We’ve Translated This Apoplectic Irish Soccer Fan's Rant For Those Not Fluent In Crazy-Speak

A few weeks ago, Juventus defeated Celtic 3-0 in Champions League play. Soon after, this video of a mildly distressed Celtic fan appeared on the internet. We do not know who this young woman is, and we do not have any idea what she is saying in this video, but we do know that her grief is very real and also very loud. »2/25/13 2:50pm2/25/13 2:50pm

Celtic Manager Neil Lennon Answers Reporter's Phone, Talks To His Wife

Lennon was in a good mood after Celtic's 4-1 win over Hearts on Saturday (maybe even moreso because he was attacked by a Hearts fan a couple years back). So when a reporter's phone—being used to record Lennon's post-match press conference—rang, Lennon couldn't help but answer it. It was the reporter's wife. She hung… »1/22/13 12:50pm1/22/13 12:50pm

20-Year-Old Soccer Player Gets Pulled From Stands, Suits Up For Scottish National Team, Scores Dramatic Game-Tying Goal

You hear about improbable debuts in sports all the time, but anybody else's story would be hard-pressed to top that of Sarah Crilly. Last week, the 20-year-old university student, who plays for club team Hamilton Academical, was sitting in the stands watching Scotland's national team play an exhibition against Norway,… »9/05/12 10:30am9/05/12 10:30am

North Korean Women's Soccer Team Refuses To Take Field After Venue Screwup Shows South Korean Flag On Scoreboard

The London Olympics are off to a kicking start after a screw-up at Hampden Park in Glasgow led to the South Korean flag being displayed before North Korea's women's soccer match against Colombia and the subsequent refusal of North Korea's side to take the field. (You can see a photo of the mix-up here.) The team… »7/25/12 3:55pm7/25/12 3:55pm

The Day Britain Finally Learned To Love Andy Murray For Andy Murray

British tennis fans are kind of awful, and I say this as a British tennis fan. It's been noted recently that the crowd on Centre Court have a lower bar for what constitutes a brilliant joke than even the audience at a Russell Brand show. Sneezing line judges and pigeons on court are enough to get them rolling in the… »7/09/12 2:10pm7/09/12 2:10pm

Saturday's United States-Scotland Friendly Featured A Clash Of Terribly-Performed National Anthems

The U.S. Men's National Team thrashed Scotland 5-1 in Jacksonville Saturday on the strength of a Landon Donovan hat trick, but the festival atmosphere at EverBank Field (where the attendance of 44,438 set a record for national friendlies in the state) was nearly snuffed out before the match ever began thanks to two… »5/29/12 10:00am5/29/12 10:00am

BBC Tries its Damnedest Not To Show Streaker At Six Nations Match, Shows Streaker Anyway

The Beeb's a paragon of good taste and proper culture, which rather makes you wonder how the Six Nations rugby competition ends up on its esteemed airways. (Or this.) Yet there it is, and in today's match featuring France against Scotland in Edinburgh the BBC found itself face-to-face with a naked France supporter. »2/26/12 1:30pm2/26/12 1:30pm