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


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


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

The Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game


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


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


Life is a game of inches.

The Challenges Ahead for Brazil now the World Cup is Over


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!?


“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


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


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.