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Soccer Game Drones On, Starts Balkans War (Maybe)

The line between soccer and politics often gets blurred. And this week it happened again when a drone carrying a politically provocative flag caused the canceling of a Serbia vs. Albania match because of rioting and fighting.


TennisWeird But True

Apparently Novak Djokovic Bought The Entire Supply Of Donkey Cheese In Serbia

Novak Djokovic is Serbian. Novak Djokovic wants to open a chain of restaurants in Serbia. Serbia is the lone producer of donkey cheese, the most expensive cheese in the world. We’ll bring all these facts together, after the jump.


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Watch This Serbian Volleyball Player Absolutely Airmail A Serve Against The United States

The moment of the one-sided match between the U.S. and Serbia’s men’s volleyball teams came in the first game when one Serbian player served the ball clear of the court, past the Thames, over Big Ben and across the English Channel. Watch the serve that just didn’t want to stay in the arena after the jump.


NBAVideoWeird But True

Why Yes, This Is A Mascot Being Taken Off The Court On A Stretcher

We’re not sure what’s going on here. Maybe you can help us figure it out.

During Serbia and Germany’s Group B matchup in EuroBasket 2011, Amberis, FIBA’s mascot for the event, was taken off the court on a stretcher. He might just be joshing us, or he might have actually injured himself, we don’t know. If you have any info on this poor little Lithuanian flame, send us an email at tips@sportsgrid.com.

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Tennis

Novak Djokovic Gifts Conan O’Brien With Tiny Racquet, Lets Him Lick His Stamp

In the wake of this year’s Wimbledon, it’s clear that Novak Djokovic has finally broken the monotonous stranglehold Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have had on men’s tennis for far too long. But as great as that news was for the sport, it’s even better for those of us who know Djokovic’s true talents lie in the world of comedy.


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WATCH: Violent Fan Riot Causes Officials To Call Off Serbia/Italy Soccer Match

A 2012 European Championship qualifying match in Genoa between Italy and Serbia was called off after Serbian fans threw flares onto the field, cut through security fences, tussled with riot police, and booed their country’s national anthem.



WATCH: Another World Cup Surprise As Serbia Defeats Germany

Germany looked invincible in their first World Cup match. Today? Not so much. With help from a man advantage resulting from a red card to Germany’s Miroslav Klose, Serbia, which lost its first game to Ghana 1-0, beat the Germans by that same score today.



WATCH: Ghana Beats Serbia On Late Penalty Kick

It took a penalty announcers delightfully called “daft,” but Ghana will take it. With Asamoah Gyan’s score on a penalty kick, Ghana beat Serbia 1-0 to not only score a critical group win, but become the first African nation to win a match in the first World Cup on African soil.


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