russia

Hockey

The Ultimate Ranking of the Best Hockey Films Ever

Great hockey movies are out there. It's just time to reconsider the rankings.
Joe Pack
1.18.19
World Cup

Video Shows Croatian Firefighters Called to Duty Just Before Beating Russia

A whole group of firefighters were watching Ivan Rakitić on the verge of sealing a World Cup Semi-Final berth during penalties, when they snapped into action.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.11.18
Hockey

Watch Alex Ovechkin Do More Keg Stands with the Stanley Cup in Russia

The Washington Capitals star continued his epic celebrations in Moscow, where he filled up the Cup with booze and caviar, and took it to a World Cup fan fest.
Kyle Cantlon
7.9.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Biggest Myths Busted During the Group Stage of the World Cup

After a thrilling two weeks, we've learned that a bunch of early-tournament narratives have turned out to be false as we head into the knockout stage.
Daniel Squizzato
6.28.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Video Review Has Made the World Cup Better

Video review has avoided doing what many feared it would do: create more problems than it solved. So far, the addition of VAR (video assistant referees) has been a good thing.
Daniel Squizzato
6.22.18
Have it your way

Burger King Sorry it Offered Whoppers to Russian Women Impregnated by Soccer Stars

An ad campaign in Russia offered a lifetime supply of Whoppers (and cash!) to any Russian woman who carried "the best football genes."
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.20.18
russia 2018

Important World Cup Investigation: Do You Hear 'Zhirkov' or 'Jerkoff'?

A whole new audience is being introduced to the Russian national team player Yuri Zhirkov. And they can't stop giggling about it.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.15.18
world cup 2018

Iranian Women Fight for Right to be Soccer Fans at the World Cup

A group of nine fans have travelled to the World Cup to protest against the rules banning women from stadiums back home during each of Iran’s matches.
David Cox
6.15.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Which Country You Should Cheer for in the World Cup

If your country didn't qualify, here's a handy guide to decide which bandwagon you should jump on.
Daniel Squizzato
6.14.18
olympics

We Can't Figure Out Whether Olympic Men's Hockey Is Awful Or Amazing

The play has been disappointing without NHLers, but it has given underdog countries an opportunity to topple the heavyweights.
Kyle Cantlon
2.23.18
NFL

Despite Hoax, The Washington Football Team Still Has a Racist Name

In a very elaborate act of wish fulfillment, someone made up a fake "Washington Redhawks" team website and fake websites for various media outlets to carry the "news."
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.13.17
2018 olympics

Russia Banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea

As a penalty for a systemic doping scheme, the Russian flag will not fly and the national anthem will not be played in Pyeongchang next February.
Sean Newell
12.5.17
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