Same Song. Different Beat: The Experience of Soccer in Japan

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You don’t really know Soccer until you’ve experienced it all over the World. Turns out some Leagues march to a different beat.

The Best of “Sports Explained . . .” for 2014

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If you make only one resolution in 2015, make sure you resolve to checkout our “Sports Explained…” series every week. We promise you’ll flip over them— you’re welcome!

Sports Explained: The Beautiful Game of Soccer

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Jason Sudeikis, The Simpsons, and The Minions take a stab at explaining soccer.

Parents Behaving Badly, Part II: The Questions We Should Be Asking Ourselves

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Hank Zona tells parents what questions they should ask of themselves to navigate the world of youth sports.

What My Son’s Love of Soccer Did to Make Me a Better Dad

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An already great dad Chad Schefka, shares how he took notes from his son’s playbook

The Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game

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Corruption, Sexism, and Racism in Soccer. Will Ooi calls out FIFA and its leadership.

Speaking Out Against Sexism In Soccer

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Matt Wolstenholme has had enough of the entrenched sexism in the sport of soccer.

Why FIFA Needs to Move the 2022 World Cup From Qatar

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Marco Cerino on why The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is a bad, bad move from FIFA.

Video Fun: Our Top Twelve Funniest Sports Commercials EVER

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Michael Kasdan brings you the funniest sports-themed commercials of all time! From Peyton Manning’s “Cut that meat!” to Glavine and Maddux’s “Chicks dig the long ball.”

Lessons From a 5-Year-Old Soccer Player

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Life is a game of inches.

The Challenges Ahead for Brazil now the World Cup is Over

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The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is over. It brought much joy, and huge disappointment for the hosts – perhaps even worse than the Maracanazo in 1950.

Who Stole Our Football?

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Football was a global community sport, now it has become a corporate global commodity.

Soccer Is Not Manly. What!?

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“Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.” –Ben Askren

Truth in Engineering: How Germany Beat Brazil and Won a Fanbase in China

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A shock to most, Germany’s dismantling of Brazil in the World Cup explains why they have a legion of fans in China.

Watch all 7 Of Germany’s Goals in One Video

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This 6 second video highlights the “greatest World Cup performance of this century, complete with all seven of Germany’s goals.”

The Algerian National Team is Donating all $9 Million of its World Cup Prize Money to Gaza

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Players on the Algerian national soccer team, which lost in a knockout-round bout against Germany in the World Cup, will donate all of its money to the people of Gaza, a report stated.