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Remembering How Bolton's Fabrice Muamba Came Back from the Dead

Five years ago today, Muamba's heart stopped beating on the pitch at White Hart Lane. Seventy-eight minutes later, he woke up. This is the inside story of how doctors brought him back from the dead.
R.J. Rico
3.17.17
medicine

Remembering How Bolton's Fabrice Muamba Came Back From The Dead

Five years ago today, Muamba's heart stopped beating on the pitch at White Heart Lane. 78 minutes later, he woke up. This is the inside story of how doctors brought him back from the dead.
R.J. Rico
3.17.17
uab

'We Don't Want to Leave': UAB's Displaced Football Players Speak Out

After losing their football team for reasons that remain under dispute, UAB players are starting to speak out against the school administration.
R.J. Rico
12.16.14
soccer

Soccer and Revolution in Ukraine

A deep dive into the tangled up world of soccer and revolutionary nationalism in war-torn Ukraine.
R.J. Rico
9.26.14
ukraine

White Nationalism, Left-Wing Alliances, and Straight Edge Lifestyles: Ukraine's Soccer Fans Turned Soldiers

Two Ukrainian soccer ultras who now fight for a far-right paramilitary group go on the record about everything from construction site brawls to Hitler.
R.J. Rico
9.24.14
ukraine

Heroes Are Not Dead: How the Conflict in Ukraine is Playing Out in its Top Soccer League

Fighting in Ukraine has turned soccer clubs into refugees, and rival ultras into unlikely allies.
R.J. Rico
9.16.14
soccer

The Ultras, Azov Battalion, and Soccer From Inside Ukraine

The Azov Batallion has been called patriotic by some, neo-Nazis by others, and on Monday night they were at Kiev's Olympic Stadium for a Euro 2016 qualifying match.
R.J. Rico
9.10.14