Copa America 2015 Preview

Of all of FIFA’s major tournaments, Copa America may be the most underrated. Every four years CONMEBOL’s premier competition flies under the radar, with viewing confined to clandestine computer streams and practically unsearchable destinations in the deepest reaches of the cable galaxy. What most of the world is missing is a beautiful display of grit, unparalleled style

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Champions League XI 2014-2015

As Europe’s premier competition comes to a close, we look back at this year’s standouts an assemble our very own Team of the Tournament. GK: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) It’s hard to punish Manuel Neuer for the avalanche he endured as the stars aligned when Pep’s atrocious tactics met the best offensive team of the modern

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United Watch: The busy summer ahead

At 12am on July 1st, the British transfer window will open officially. By then many moves will be all but complete, only necessitating fresh ink on weeks old paper. The summer transfer window always incites a magnificent flurry of player movement, with news about the beautiful game being consumed at pornographic levels on the world wide

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The Outspoken One

Jose Mourinho has never left much to the imagination. The Portugese manager answers every question with a candid response, and only refuses to comment when he says his answer will get him in hot water. The most outspoken manager in the game has, to the surprise of few, crossed another line before any of his contemporaries.

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Season Recap: Chelsea

For the second straight year, the best football in England was being played in SW6. Since the Special One’s return, there has been little doubt who the resident favorites are to grab the premier league title. Last year the blues dropped points at crucial times to vastly inferior opponents, allowing the title to slip (pun

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Weekly Viewing Guide: April 3rd- April 9th

Our Weekend Schedule Saturday 4/4 7:45 Arsenal vs. Liverpool NBCSN 10:00 Manchester United vs. Aston Villa NBCSN 12:30 Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich GolTV 2:55 Juventus vs. Empoli BeIN Sports Sunday 4/5 8:30 Burnley vs. Tottenham NBCSN 11:00 Sunderland vs. Newcastle NBCSN 1:00 Real Madrid vs. Granada BeIN Sports 2:55 Marseille vs. PSG BeIN Sports

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The World XI: April 2015

Our staff will weigh in monthly on who they believe are currently the best players across the globe at their respective positions. (3-4-3) GK: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich/Germany) CB: John Terry (Chelsea/England) CB: Gerard Pique (Barcelona/Spain) CB: David Alaba (Bayern Munich/Austria) CM: Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea/Spain) CM: Kevin De Bruyne (Wolfsburg/Belgium) RM: Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich/Netherlands) LM: Eden Hazard

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The World XI: March 2015

Our staff will weigh in monthly on who they believe are currently the best players across the globe at their respective positions. This iteration was the most straightforward of all our efforts, with most of our selections performing above and beyond. There are new faces, and their staying power is up for debate. Right now, however,

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