Bayern Munich's Injury Crisis Has Gotten Truly Ridiculous

I can picture Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola hunched over in his kitchen, still dressed in one of his typically immaculate suits, a couple buttons undone and his tie hastily loosened, remarking aloud about his team’s debilitating injury crisis this season. “Just when I thought we were out, they pull us back in.” »4/29/15 1:43pm4/29/15 1:43pm

Robben Almost Strikes Again; Netherlands And Costa Rica Go To Extra Time

Robben went down very easily on this run—though perhaps he took a tiny shot to the pelotas?—and earned the Netherlands a free kick late in the game. Costa Rica were immediately unimpressed and called it a dive, but the ref showed yellow, anyway. Wesley Sneijder stepped up to take the shot and blasted it off the… »7/05/14 6:08pm7/05/14 6:08pm

Arjen Robben Apologizes For His Dive (But Not That Dive)

Arjen Robben blatantly dove multiple times in the Netherlands' comeback win over Mexico. He was also fouled multiple times. These happenings were not necessarily concurrent, though on certain plays they were, and they appeared to be on the final, fatal penalty call in the box. That's an unsatisfying summation of… »6/30/14 9:04am6/30/14 9:04am