Arab in Alabama

An Arab-American’s Take on Peace, Freedom, Sweet Tea and living in the South.

What the Next FIFA President Could do to Tackle Child Trafficking in Football

One of the biggest human rights issues in sports is now a talking point for FIFA presidential hopeful.

More Sex During South Africa’s World Cup Meant More Boys Nine Months on

Sex and Soccer. They effect each other more than you’d think.

Life is a Game of Inches: Lessons From a 5-Year-Old Soccer Player

The ball’s right in front of you, but the goal is far away. You could kick it as hard and fast as you can, but the chance you’ll hit your target is slim. Tyler Tervooren shows us the importance of patience and carefully crafted skills in life.

The US Won the World Cup—Not the Women’s World Cup

Aaron Duncan on breaking the default to the masculine in sports.

The US Women’s World Cup Champs Are Not An Inspiration to Women

Since the Americans took home the crown at the Women’s World Cup in Canada, there have been a steady mantra of how inspirational the US team are for young girls. They are much more than that.

A Red Card In The Name of Equality

Once again, the eyes of the world have turned to the sport of soccer. As Japan and America fight in the World Cup Final on July 5th, we see signs of progress and back steps in this edition of the Friday Sports Dump.

US Soccer’s Dads

As the US Women’s National Team attempts to win its third World Cup, a trio of dads do their part to help the US’s Soccer Moms chase their dreams.

Sports Explained: The Women’s World Cup

From M&Ms to Michael Jordan, GMP’s Sports Explained series slide tackles, the Women’s World Cup.

GMP Sports World Cup Playlist

Wai Salas curates the perfect playlist to get you pumped for The World Cup!

The Beginner’s Guide to the Women’s World Cup

The Women’s World Cup is here. Are you ready to be a true American and cheer on the Red, White, and Blue? Wai Sallas has you covered with The Beginner’s Guide to the Women’s World Cup.

FIFA Is Dead. Long Live Football!

Will Ooi gets you caught up on all the happenings with the FIFA take-down and what it means for the sport.

Whoops, We’ve Got A Leaky Blatter

It’s time for FIFA, and Sepp Blatter to step up and teach our kids about stewardship

Why FIFA Prosecution Is Worth It, Even If The Big Fish Get Away

The lowdown on the FIFA prosecutions and what they mean.

Why Sponsors May Be the Only Ones Who Can Reform FIFA

There is a growing business risk for sponsors from being associated with FIFA and they are better placed than UEFA even to push for reform.

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Soccer Fan: Watching the FA Cup Final in Australia

David Saunders reflects on a life following his beloved Arsenal from thousands of miles away in Australia. And he also manages to preview this Saturday’s FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Aston Villa … with semi-objectivity.