Post Tagged with: "Barcelona"

Spaniards Fail in Champions League Quest

After losing their captain, Chelsea regained their composure and held on to knock off the defending champs...The only member of Spain’s World Cup-winning squad playing in the Champions League finals is… [Fernando Torres?! →]

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NTSF: When Athletes Strike

Is anyone else excited about the European Championships in 2012? With the matches ready to go, who do you think will win the euro 2012? In America the leagues lock out the players… [in Europe the players are forced to strike. →]

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The Looming Threat of a Spanish Soccer Strike

La Liga might be brought to a standstill by a players’ strike, delaying the opening weekend. [We break down the financial crisis at the heart of the issue here... →]

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UEFA Champions League running rant – Barcelona v. Real Madrid/First Leg

Welcome to the replay of our inaugural running rant of UEFA Champions League play here at Sports Nickel!

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NTSF 130: Flying with the Underdogs…

Zach breaks down the stories from Paris-Roubaix, the Malaysian Grand Prix and the Champions League in this week’s edition…

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NTSF 127: A Fresh Start for Spring…

Sporting a new look in a new residence, Zach tackles topics ranging from Djokovic’s early-season dominance and an unexpected positive outcome from a positive drug test to a look forward at another season opener in the sports world…

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NTSF 109: Shifting allegiances in a digital age, Champions League groups hit halfway point, Olympic medal for sale and more…

Wednesday morning really left me with a lot of time to think, and boy was there plenty to think about. I was up before 4:00 am, waking up to drive my wife to the airport for a week away on business. (Sweetheart that she was, having been up awake all night unable to sleep, she […]

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Checking on predictions halfway through Champions League group stage

With the conclusion of Wednesday’s games, the UEFA Champions League is officially halfway through its group stage. When the groups were first announced, I made my predictions as to who would be advancing on to the knockout phase of the competition. Ranking every group 1-4, I pretty much laid it all out there on the […]

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