British Tourist Driving On Wrong Side Of Road In Spain Hospitalizes Half A Pro Cycling Team

Scary news out of Spain this afternoon, as half a dozen Giant-Alpecin riders were hospitalized after a car going the wrong way smashed into them on a training ride. Spanish outlet Informacion reports that John Degenkolb, Warren Barguil, Chad Haga, Fredrik Ludvigsson, Max Walscheid, and Ramon Sinkeldam were all taken…

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Barcelona Cut New Player For Anti-Barça Tweets—Hours After Signing Him [Update]

The three young gents you see in the photo above are Sergi Guardiola, Moisés, and Xemi, all new Barcelona players whose signings were announced just a few hours ago. They were supposed to shore up the reserve team. “Supposed to” is the operative phrase there, since Guardiola—no relation to Pep—has already been dropped…

Sergi Roberto's Stunning Emergence Proves Barcelona Are Firing On All Cylinders

Of everything that happened in this Clásico—a half-strength Barcelona waltzing into the Bernabéu and not only beating a full-strength Real Madrid team that desperately needed a win, but pummeling them in gloriously humiliating fashion; the notoriously careful Rafa Benítez basically being pressured by his president…

Spain Players Call Out Poor WWC Preparation, Request Manager's Firing

There’s no better proof of Spain’s lack of respect for women’s soccer than the continued employment of head coach Ignacio Quereda. Despite never qualifying for the Olympics, never qualifying for the World Cup prior to this one, and only even making it to the Euro Championship finals twice in 27 years as manager, he’s…

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Chelsea And Spain Are Locked In A Dumb War Neither Can Win

Even by the standards of dick-measuring contests, the one ongoing between Chelsea and the Spanish national team has been awful for months. At some point, though, this sort of thing stops being merely dumb and threatens to become actually harmful to the players each side should be trying to protect—and we're nearing…