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Fergie Should Sing The Champions League Song At The Champions League Final

The powers that be in the National Basketball Association apparently decided that the annual All-Star Game and surrounding weekend activities were not Fergalicious enough for their liking. So, they enlisted Fergie (of Black-Eyed Peas fame, not of Manchester United fame) to sing The Star-Spangled Banner prior to Sunday's game.

It went . . . interestingly.

18 Football Clubs As Restaurant Chains

Sometimes The18 editorial meetings are productive and sometimes they degenerate into discussions about which football club is the most like Olive Garden. This week, we somehow managed to do both. Football clubs are a lot like restaurant chains: shiny, consumer-pandering and people often have bad opinions about them. But which football clubs correspond to which restaurant chains, specifically?

Liverpool - Chipotle

It’s great up front but there are serious problems on the back end.

Arsenal - Red Lobster

West Brom’s Brilliant Team Building: Eating At McDonald’s And Stealing Taxis

West Brom is in a lot of trouble. The club is bottom of the Premier League, seven points from safety. But Alan Pardew and his boys are turning things around. The great West Brom taxi heist and McDonald’s rendezvous of 2018 is the ultimate team building exercise in football history. I believe it was John Wooden who said: “The team that commits crimes together, stays up together.”

A Valentine's Day Poem For Each Of Liverpool's 5 Goals Against Porto

Liverpool are red,

Porto are blue

The Reds won 5-0

And are (almost) certainly through

Roses are red

Away goals are cool

That was a bit of a shitshow

Porto's goalkeeper is not very good

10 Things You've Experienced If You Play Fantasy Premier League

Here are 10 things Fantasy Premier League owners have experienced this season.

#1: You’ve held on to one forward for way too long, believing you personally have the power to will them out of their slump.

#2: “Knock — 75% chance of playing? WHAT THE FUCK DOES THAT MEAN?!”

#3: You tried to add a fourth Manchester City player. 

#4: That manager that used their Triple Captain against YOU is a snake.

Arsenal vs. Östersunds FK: The Fiercest Rivalry You’ve Never Heard Of

In every sport, there are rivalries that transcend all others — Yankees vs. Red Sox, Lakers vs. Celtics, Duke vs. UNC, North Korea vs. South Korea, Alabama vs. everyone outside of Tuscaloosa. For football purists, nothing beats the rivalry between Arsenal and Östersunds FK. Fortunately for soccer fans around the globe, the Europa League will bring us another thrilling chapter in the Arsenal vs. Ostersund rivalry on Thursday.

Your Relationship Explained By Soccer GIFs

Valentine’s Day is a time for buying overpriced gifts, spending way too much money on a fancy dinner and pretending everything is just fine in your relationship for just one night. But no matter where you are in your relationship this Valentine’s Day, we have just the soccer GIFs for you.

Nothing matches the emotional highs and lows of love like soccer, whether it’s an unexpected winner or a devastating own goal. From embarrassing first dates to blossoming loves to heartbreaking divorce, there are soccer GIFs for everything you might come across in your love life. 

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