Baron von RuppDateline: Baron von Rupp
First Published: Oct 26, 2011 / Last Published: Jun 04, 2012
A long lost American sports nut, our hero has been stuck in in a quagmire of French wine and cheese for so long that he can't even remember how he got there. Despite all reports to the contrary, however, the French sports landscape has turned out to be quite rich, impressive even; so much so that he's now decided to share it with the English-speaking world.
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June 4, 2012
The Euro's Dark Rooster: Why Les Bleus May Have Something to Crow About
Is the French national team finally ready to break the cycle of failure and live up to its potential?
May 29, 2012
Ligue 1 Wrap-up: Montpellier Shines While Paris, Lyon, and Marseille Disappoint
A summary of how the mighty fell in the 2011-2012 Ligue 1 campaign.
February 20, 2012
Ligue 1: How PSG's Draw With Montpellier Exposes the Flaw in the Parisian Plan
Paris Saint-Germain stole a draw with Montpellier late, but the match revealed how far they still have to go.
December 24, 2011
Ligue 1: Five Christmas Conclusions
The 2011/2012 edition of Ligue 1 is halfway over: here are the five most important things we've learned through 19 matches.
December 9, 2011
The Fix Was In! Lyon's Champions League Qualification Convicted in Spanish Kangaroo Court
Olympique Lyonnais' surprise qualification for the Champions League knockout round stained by baseless accusations of match-fixing.
November 23, 2011
En Garde: Lyon Skipper Staring Down a Minefield
Lyon's two recent defeats underscore the difficulties faced by native son Rémi Garde, the club's first-year coach.
November 16, 2011
ASVEL Upsets Valencia in Eurocup Opener
Led by a sublime Tony Parker, ASVEL gets a much-needed victory over Valencia in the first leg of Eurocup play.
November 7, 2011
Parker, Turiaf No Match for Batum-Led Nancy
Ronny Turiaf's arrival was not enough to help Tony Parker's ASVEL, who fell Sunday night to an impressive Nancy squad.
November 1, 2011
Ronny Turiaf to Join Tony Parker in Lyon
Vive le lockout!! The NBA work stoppage-inspired exodus continues, changing the landscape of French professional basketball...for now.
October 26, 2011
2011 Rugby World Cup Final: Maybe France Wasn't That Bad After All
According to the New Zealand media, the best rugby team of the 2011 World Cup played the worst last Sunday.