Germany

soccer

Germany's Demirbay Scored An Absolute Laser of a Goal

Germany and Chile advance to the Confederations Cup Semifinal.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.25.17
MLS

Bastian Schweinsteiger Made a Meal of his MLS Debut

Schweinsteiger sent out a clear warning: an uncaged Schweinsteiger is a threat enough.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.1.17
lu-lu-lu-lukas podolski

In Celebration of Lukas Podolski, Germany Legend and Professional Enigma

Though Lukas Podolski seems like a fairly straightforward character, his career has been one of paradox and contrast. Here, we celebrate the mercurial talents of an enigmatic star.
Will Magee
3.22.17
Tennis

U.S. Performs Nazi-Era Version of German National Anthem At Fed Cup

US Tennis Association president Katrina Adams apologized to Rittner in person and said that the USTA would investigate the cause of the incident.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.12.17
Tennis

Benoît Paire Plays Some Sweet Mid-Match Keepie-Uppie With Tennis Ball

Tennis balls are objectively harder to play keepie-uppie with than a footie ball. Smaller diameter, smaller target.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.10.17
Germany

Politics And Terror Could Hurt Turkish Soccer

Citing security threats and a frought political situation, German clubs are no longer going to Turkey, their once-preferred winter training camp destination. Will a player exodus be next?
Brian Blickenstaff
12.27.16
FIGHTLAND

The German Language of Fighting

In the Middle Ages the German ‘Masters of Defence’ developed new approaches to swordsmanship and wrestling that culminated in the creation of a new language.
L.A. Jennings
11.17.16
san marino vs. thomas muller

Is There Any Developmental Value In Teams Like San Marino Playing World Cup Qualifiers?

With a tiff between Thomas Muller and San Marino currently making waves, it’s worth asking whether or not there’s any real value in international minnows playing teams like Germany.
Will Magee
11.15.16
Christian Pulisic

Das American: Christian Pulisic's Spectacular Rise

America may be the world's sole superpower, and the nation that put a man on the moon, yet despite its population of 330 million, it has never produced a single world-class footballer.
VICE Sports
11.9.16
FIGHTLAND

Boxing Champion Facing Actual Prison Time for Doping Violation

In Germany, using PEDS is now a criminal offense.
Josh Rosenblatt
9.15.16
Germany

VICE Sports Q&A: Rookie Twins Outfielder Max Kepler Talks Ballet, Berlin, and Baseball

The trilingual German-born son of ballet dancers, Kepler has taken a unique path to the Major Leagues.
Dave Brown
9.5.16
FIGHTLAND

Josh Barnett Will Be at Home in Hamburg

Josh Barnett will be donning the German colors for his main event clash with Andrei Arlovski in Hamburg this weekend, but that isn't the only reason why 'The Warmaster' isn't sure if his European opponent will get cheers from the crowd.
Peter Carroll
8.30.16
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