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Croatia's Insane, Late Winner Turned The Euro 2016 Bracket Inside-Out

Until the 87th minute of this afternoon’s match against Spain, the biggest news Croatia had made at Euro 2016 was when fans threw a bunch of explosives and flares onto the pitch during a game against the Czech Republic. Croatian fans were reportedly planning another attack during the 30th minute today, but they…

Some Soccer Fans In Spain Rushed The Pitch And Stabbed A Player In The Heart

Stories about violence during soccer matches are becoming so routine that they don’t really need much in the way of a lead-in. Alhaurín de la Torre’s 24-year-old forward Samuel G.P. played an away match for the club’s B-team on Sunday. At the end of it, some fans stormed the field and apparently tried to kill him.

How The Spanish Economic Crisis Might Force Alberto Contador To Retire

Alberto Contador is the greatest stage racer of his generation. Even after getting stripped of the 2010 Tour de France and the 2011 Giro d’Italia, he has the fourth-most Grand Tour wins in cycling history, and he’s the third cyclist ever to win the Giro and the Vuelta a España in the same year. The Spaniard just…

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…

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…

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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…