Articles

The American Soccer Coach On Iran’s Bench

Connecticut resident Dan Gaspar coaches Iran's goalkeepers, but he's more concerned about what happens on the field than the geopolitics of the sport

God, Soccer, and the World Cup

Soccer may be just a sport to most, but for Imam Sohaib Sultan, the game has been a series of lessons in spirituality

Stars, Stripes and Soccer

A German coach hopes to lead Team U.S.A. to victory at the World Cup

How Soccer Is Destroying America

For most of the 20th century, when so much of American culture was being adopted by others, Americans were adamant about not reciprocating by adopting the...

Check Out the Best World Cup Commercials So Far

The World Cup finally kicks off today in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In addition to the 32 teams vying for the championship, there’s likely to be even more soccer-themed...

All Brazilian Eyes Are on Soccer Savior Neymar

When the World Cup starts today, 200 million Brazilians will invest all their hopes of victory in a player who is the best the country has produced for a...

Report: Match-Fixing Plagued 2010 World Cup

Match-rigging was endemic to games in the run-up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, according to a New York Times report, casting doubts on FIFA’s...