1. World Cup 2010: Team of the Tournament

    Well, it is over. And boy, was it ever fun! Sure, it may not have been the best World Cup to look at, with all the defensive football and low-scoring games, but just like every world cup, it was memorable in so many ways...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about 4 years ago 760 reads 1 comments

  2. Why Jose Mourinho to Real Madrid Makes Sense

    Inter's 2-0 Champions League Final win was, quite simply, dominant. It's a hard concept to grasp if one looks at the match stats and sees that the Italian side had a mere 30 percent of possession...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 4 years ago 974 reads 5 comments

  3. The Cesc Situation: Digging The Truth Out of The Headlines

    If you are an Arsenal fan, the reports that Cesc is ready to leave the Gunners and move "back home" to Barcelona have probably cast a shadow of doubt on the direction of the club and the state of affairs within it...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 4 years ago 563 reads 37 comments

  4. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Going for Six: Analyzing Brazil's World Cup Squad

    Yesterday Brazilian boss Dunga chose his 23-men World Cup squad and the seven provisional players who could be called up to fill any void left by injury...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 4 years ago 1,828 reads 4 comments

  5. The Start Of Something Special: Why the Brasileirão Is the World's Best League

    The end of the European football season for many is the end of the football year; the next three months usually involve waffling through newspaper reports trying to figure out who's coming and who's going...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 4 years ago 273 reads 6 comments

  6. Arsenal Roundup: Arsene's Shopping List, Rosicky, FA Cup Talk

    After today's match against Bolton, we finally make up for the game missed early in the season and hopefully come three points closer to Chelsea...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 4 years ago 1,896 reads 3 comments

  7. Arsene Wenger: The Master Economist

    With Arsene Wenger completing 13 years with Arsenal I wanted to do a tribute article but, in doing so, one thing became ever so clear, Arsene has become a master of this money-centric world we ...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about almost 5 years ago 1,224 reads 9 comments

  8. An Open Letter To F.C. Barcelona: Back Off From Cesc

    Dear Mr. Laporta, Begiristain, and Guardiola, First off I'd like to state that I have been a supporter of your club for a long time and still am. F.C...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about almost 5 years ago 1,612 reads 56 comments

  9. EPL 2009-10: What We Have Learned So Far

    This break in the EPL season gives us a perfect opportunity to sit back and analyze the year so far. From the good (lots of scoring), the bad (Portsmouth, Hull) to the ugly (Adebayor's antics, ...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about almost 5 years ago 434 reads 14 comments

  10. Cougars Pull It Off and Cowboys, Tide Roll: College Football Week One Recap

    Week one has come and gone and left us with a pile of unanswered questions, expectations, and bodies (the latter courtesy of one LeGarrette Blount)...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about 5 years ago 387 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking USC's Top Rivals As of Right Now

    With Notre Dame and UCLA hitting rough patches the past few years, I went researching to find USC's biggest rivals as of right now? I considered results in the past 5 years, and how these results impacted the Trojans' seasons...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about 5 years ago 1,137 reads 4 comments

  12. WEC 41 Preview: Brown vs. Faber 2

    This Sunday night, one of the most anticipated fights of the year will take place in Sacramento, Calif. It's the WEC Featherweight championship, and I can't wait for it. The main card, a rematch of WEC 36 last Nov...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 5 years ago 497 reads 0 comments

  13. USC Football to Play Hawaii in 2012-2013

    USC's athletic director Mike Garrett announced this past Wednesday that USC and Hawai'i would play a home and home during the 2012-2013 seasons. That is great news for college football fans...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 5 years ago 88 reads 2 comments

  14. Gators' Resilience, Defense Helps Florida Outlast Oklahoma in BCS Championship

    Legend has it that when Paul "Bear" Bryant went to a recruit to try to lure him to play for Alabama he would say, "Son, do you wanna win? Then come to Alabama." Urban Meyer may be able to bring in recruits using the same line...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 5 years ago 604 reads 19 comments

  15. Why the Utah Utes Should Win the AP National Championship

    The BCS champion will be crowned on Jan. 8, that is already determined. However, after tonight's performance, one question must be asked...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 5 years ago 2,114 reads 59 comments

  16. NFL Week 17: Philadelphia Eagles Get Help Then Take Care of Business

    After last week’s lost to the Redskins, the first thing I did was go to the NFL’s website to figure out how the heck my beloved Eagles could make it into the playoffs...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about over 5 years ago 280 reads 3 comments

  17. College Football: Breaking Down the BCS Bowl Games

    So here we go. The regular season is over and the bowl season is set to begin. There's no more room for whining, no more time to make the cases for your teams. Now it's all about the games, the way football should always be...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about almost 6 years ago 979 reads 0 comments

  18. Myron Rolle: A Breath of Fresh Air in the World of College Football

    This past Saturday, the Florida State Seminoles scored an important victory, beating the Maryland Terrapins 37-3 and keeping their hopes of an ACC Coastal Championship alive. But the school's biggest win came outside of the football field...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about almost 6 years ago 529 reads 0 comments

  19. College Football: Oklahoma Throws a Wrench into BCS Machine

    Why couldn’t it just be simple? Oklahoma’s 65-21 thumping of Texas Tech on Saturday night makes the BCS, once again, painfully confusing to figure out...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about almost 6 years ago 296 reads 4 comments

  20. College Football: Handicaping Each Contenders Chances of Reaching the Title Game

    Week 11 provided us collge football fans with some, say, closure. Penn State's loss cleared the way to what most fans believe is the rightful national title matchup, a Big 12 vs. SEC showdown...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about almost 6 years ago 538 reads 6 comments

  21. Colleg Football Week 9: Big Matchups, Big Stadiums, Big Stakes

    The college football season so far has been filled with surprises (Ball State; really?), disappointments (Auburn, Clemson, West Va.) and great games (Texas-Oklahoma, Ole Miss-Florida) but this week is shaping up to be the best one yet...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about almost 6 years ago 228 reads 0 comments

  22. Michael Phelps: The Best Sports Story of the Past Four Years

    We all know of Michael Phelps' great accomplishments throughout these Olympic Games—the eight gold medals, the seven world records, the close finishes, and the dominant races. I am not here to elaborate on those, but to try to prove a point...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about 6 years ago 674 reads 1 comments

  23. Open-Mic: All Time College Football Team. Part One, The Offense.

    When I received an e-mail from Bleacher Report about the latest open-mic article (All-time teams), many thoughts crossed my mind. An all-time Red Sox team, all-time USC team, an all-time Philadelphia Eagles team...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about 6 years ago 518 reads 2 comments

  24. Why I Love College Football, in a Few Short Sentences

    Ah, the summertime. Sunshine, no school, baseball. Who am I kidding? Give me some college football. Don't even ask me how many days are left until it starts. I stopped counting for fear my head was going to explode...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about 6 years ago 1,102 reads 24 comments

  25. College Football: 30 Fearless Predictions for the 2008 Season

    The 2008 college football season can't come soon enough. NCAA Football 09 is great, but I need the real thing. With that in mind, I came up with 30 predictions for the 2008 season. 1. The SEC will be really good this year, again...

    Gustavo Destro Written by Gustavo Destro about 6 years ago 10,899 reads 58 comments