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GILLIGAN | Chelsea’s Kanté Changing How Soccer Is Played

GILLIGAN | Chelsea’s Kanté Changing How Soccer Is Played

During the 2015 to 2016 season of the English Premier League, the unthinkable occurred. Leicester City won the championship — quite literally — against all odds. At the beginning of the season, their chances of winning were listed at 5000 to one. Leicester owes its success to one player who remodeled a[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Guardiola Inspires City to Strong Start

CRAIGE: Guardiola Inspires City to Strong Start

As crazy as it sounds, we are already five weeks into the 2016-17 English Premier League season. Thus far, the Premier League has gotten off to a great start without the insanity typical of last season. The big clubs are back to their winning ways with a few teams like[Read More…]

by September 20, 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
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: Predictions For UEFA Euro 2016

CRAIGE: Predictions For UEFA Euro 2016

We have learned a few important things coming out of the latest international break. First, England is capable of beating quality teams like Germany, but it still has consistency issues to work on before the European Championship begins in June. Second, Leicester City continues to secure its spot at the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 3 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Top Four Predictions for Premier League

CRAIGE: Top Four Predictions for Premier League

There are just eight weeks’ worth of games left in this chaotic season and still the Premier League shows no signs of returning to normalcy. Leicester City is five points clear on top of the table. Tottenham Hotspur, which has not won the league since 1962, is in second place[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 1 comment 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: Vardy Leads Leicester City’s Early Success

CRAIGE: Vardy Leads Leicester City’s Early Success

Costa. Coutinho. Kane. Rooney. These are the names that come to mind when thinking about the top players in the Premier League in terms of the impact they have on their teams. One definitely would not expect to hear the names Vardy, Mahrez, Morgan and Schmeichel. And yet, this ragtag[Read More…]

by November 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns