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Despite Maradona & Ruidiaz's "Hand of God" Goals, Just Say No to Multi-Minute Instant Replay Delays in Footy!

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.14.2016 | Home
Ashley Jude Collie

My friend Bruce Peters, who's an award-winning, TV production sound mixer, is a self-confessed soccer fanatic. He went to World Cup 2014 in Brazil. He...

Maradona Faces Critics For 'Sexist' Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.05.2015 | Home

Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona got a tattoo ahead of the new year for his girlfriend that has raised eyebrows. To show his love for his gir...

Disturbing Video Allegedly Shows Soccer Star Hitting Ex-Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Home

A leaked video has surfaced this week allegedly showing former Argentinian soccer star Diego Maradona hitting his ex-girlfriend. According to the S...

WATCH: Soccer Legend Slaps Journalist

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.10.2014 | Home

Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona is making headlines once again after a recent conversation with reporters got physical. A YouTube vide...

Maradona Rips Messi After World Cup Final

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.15.2014 | Home

Lionel Messi cannot escape Diego Maradona. Whether he is on the sidelines, in the stands or merely a foil for comparisons in the media, Maradona seems...

A Win in Brazil Would be Lionel Messi's Crowning Achievement

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 07.27.2014 | Home
Jaime Heilbron

His accomplishments, both individual and with teams, speak for themselves. There is one thing, however, that Maradona still holds over Messi.

Meeting Maradona: An Atlético Madrid Story

Ryan Madden | Posted 07.14.2014 | Home
Ryan Madden

I was first introduced to Club Atlético de Madrid while speeding along the winding, uneven and narrow streets of Madrid's La Latina district, perched precariously upon the back of a small motorcycle belonging to a maniacal Spaniard.

Open Letter From an Argentine to Maradona

Javier Ceriani | Posted 04.30.2014 | Home
Javier Ceriani

As an Argentine in Miami, I learned in this city to respect the pain of all the countries of America. I apologize to all Venezuelans for Maradona's words and for the money he took from Venezuela's government to spend on women and drugs.

WATCH: Happy Birthday, Diego Maradona! The Legend's 120 Best Goals

Posted 10.30.2013 | Home

¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Diego! Diego Maradona may be a controversial figure, but there’s not doubt that the Argentine legend is one of the greatest ...

Chilean Chronicles, Part 7: Leandro Drives Us Around Rio

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Leandro Weissmann pulled into the driveway of the Royal Tulip hotel one minute after 2:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon, and instantly apologized in a deep, gravelly voice for arriving late.

A Look At Diego Maradona's Soap Opera Life

VOXXI | Veronique de Miguel | Posted 04.16.2013 | Home

There is a new soap opera going on these days and it’s not on television. It’s a dramatic tale with a plebeian princess, interlaced loves and disg...

WATCH: Pope Francis Stops To Bless And Kiss Disabled Man

Posted 03.19.2013 | Home

Pope Francis stopped the procession to his inaugural mass to kiss and bless a disabled man and a baby. The estatic faces in the crowd showed their ap...

Did Maradona Find His Match Made In Controversy Heaven?

VOXXI | Veronique de Miguel | Posted 03.11.2013 | Home

The famous former football player, Diego Armando Maradona (52), and his new girlfriend, Rocío Oliva (22), recently enjoyed the football superclásico...

LOOK: Maradona Is Now Also A Tennis Player!

Posted 02.27.2013 | Home

Now Maradona is also a tennis player! Far from using his feet to hit the ball, soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona has been spotted in Dubai playi...

Tears Of A Clown On 'The Amazing Race'

Posted 02.27.2012 | Home

Sometimes the nicest teams have the worst luck on "The Amazing Race" (Sun. 8 p.m. EST on CBS). Married clowns Cherie and Dave had already lost time be...

The Hand of God in Chess?

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
Lubomir Kavalek

Like in any sport, there are chess players who try to win at all costs, bending the rules in their favor. But there are also noble chess warriors who believe in decency and fair-play.

Argentina Soccer Legend Involved In Car Crash

Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona was reportedly involved in a car accident on the outskirts of Buenos Aires on Monday night. According to se...

Diego Maradona: Argentina Players Doped Before 1993 Match

ESPN | Posted 07.23.2011 | Home

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Diego Maradona says Argentina players took banned drugs before a qualifying match for the 1994 World Cup....

Diego Maradona To Coach Iran?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was reported on Monday that Argentina's former soccer coach Diego Maradona has not ruled out coaching the Iranian National Football team. Accordi...

Chile Mine Rescue: Global Reactions (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As the Chile mine rescue ordeal unfolded over roughly 36 hours, few around the world were able to tear their eyes away from their TV or computer scree...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Old time Oakland Raider Jack Tatum died yesterday of a heart attack at the age of 61. It was Tatum who put the hit on Patriots wide receiver Darryl Stingley in a 1978 game. Stingley was paralyzed.

Nicholas Sabloff

The Best And Worst World Cup 2010 Moments (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We have now reached that moment in time where one must face up to the cruelest aspect of the World Cup, which is that it will be another four years be...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A South African fortune-teller has a 9-foot python who communicates with human ancestors and asks them to intercede in the soccer matches. Hmm. That may explain some of the phantom calls.

In Praise of Maradona

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Black

Few men have endured as many kicks as Diego Maradona. Maradona was created in the slums. He grew up in a strong family determined to boot his way out of poverty's box.

PHOTOS: Argentina Coach Diego Maradona Will Be Misssed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Diego Maradona made plenty of waves while heading Argentina's World Cup team in 2010, but the country's run this year finally came to an end at the ha...