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HAMPERS | Higuaín Signing Reinvigorates Chelsea Hopes

HAMPERS | Higuaín Signing Reinvigorates Chelsea Hopes

Gonzalo Higuaín’s reputation in the world of soccer could hardly be more mixed. The enigmatic Argentine striker is famous for his misses on large stages, including a golden chance in front of the goalkeeper at the 2014 World Cup Final that could have brought the most prestigious soccer trophy back[Read More…]

by February 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Distorted Perceptions of Terror

PETROCHEILOS: Distorted Perceptions of Terror

On Sept. 17, a bomb explosion injured 29 people on a crowded sidewalk in Chelsea, N.Y.. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) called the incident “an intentional act” at the time, while Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) labeled the attack an act of terrorism. Further investigation revealed that the[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CRAIGE: Premier League Preview

CRAIGE: Premier League Preview

The best day of the year is upon us as the English Premier League’s 2016-17 campaign kicks It was a long summer, made better by more tournaments than normal, but not even the European Championship could fill the soccer-sized hole in my heart. At last, our wait is over. In[Read More…]

by August 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Kanté’s Departure Could Spell End to Leicester’s Run

CRAIGE: Kanté’s Departure Could Spell End to Leicester’s Run

The Little Engine That Could. The Ultimate Cinderella Team. Both of these titles describe the most wonderful surprise of all surprises: the English Premier League champion Leicester City. Most of us are already wondering if the Foxes will be able to carry that shock momentum with them as they take[Read More…]

by July 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Mourinho Hire Can Bring Change to Manchester United

CRAIGE: Mourinho Hire Can Bring Change to Manchester United

The self-styled “Special One” is recognized as one of the top managers in the soccer world. Wherever he goes, championships follow. Despite this, he never stays too long in one place, for as much as success follows him, so does controversy. I am talking, of course, about the one and[Read More…]

by June 7, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SCHENK: Leicester City Embodies Underdog

SCHENK: Leicester City Embodies Underdog

Everyone loves an underdog. From the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeating the Soviet Union in 1980 to the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series in 2004, defying the odds has always had the inexplicable power to captivate and excite sports fans everywhere. There is even scientific evidence to prove[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

As the semester winds down and we approach winter break, I cannot help but marvel at what a soccer season it has been so far. Granted, the usual suspects like F.C. Barcelona and Bayern Munich have continued to dominate their respective leagues without much fanfare, although Real Madrid has been[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Chelsea Marred by Discontent in Poor Start

CRAIGE: Chelsea Marred by Discontent in Poor Start

As we’ve all seen so far, the 2015 soccer season has been a highly unpredictable one. Who would have thought that after 10 weeks, West Ham would be in third place while Chelsea languishes in 15th place? Chelsea’s season thus far has been an absolute shock to most. The champions[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: De Gea’s Failed Transfer Draws Headlines

CRAIGE: De Gea’s Failed Transfer Draws Headlines

It’s been a long, hard two weeks without soccer, as the leagues have all been on an international break. Fortunately for soccer fans, the break is over and we can go back to watching the teams that we so dearly love. Here’s a recap of the major highlights from the[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

The Curious Case of Courtois’ Clause

Atlético Madrid has been the surprise of European football this season. After years and years of Barcelona and Real Madrid battling for Spanish supremacy without even a thought to other challengers, the small, cash-strapped club has stormed into the fray to break the stranglehold. Atlético currently enjoys a slim, late[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns