Luis Suárez, On Chronic Biting: At Least I Never Bit Anyone's Ear Off!

You have to give it to Luis Suárez for at least one thing: the guy is not afraid to be honest, even if it makes him sound like a crazy man defending his own sanity. Judging from some excerpts in Sport from his new autobiography, the book is nowhere near the typical athlete's mid-career hagiography. » 11/12/14 2:54pm 11/12/14 2:54pm

The Worst Punishment For Luis Suárez Is Forcing Him To Play Teenagers

The worst part of Luis Suárez's suspension for the player himself probably hasn't been the jokes about his cannibalistic supervillain image, nor missing out on the early parts of this promising Barcelona season, nor the weekly adulation from tens of thousands of fans he used to receive whenever he stepped on the pitch… » 9/24/14 6:02pm 9/24/14 6:02pm

Kosovo Club Offers Luis Suárez Chance To Play During FIFA Ban

Had you heard of K.F. Hajvalia out of Kosovo? Nah? Well, now you have. The Kosovan Superleague club offered Luis Suárez a contract to play for peanuts during the four-month, worldwide ban imposed by FIFA for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini. Kosovo, while part of the world, obviously, isn't fully recognized by FIFA… » 6/30/14 10:33pm 6/30/14 10:33pm

Luis Suarez Apologizes For Biting

Luis Suarez, despite being sent home from the World Cup for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini, was hailed as a conquering hero in Uruguay, unjustly done in by a biased FIFA and, somehow, the English media. But now Suarez has sort-of owned up in his first public statement since the incident, apologizing to Chiellini for… » 6/30/14 2:07pm 6/30/14 2:07pm

People In Rio Are Doing Funny Things With A Luis Suárez Billboard

There's a billboard in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach featuring Luis Suárez screaming at something, and it probably looked really intense until Suárez bit someone (again). After he reverted to his bitey ways, many beachgoers took the opportunity to reenact the bizarre shoulder bite with the ad. » 6/26/14 3:03pm 6/26/14 3:03pm

Bruce Springsteen On Luis Suárez: "Biting Has No Place In Sports"

TMZ ran into The Boss in New York on Tuesday and asked his opinion on Luis Suárez cannibalizing his fellow players. One might assume that Bruce Springsteen is, across the board, not in favor of biting in sports, even the ones he's not totally familiar with. He has been following the World Cup "a bit," he says, so he… » 6/25/14 11:46pm 6/25/14 11:46pm

The Gross Things Caused By Human Bite Wounds

I was sitting in my office yesterday, not watching the World Cup, when I came across a tweet by my friend: "It's kind of fun that the third-best player in the world is just definitely insane," it said. A moment later, I was watching Luis Suárez, Uruguay's star forward, take a bite out of Italian defender Giorgio… » 6/25/14 2:46pm 6/25/14 2:46pm

FIFA Opens Disciplinary Proceeding Against Luis Suárez, The Biter

FIFA will invite Luis Suárez to defend himself against fairly overwhelming evidence that he straight-up bit a dude during a World Cup match. Under regulations regarding player misconduct against other players and non-0fficials and/or more general rules of decorum in the disciplinary code, FIFA has given Suarez and… » 6/25/14 12:52am 6/25/14 12:52am

Luis Suárez Bites A Guy And Gamblers Rejoice

A reputation is firmly in place when you can place a bet based on it. Luis Suárez is now a more notorious biter than Mike Tyson, and before he was even able to snack on Giorgio Chiellini, people with serious gambling problems could wager whether or not he would bite someone in this World Cup. Several such addicts took… » 6/24/14 8:11pm 6/24/14 8:11pm

The Many Crimes Of Luis Suárez, Soccer's Notorious Supervillain

The beauty of the World Cup—for Americans, at least—is that it exposes so many viewers to the nuances and enjoyments of an unfamiliar sport. This tournament has awoken the typical American sports fan to jaw-dropping goals, spectacular individual displays, unbridled joy followed by crushing disappointment, and now,… » 6/24/14 7:18pm 6/24/14 7:18pm

Alvaro Negredo's Goal Won Man City The Biggest Game Of The Season

Whenever you have, coming into today's games, six teams within six points of the league leaders, nearly every week will bring a matchup that seems like the Game of the Season. But while many of those earlier competitions ended up being cagey affairs with both sides playing to avoid defeat, today's Manchester City vs.… » 12/26/13 4:55pm 12/26/13 4:55pm