Sports Crossovers

Watch Adam Richman Obsess Over Tottenham Soccer, Take Over Team's TV Network

The American TV host is a diehard Spurs fan
Oct 30, 2014 1:00 pm

It’s easy to imagine Adam Richman obsessing over something. Just think back to his time as host of the ever-popular Man vs. Food series. Off screen, however, the Brooklyn native has a diverse range of interests that include being a super-fan of the English Premier League's Tottenham Hotspur. The team rewarded him last week with the chance to watch a game in person and take over their TV network. We've got the video.

Can A Sandwich Help The Washington Nationals Win The World Series?

A title run begins with mayo and bananas on bread
Oct 3, 2014 10:00 am

More than any other sport, baseball is a game of superstitions. We’ve heard it all before: Don’t step on this line, take exactly this many steps to the dugout, don’t even think of talking to this player right now. But could the Washington Nationals be taking things to the next level with their affinity for sandwiches? Not just any sandwiches. Mayo-banana sandwiches. Naturally.

That Smell Ain’t Epoisses: Live From A Celebrity Chef Tennis Tournament

With Mark Murphy, Alfred Portale, a few bagels
Aug 20, 2014 2:00 pm

“I seriously get why rich white people do this for leisure,” joked a soaked Daniel Holzman after leaving the court during today’s inaugural Celebrity Chef Tennis Challenge — a slightly competitive, more charitable-minded competition that ran in concert with New York’s Taste of Tennis. Here's a recap.

Tomorrow Is MLB's All-Star Game. Here's What You Need To Know About The Food.

The Midsummer Classic's food, plus a hot dog video
Jul 14, 2014 2:00 pm

There are several storylines heading into the annual midsummer classic, held this year at the Twins’ Target Field in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ever curious about the culinary offerings, we explore the stadium's food selection. We also take a look back at our video featuring NYC chefs Bobby Hellen, Ed Cotton, Michael Psilakis, Danny Amend and Joey Campanaro making baseball-style hot dogs for us. Read on.

5 Things To Know About Belgian Food And Drink Before Today's Big Soccer Match

Root against their team. Root for their food.
Jul 1, 2014 10:00 am
At exactly 4 p.m. EST today, there will be a sharp drop in the productivity of just about every employee in the country. Office computer monitors everywhere will be split between [nondescript spreadsheet] and WatchESPN, and the hopes of an entire nation will be pinned on newfound heroes Bradley, Dempsey, Howard and Altidore (he's baaaaack!) Always eager to combine our love for sports and our obsession with food and drink, we at Food Republic searched far and wide for a few facts about Belgian grub for some background information. Read on.

It's The Food Cup: German Vs. American Cuisine

On this big soccer day, let's compare brats v. dogs
Jun 26, 2014 9:30 am

Here, we’ve pit five familiar German dishes against their American counterparts with the goal of determining which cuisine reigns supreme. It may not determine the final standings of Group G, but who cares about soccer when a victory this vital is there for the taking? Hand your boss your form letter and read on.

So, NOW You Are Really Excited About The World Cup. Here's How To Eat Well.

Tournament recap and recipes, right this way
Jun 17, 2014 3:00 pm

If there’s one thing that just might excite us more than the matches of the World Cup, it’s the incredible array of local cuisine available in the host country. From feijoada to coxinha, Brazilian food has never been more popular on a global stage. In honor of the opening week of the tournament, we’ve rounded up our World Cup coverage, as well as some of our favorite Brazilian recipes.

Food Republic World Cup Preview: 5 Brazilian Drinks To Know. 5 Matches To Watch.

What to watch for and drink in Brazil this week
Jun 11, 2014 9:00 am

The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off this Thursday, and the world's best 32 international sides will gather in Brazil with a shared dream of capturing the quadrennial tournament's title. The field is set for football's ("soccer's") largest global stage, and there are already several storylines to follow from home. In Part II of our World Cup preview, we look at five Brazilian drinks to know and five first round matches to watch, along with some predictions. Game on!


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