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What Tim Cahill's Wondergoal Sounded Like In Australia

Australia's national broadcaster SBS gave us a treat yesterday: an inset of announcer Craig Foster going nuts on Tim Cahill's outstanding equalizer against Netherlands yesterday. Australia had a lot to cheer for at the moment, but so did Chile and the other countries who scored goals on Wednesday. Here's all of them,… » 6/19/14 12:23pm 6/19/14 12:23pm

The New Best Place For An Outdoor Hockey Game: A Roman Amphitheater

Yes, yes, the next Winter Classic will be at the Big House, and it'll look great with 120,000 freezing and screaming fans. Do you realize we're falling desperately behind the Europeans in the all-important "playing sports where sports aren't meant to be played" race? Why, just last month, a Russian minor league » 6/19/12 11:25am 6/19/12 11:25am

Two Croatian Government Workers Are In Trouble For Flashing Everyone At…

Croatia took a vital three points from Ireland over the weekend, sending fans into spasms of joy and occasional nudity. Now two women face losing their jobs after photos of them baring their chests at Sunday's match—including one of an Irish fan licking one woman's breasts—have been seen by pretty much the entire… » 6/13/12 11:05am 6/13/12 11:05am

Polish Riot Police Vs. Croatian Hooligans—Who Ya Got?

We knew Polish police came prepared for Euro 2012, pants-pissing sound cannons and all. And we expected Eastern European fans to make trouble, because that's what they do. (UEFA has already opened an investigation into racist abuse from Russian fans.) But it turns out our first battle in the streets came at the… » 6/11/12 9:40am 6/11/12 9:40am