Europe

balls

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball Sign With an Agent

It looks like LiAngelo will not return to college, and LaMelo won't even enroll anywhere.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.7.17
FIGHTLAND

The Fall of Rome, the End of Fighting Sports

In the 1,000-year reign of the Byzantine Empire after the fall of Rome, fighting sports became trivial in the face of constant warfare.
L.A. Jennings
10.27.16
mexico

Liga MX Review: After Salcedo Loan to Fiorentina, Which Mexican Youngster Will Next Move to Europe?

Will any other young Mexican player make the move to Europe during this transfer window?
Cesar Hernandez
8.22.16
britain

Here Are the European Premier League Players Who Might Not Get Work Permits After Brexit

Brexit will be felt across the country, but the consequences of Brexit are likely to be most visible in the sports world, particularly in the Premier League.
Brian Blickenstaff
6.24.16
FIGHTLAND

Battle Royal: When England's Henry VIII Wrestled France's King Francis

Henry VIII was a warrior, a murderer, and an accomplished wrestler who once challenged the King of France to a wrestling match…and lost.
L.A. Jennings
6.17.16
FIGHTLAND

Marcin Tybura Is Headed to the Big League

The UFC heavyweight division continues to grow with the new addition of former M-1 Challenge champion Marcin Tybura.
Tom Taylor
1.22.16
africa

African Immigrants Find a Home in a Spanish Soccer Club

Joaquin Rodriguez was looking for something to help preserve his sister's memory. He found it in a team of immigrant African soccer players.
Matthew Bremner
12.31.15
Sweden

Marching With the Black Army

The football isn’t top-drawer, but the resemblance to English football of the ‘80s makes Stockholm a syndrome worth catching at least once.
Jasper Lipton
9.11.15
Medieval combat

What's It Like to Be a 21st-Century Polish Knight?

These guys want medieval combat to become Europe's premier martial art.
Paweł Mączewski
8.16.15
Fußball

One Fan's Quest to Spread the Truth on Soccer Injuries

Sick of the spin and vague press releases, ​Fabian Siegel's website provides the answers soccer fans are looking for on injuries.
Brian Blickenstaff
5.15.15
Europe

The Dilemma of the Israeli Soccer Player In Europe

A wave of anti-semitic terrorism in Europe has forced Israeli soccer players to reconsider their future playing in some of Europe's top leagues.
Raphael Gellar
2.5.15
analytics

A Sport on the Edge: How Much Soccer Is Too Much Soccer?

Professional soccer is getting faster and more taxing, which has experts starting to wonder if the game is beyond the limits of human ability.
Brian Blickenstaff
1.29.15