Pumas as Sounders Begin Road to Third Open Cup

    The Seattle Sounders took their first step toward claiming a third consecutive Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup title on Tuesday night, in front of over 3,800 fans at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, Washington...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 76 reads 1 comments

  12. EPL: After First Season at Tottenham, Van Der Vaart "In Love" with Spurs

    In a recent interview, Tottenham Hotspur 's dazzling free-kick and long-range specialist, Rafael van der Vaart , revealed details on how he ended up in North London, how he feels about the club now and what the future might hold...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 472 reads 1 comments

  13. EPL: Swansea City Keen for Success, Rejects Newcastle United Bid for Neil Taylor

    It's been an exciting six years for Swansea City AFC, having battled from the lowest tier of English football to the very top, all culminating in one of the most exciting playoff matches for Premiership in recent memory...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 120 reads 1 comments

  14. LA Galaxy: Mike Magee Gets Player of the Week, Leaves Seattle Sounders Wondering

    It may have been one of the goofiest moments of the season, directly following one of the most infuriating and controversial...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 77 reads 1 comments

  15. Sports in America: Four Ways MLB, NBA, and NFL Differ from the Rest of the World

    Let's face it, Americans love their sports. We need our sports. Crave them. We live our lives in close, blissful (or not so blissful) harmony with our favorite leagues, teams, and athletes...

    Sean Babcock Written by Sean Babcock about 3 years ago 307 reads 2 comments