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Diego Maradona: Argentina Players Doped Before 1993 Match

ESPN | Posted 07.23.2011 | Sports

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

Diego Maradona Returns To Coaching

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 07.16.2011 | Sports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Diego Maradona was hired Monday to coach the United Arab Emirates club Al Wasl, marking the Argentine great's retu...

Diego Maradona To Coach Iran?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

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 | World

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...

Diego Maradona Lashes Out: I Was 'Betrayed'

AP | VICENTE L. PANETTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona says he was lied to and betrayed by Argentina soccer officials who decided not to renew his contract as...

OUT: Argentina Boots Diego Maradona

AP | DEBORA REY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona was given the boot as Argentina's soccer coach before he could resign. His stint as coach of the Albic...

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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.

Diego Maradona: I'll Run Naked If Argentina Wins World Cup

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona has promised to run naked through the center of Buenos Aires if Argentina wins the World Cup. The Arge...

Nicholas Sabloff

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

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...

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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 | Sports
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 | Sports

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...

The Beautiful Game, a Beautiful Cause: Why I Root for Argentina

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

In a modern world of robotic stratagems, they play with the wicked grace of decades past. Given that success breeds imitators, I would argue that it's in the interest of international soccer to see Argentina take it all the way.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Mets star centerfielder Carlos Beltran, who hasn't played all season after knee surgery, will play in his first Class A rehab game tomorrow in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

World Cup, Argentina, and Maradona's Hand of God

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Earlier this week in Buenos Aires you could tell World Cup fever was heating up because authorities in Johannesburg were already sending football hooligans back to their respective countries.

World Cup Predictions of an American Soccer Fanatic: Group B

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

Argentina has, pound-for-pound, the greatest player in the world: the flea with the genius feet, Lionel Messi.

Group Therapy: World Cup Coaches Feel Pressure; Express Fear, Guilt

Dave Ungrady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Ungrady

To calm their anxieties, some coaches recently met with renowned French sports psychologist Dr. Pierre-Klouseau (P.K.) Freeqique in Johannesburg. Coaches of such high stature rarely gather in a collective group therapy session. But they were desperate.

Diego Maradona Car Accident: Soccer Legend Runs Over Cameraman (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina coach Diego Maradona has apologized for running over the foot of a cameraman as he was driving into the...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

You can put to rest the idea that A-Rod's an October bust. He only hit the biggest home run he's ever hit in pinstripes to tie the game in the 11th inning.

Diego Maradona Earring Sells For $36,400

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ROME — Diego Maradona's diamond earring has sold for $36,400 at an auction to help pay off his nearly $54 million Italian tax bill. Giovanni Lo...

The "Hand of God" Haunts Ex-Superstar Maradona and Argentina's World Cup Hopes

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Ehrmann

In a nation where sports and politics cooperate to form a sense of national identity, the Argentine Football Association selected Maradona, who has been out of the game for a decade, over a group of more qualified candidates.