Argentina-Switzerland: Lionel Messi Is Doing Whatever He Wants

Argentina have yet to put together a performance worthy of the many stars they've brought with them to Brazil. Despite gaining the full nine points from the group stage, Argentina's play was a disappointment to the vast majority of those who'd tipped them as pre-tournament favorites to win it all. Gone is the… » 7/01/14 10:37am 7/01/14 10:37am

Definitive Proof That God Is Swiss

When the World Cup groups were drawn in December, many of the top seeds—Brazil, Spain, Germany, Argentina—were perennial giants. A few—Colombia, Uruguay, Belgium—raised a few eyebrows for, if nothing else, their novelty as a world superpower. One country in particular, Switzerland, didn't seem to belong at all. And… » 6/06/14 11:18am 6/06/14 11:18am

Swiss Women's Hockey Team Wins Bronze Thanks To This Empty Netter

The Swiss took bronze in the women's Olympic hockey tournament today, thanks to this heads up play by 15-year-old forward Alina Muller. Down 3-2 with just over two minutes left to play, the Swedish team pulled its goalie to get an extra attacker on the ice. One minute later, Muller sent home the empty netter. » 2/20/14 9:53am 2/20/14 9:53am

Switzerland Beats Latvia On Crazy Last-Second Deflection

In the opening game of group play for Switzerland and Latvia, the Swiss won with the hockey equivalent of the magic bullet. Simon Moser was credited with the goal because his pass, headed for Nino Niederreiter in front of the goal, was tipped by goaltender Edgars Masalskis's stick into defender Georgijs Pujacs's arm… » 2/12/14 3:16pm 2/12/14 3:16pm

Swiss Hockey Player Won't Be Disciplined For Hit That Paralyzed Opponent

It's still disturbing to watch Ronny Keller go head-first into the boards, knowing he remains a paraplegic three weeks after the incident in a second-tier Swiss playoff game. But it's good and right that Stefan Schnyder, the player whose hit sent Keller flying, won't face a suspension, let alone criminal charges. » 3/26/13 10:42am 3/26/13 10:42am

Swiss Hockey Player Paralyzed After Hit, Criminal Charges Could Follow

Horrible news of out Switzerland, after a brutal hit during a playoff game in the second-tier Nationalliga B left defenseman Ronny Keller paralyzed. Via Puck Daddy, the 33-year-old Keller was checked from behind by Stefan Schnyder, sending him into the board head-first. This is exactly what the NHL is trying to… » 3/07/13 11:30am 3/07/13 11:30am