1. FC Barcelona: 21 Questions We'd Love to Ask Xavi

    It's every sports fan's dream to sit down with their sports hero and ask him or her a few questions. As a columnist, asking questions to athletes is part of the job. But we columnists/writers are still fans as well...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about almost 2 years ago 10,762 reads 19 comments

  2. Jordi Alba: How Barcelona Can Get the Best Out of Their New Signing

    FC Barcelona secured one of the cornerstones of their defensive future this summer with the signing of Jordi Alba . The 23-year-old Catalan returned home from Valencia on June 28 after both clubs reached a transfer fee agreement of €14 million...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 7,960 reads 12 comments

  3. Why FC Barcelona Will Have Real Madrid's Number in La Liga Next Season

    La Liga is coming back soon. And for FC Barcelona and their fans, it can’t come soon enough. El Blaugrana will look to win its fourth Liga title in five years and their 22 nd Liga title in their proud history in 2012-13...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 13,751 reads 53 comments

  4. LA Lakers: Dwight Howard Would Mark the Beginning of a New Laker Era

    "The Indecision" and the "Dwightmare" would be a fantasy come to reality for Mitch Kupchak, coach Mike Brown, and all of the Los Angeles Lakers organization and fans...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 14,282 reads 27 comments

  5. FC Barcelona: Time to Give Marc Bartra & Marc Muniesa a Shot to Be the New CB

    La Masia has provided a long list of talented players since its inception. Where would FC Barcelona be without its mentoring program and philosophy on how to play football? ...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 4,433 reads 17 comments

  6. Steve Nash and Others Pay Tribute to Lionel Messi

    It's the offseason, but Lionel Messi 's name keeps coming up and is praised by others in the sports world...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 11,678 reads 30 comments

  7. FC Barcelona: 2012-13 Season Schedule & El Clasico Dates Released

    FC Barcelona is looking to take the crown from Real Madrid 's head in 2012-13. On Tuesday, La Liga announced their 2012-13 season schedule. FC Barcelona will look to make it four Liga titles in five years, now with Tito Vilanova at the helm...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 3,606 reads 9 comments

  8. FC Barcelona Transfers: 6 Players They'd Pursue If Fans Ran the Team

    July is in full swing and you know what that means: transfer frenzy has begun for many teams in world football...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 17,847 reads 31 comments

  9. FC Barcelona: Lionel Messi on the Cover of FIFA 13

    Lionel Messi is the best footballer on Earth. And now he will finally be on the cover of the best and most popular sports video game on Earth. Messi will grace the cover of FIFA 13 , which is scheduled for release in late September...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 12,990 reads 24 comments

  10. FC Barcelona: Why Vilanova Should've Pushed to Sign Mats Hummels This Summer

    After a miserable defensive season in 2011-12, FC Barcelona has made rebuilding the defense its number one priority this offseason...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 529 reads 41 comments

  11. Euro 2012: Tricampeones & a Dynasty! Final Power Ranking the Spain Players

    Spain: officially a dynasty! It wasn't even close as La Furia Roja cruised to a 4-0 win over Italy in the Euro 2012 final. Andres Iniesta lead the way on offense, as his playmaking caused trouble for the Italian defenders...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 2,515 reads 12 comments

  12. FC Barcelona Transfer News: FC Barcelona Signs Jordi Alba

    After many months of speculation, rumors, and back-and-forth negotiations, Jordi Alba is finally coming home. FC Barcelona and Valencia CF have agreed on the transfer of left-back Jordi Alba to Barcelona for a fee of €14 million...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 16,023 reads 34 comments

  13. Euro 2012: Ranking Barcelona's Players Thus Far

    Spain are looking good so far to win their second straight European championship as La Furia Roja take on Portugal in the semifinals of Euro 2012 on Wednesday...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 7,050 reads 14 comments

  14. Spain vs. France: Rating the Spanish Players in Euro 2012 Quarterfinal

    Spain looked like the Spain we all have come to love as La Furia Roja controlled the ball possession, got the lead and frustrated the opponent, in this case France, and defeated Les Bleus by a 2-0 score...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 900 reads 3 comments

  15. FC Barcelona Transfer News: Tracking Latest Rumors, News & Updates 6/19/12

    Alright, it's time to get you updated on the latest FC Barcelona rumors and news. Some of the topics include: A New Goalkeeper Being Looked At Barça Looking For a ...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 26,531 reads 19 comments

  16. Spain v Republic of Ireland: Rating the Spanish Players in Euro 2012 Group C

    Well, that was more like it, Spain. La Furia Roja played like the defending European and World champions as they took care of the Republic of Ireland 4-0 in their second group stage game in Euro 2012 on Thursday...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 2,238 reads 7 comments

  17. 5 Ways Lionel Messi Can Build on a Monster 2011-12

    Lionel Andres Messi had arguably the greatest individual season in football history. Messi shattered various records, including scoring a mind-blowing 73 goals and 29 assists in all competitions...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 15,504 reads 21 comments

  18. Spain vs. Italy: Grading the Spanish Players in Euro 2012 Group C

    Spain finally got their turn to go to work on defending their European championship at Euro 2012 on Sunday, as they opened up against Italy...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 4,961 reads 7 comments

  19. FC Barcelona: 25 Questions We'd Love to Ask Lionel Messi

    What if we, the sports fan, could sit down and ask our favorite footballers a question or two? As a columnist, asking questions to athletes is part of the job. But we columnists/writers are still fans as well...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 17,290 reads 65 comments

  20. FC Barcelona, La Liga Get New Television Home in the US

    If you live in the United States, get ready to watch FC Barcelona , Real Madrid and the rest of La Liga on a different channel. Beginning in August, La Liga will have a new home in the U...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 32,679 reads 73 comments

  21. FC Barcelona Transfer News: Tracking Latest Rumors, News and Updates

    Alright, it’s time to catch up on the latest FC Barcelona news and rumors from this past week. Some of the topics include: Cristian Tello saying goodbye to Barcelona? ...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 25,299 reads 49 comments

  22. Euro 2012: Spain's Official 23-Man Squad Selected

    On Sunday morning, Vicente Del Bosque announced the names of the 23 players he will take with him to represent Spain for Euro 2012 ...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 14,605 reads 43 comments

  23. Euro 2012 Spain Commentary: Who Would I Take to Euro 2012?

    Spain are one of the, if not main, favorites to win the European championship. This Sunday, Vicente del Bosque will announce his final 23-man squad for Euro 2012 ...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 22,196 reads 86 comments

  24. Euro 2012: David Villa Is out for Spain for Euro 2012

    FC Barcelona and Spanish National Team striker David Villa will not play at Euro 2012 . The news came late Tuesday evening in Spain...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 7,031 reads 4 comments

  25. The New FC Barcelona 2012-13 Jerseys Are Here!

    Well, they're finally here! The new FC Barcelona kits were unveiled Tuesday afternoon. The presentation was made at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona...

    Xoel Cardenas Written by Xoel Cardenas about 2 years ago 40,468 reads 65 comments