Derek Campbell

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Love Him, Hate Him: Captain Sergio Ramos Is the Beating Heart of Real Madrid

The man who would become one of the most beloved and most hated footballers in Europe announced himself to Real Madrid with a missile.<p>Sergio Ramos had come up through the ranks for his hometown club, Sevilla, in the south of Spain. When the two sides met in a league fixture in May 2005, he smacked …

Soccer

The Place That LeBron Calls Home

My first LeBron James experience came in December 2002, when his St. Vincent–St. Mary High School team played against Oak Hill Academy in Cleveland …

Basketball

Five thoughts on the USMNT roster named to face Bolivia

Dave Sarachan wasn't able to call on the full pool of MLS talents, and instead turned to a promising stable of foreign-based youngsters<p>It doesn't seem like so long ago when a U.S. national team match played in an MLS stadium automatically meant a squad made up mostly of MLS players. That was surely …

Soccer

Infinite Iniesta: Barcelona bid farewell to Andres but he'll be remembered forever

The midfielder said goodbye on an emotional night at Camp Nou as he appeared one last time for the Catalan club before his summer departure<p>And all of a sudden, he was gone. Barcelona bade Andres Iniesta a fond farewell at Camp Nou on Sunday as the midfielder made his final appearance for the …

Soccer

Stay Messi, My Friend

Lionel Messi only seems like the least interesting man in the world. Listen closely and his silence speaks louder than most athletes' shouts.<p><b>Lest</b> …

Soccer

Nike Revamps MJ's Bulls Jersey to Celebrate 'The Last Dance'

Honoring the greatest of all time.<p>Following the announcement that ESPN and Netflix will join forces on a Michael Jordan docuseries, Nike has announced that it’ll be releasing a special edition Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls jersey. The launch will be comprised of an authentic away edition with its …

Michael Jordan

Brazil's World Cup 23-man squad contains few surprises beyond timing

No flimflam and no messing around: Why bother naming a pre-list of 35 if you are ready to go straight to the final squad of 23? That is the Brazil …

Soccer

Jayson Tatum Is Hungry for More

The commercial is … modest. That might be the best word for it.<p>Along with his other obligations during All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles in February, …

Basketball

KAWS Officially Debuts 'SEEING/WATCHING' Permanent Sculptures in China

The OG ‘Companion’ and ‘BFF’ sitting back to back.<p>Last March, KAWS posted photos on Instagram teasing new permanent sculptures in China. This time around, the globally-famous artist officially unveils the <i>SEEING/WATCHING</i> statues that portray the original <i>Companion</i> and the more-recent <i>BFF</i> character …

Sculpture

I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye

Kanye West wants freedom—white freedom.<p>I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely 7 years old, and cable had not yet come to the city, and if it had, my father would not have believed in it. Yes, it had to have …

Michael Jackson

Donald Glover’s Next Phase Is Here

Donald Glover kicked off his <i>Saturday Night Live</i> monologue this past weekend with a joke, a restated grudge, and a multistage introduction that all …

Donald Glover

Iniesta savours 'good taste' of last Clasico after draw

After playing his part in a 2-2 draw that extended Barcelona's unbeaten La Liga run to 42 matches, the playmaker is ready to leave Camp Nou<p>Andres Iniesta said Barcelona avoiding defeat despite Sergi Roberto's first-half red card means he leaves Clasico meetings against Real Madrid with a "good …

Soccer

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson: Baller or nah?

We checked out whether the ‘Rampage’ and ‘Ballers’ actor really could ball at The U<p><i>From actresses Gabrielle Union and Queen Latifah to rapper 2</i> …

College Football

How exactly did Ray Allen become Jesus Shuttlesworth in Spike Lee’s ‘He Got Game’?

Two decades ago in a wild casting that involved everyone from Kobe Bryant to Tracy McGrady to Coney Island’s own Stephon Marbury, a star was born<p><i>This</i> …

Basketball

Pitch Side | Philadelphia Union vs Orlando City SC

<b>Philadelphia Union 0 - 2 Orlando City SC</b><p>Orlando City SC rode two first-half goals to their first road win of the 2018 MLS regular season, as they …

The Road to Barcelona | by Marc-André ter Stegen

A<p>bloody nose.<p>That’s how I ended up as a goalkeeper. A lot of things happened in between, but that’s really what it started with. A boy I played with …

Kyrie Irving Is Out, but the Celtics Have Created Their Own Luck Before

After the Celtics completed their blockbuster for Kyrie Irving last offseason, an NBA executive asked me why everyone was focused on the status of …

Wakanda | by Patrick Patterson

W<p>hen I was a little kid, my mom and I had this weekend ritual. We’d get up real early … hop on the couch … grab some blankets and pillows … and then …

Time Was Undefeated Until It Met Cristiano Ronaldo

In 2008, soon after his 23rd birthday and still playing for Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo broke George Best’s 40-year-old record for the …

Can Any East Team Take LeBron’s Crown?

The Eastern Conference is in a weird place. Despite the Cavaliers’ trade deadline additions, LeBron James’s team is still more vulnerable than it has …

KAWS Erects Humongous 'BFF' Companion Sculpture in LA

Finding a permanent home in Playa Vista.<p>There’s no stopping KAWS and his global army of massive Companion sculptures this year. After installing his wooden <i>SMALL LIE</i> piece in Qatar alongside his sitting <i>BFF</i> and OG grey variant in China, a new large-scale sculpture has now found a permanent home in …

Pizzeria Beddia prepares its final* pies, as lines form six hours before doors open

Joe Beddia is trading his hole-in-the-wall takeout shop for a full-blown bar-restaurant.

Apple Store

See How Philadelphia's Pizzeria Beddia Makes the Best Pizza in America

We followed Pizzeria Beddia owner Joe Beddia around for a day to see how he makes the country's best pies.<p><b>Philadelphia locals call Joe Beddia the Pizza Jesus.</b> Others refer to him as the Jiro of Pizza. What makes him worthy of such praise? He makes the best pizza in America (yep, we said it). …

Pie

Kaws Unveils New BFF Vinyl Open Edition Figure in Baby Pink

After dropping his highly anticipated collaboration with Uniqlo, designer, and artist KAWS is set to release a new baby pink sculpture from his BFF …

This Is the Best Pizza in America (Yep, We Said It)

Philadelphia’s Pizzeria Beddia is a seatless joint with two employees and no phone. It also happens to serve the best pizza in America. (Yep, we said it.) Andrew Knowlton delves deep into the obsessive mind and magical dough of owner Joe Beddia.<p><i>Philadelphia's Pizzeria Beddia is a seatless joint</i> …

Italian Food

How It All Went Down | by Richard Sherman

I<p>t’s been a crazy couple of weeks. Where do I even begin?<p>I guess you probably want to hear about how everything went down with the Seahawks, the …

Inside the NBA's Foodie Franchise

In Philadelphia, the 76ers can order yakisoba noodles for breakfast and drink bone broth during film sessions. It's all part of the team's food …

Foodies

How To Break Your Phone Addiction

I got my first smartphone in the summer of 2012, and ever since, I’ve found myself wishing I had stuck with my flip phone. It’s not that I hate my …