Lionel Messi Turns Two Defenders Into Larry And Moe

Look at the image above. It appears to show two well-positioned Paraguayan defenders on the cusp of shepherding the ball away from Lionel Messi. Now, watch the video below, where Messi skips past one, nutmegs the other, and generally jukes them so hard that they crash into each other, left helpless on the grass as… » 7/01/15 2:29pm Wednesday 2:29pm

"An Absolute Glitterbomb": Chile Takes Lead On Long-Distance Golazo

Chile launched Estadio Nacional into ecstasy when Edu Vargas landed an unreal screamer to put the host side up 2-1 on Peru just minutes after Gary Medel had equalized for the Peruvians in the Copa America semifinal. As you might expect, it sent beIN announcer Ray Hudson into orgasmic screams. » 6/29/15 9:01pm Monday 9:01pm

Jordan Spieth Wins U.S. Open After Dustin Johnson Three-Putts 18

After a weekend of gripes about the state of Chambers Bay and the difficulty of the course, Jordan Spieth delivered a masterful second shot on the par-5 18th hole, one that played the wild geometry of the green like a putt-putt course and set the reigning Masters champion up for a two-putt birdie that awarded him… » 6/21/15 10:29pm 6/21/15 10:29pm

Monster Truck Pulls Off Double Backflip

Monster truck driver Tom Meents pulled off a double backflip tonight at Gillette Stadium, something which is apparently a pretty big deal (Meents failed on his previous three attempts) and looks pretty cool, regardless. Like most Monster Jam events, it’s another example of destroying an automobile in the most… » 6/20/15 8:08pm 6/20/15 8:08pm

Germany Kill Off Sweden With Sliding Circus Shot Goal

And thus the German machine charges on. Germany dominated Sweden for nearly the entire 90 minutes in the Round of 16, save a brief spell late on when, leading 3-0, Sweden threatened to make a game of it by scoring once and spurning a golden 1 v. 1 with the keeper. Nevertheless, Germany came right back to squelch any… » 6/20/15 6:01pm 6/20/15 6:01pm

A Goalie Goal For The Portland Thorns!

Even with most of the league’s star players busy with that little event in Canada right now, the NWSL has continued unabated. In German keeper Nadine Angerer’s absence, Michelle Betos has stepped up for the Portland Thorns, saving goals and even scoring the tying one herself deep into stoppage time against FC Kansas… » 6/20/15 10:51am 6/20/15 10:51am