Fail Friday Follies: Top 100 cringe-worthy amateur soccer snafus (keep your eye on the ball)

April 28th, 2017|

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Motivated by dreams of becoming the next Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, tens of thousands of kids have at one time or another kicked […]

Lessons in sport: Remember when Muhammad Ali and George Foreman duked it out in Zaire?

April 27th, 2017|

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How good are you at deciphering visual sports puzzles? Instagram user @lessonsinsport has rendered another batch of stark graphics that hint at legendary sports […]

Kante Facts: Ten things you didn’t know about Chelsea star N’Golo Kante

April 25th, 2017|

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Other than the fact that he once played on the same FIFA 17 team as famed gamer KSI, how much do you really know […]

Lionel Messi-Bojan Krkic and other soccer stars you didn’t know were related

April 7th, 2017|

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In an earlier piece we looked at the little-known siblings of soccer stars, but here we take a look at famous footballers that are […]

Blake Griffin’s “Tearaway Pants” and the best poetry from each sport

March 24th, 2017|

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If Blake Griffin weren’t known as a hoopster, his name would be perfectly suited for a slam poet’s stage persona — a mashup of […]

Watch a water-filled soccer ball collide with Dan’s face in fantastically slow motion

March 23rd, 2017|

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In 2010, Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy made a super-slow motion video of Gruchy getting smacked in the side of the head with a […]

Soccer tykes: Can you identify Robin van Persie, Mario Balotelli and Neymar as kids?

March 18th, 2017|

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With their images plastered everywhere from train station ceilings to ferris wheels you might think it would be impossible not to recognize the world’s […]

Goalkeeper cat’s paw-some skills rival those of Gianluigi Buffon and Iker Casillas

March 8th, 2017|

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In George Orwell’s dystopian novella Animal Farm, sheep bleat out the slogan, “Four legs good, two legs bad!” Later, Napolean, the dictatorial pig, decrees, […]

Occupational hazard: KSI plays FIFA 17 with Chelsea FC stars Eden Hazard, Kurt Zouma and more

February 28th, 2017|

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YouTuber KSI sat down with six Chelsea FC players from the first-team squad for a friendly game of FIFA 17. Before the game got […]

Do you know which team your favorite soccer star supported as a kid?

February 21st, 2017|

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You probably can name all the clubs your favorite soccer player has played for, but do you know which team he supported as a […]

Everything you didn’t know about Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

January 27th, 2017|

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Just knowing the basics about soccer star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang requires a degree in geography. Born in Laval, France to Gabonese parents, he starred for […]

Kings of Instagram: Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Lionel Messi tops in followers

January 17th, 2017|

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One of the surest ways to gauge the relative popularity of various soccer players is to compare how many Instagram followers they have. While […]