Hope Solo, I Love You

Monday, July 11th, 2011

After watching the United States women's soccer team's incredible comeback in the 2011 Women's World Cup quarterfinals against Brazil, I had a ton of things rushing through my head. What heart. What an improbable comeback. What a match. How cool was that to watch? Oh, and I have fallen helplessly, ...

Jozy Altidore’s Sick Goal Against Guadeloupe

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Tuesday night the United States advanced to the knockout stage of the Gold Cup with a 1-0 win over Guadeloupe. The scoring was supplied by 21-year-old US forward Jozy Altidore, who blasted a 25-yard cannonball into the upper-left corner of the net in the 9th minute of the match. The US ...

Email The Reason Brazilian Player Not On National Team Roster

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Brazil's national team will be suiting up for the Copa America starting in July, but it will be without starting defender and Real Madrid mainstay Marcelo. Why would Brazil leave such a talented player off the roster? Well, because he's really not good with his email. Marcelo apparently wrote an email ...

Could The United States Get The 2022 World Cup After All?

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

This is interesting news coming out of the world of international soccer. FIFA president Sepp Blatter was re-elected amidst a major controversy involving bribery allegations. These allegations have cast doubt on the voting that awarded Qatar the 2022 World Cup. Blatter could now be forced into swift action to remove the ...

Jose Mourinho Going Back To Chelsea?

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is widely regarded as the greatest coach in all of sports. The self-styled "Special One" has created juggernauts wherever he has gone since his first job at Benfica in 2000. Now, he might be headed back to the place that made him an international superstar. Fresh ...

David Beckham Staying In MLS?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Last month David Beckham ended an offseason training stint with English club Tottenham. Pretty much everyone assumed Beckham would head back to play for Spurs as soon as his contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy ends later this year. Apparently that might not be the case. Despite the fact that Tottenham's ...

The French Take Their Fashion Snobbery To New High

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

When governments aren't shutting down totally awesome websites, which allow streaming bootleg sporting events, apparently they're keeping your wardrobe safe from potential impostors. A few months ago, Olivier Démoli, a Swiss sports memorabilia collector, bought a jersey worn by David Trezeguet in the 1998 World Cup Final between France and Brazil. Apparently, ...

Get Your Mind Out Of The Qatar!

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

I meant to get up in time for the live announcement by FIFA as to where the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will be hosted. But working til 1 a.m. usually prevents me from waking before 1 p.m. So I missed it. Luckily, I had plenty of ...