Soccer

‘The Return of Sports’: League Commissioners to Participate in ESPN Panel

‘The Return of Sports’: League Commissioners to Participate in ESPN Panel

As professional sports approach their respective “return-to-play” initiatives amid the coronavirus pandemic, several notable commissioners have agreed to sit down for a chat. In a panel discussion hosted by ESPN, league leaders will share their thoughts concerning the obstacles that lie ahead as U.S. sports resume. Straight From the Commissioners’ …

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St. Louis Wins Bid for MLS Expansion Team

St. Louis Wins Bid for MLS Expansion Team

It appears than an MLS team is heading to St. Louis according to sources close to the prospective owners’ group. The Enterprise Holdings Foundation is teaming up with World Trade Organization CEO Jim Kavanaugh and contributing $250 million for a new stadium. MLS commissioner Don Garber was very impressed with …

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Alejandro Bedoya Scores Goal, Tells Congress to End Gun Violence

Alejandro Bedoya Scores Goal, Tells Congress to End Gun Violence

Philadelphia Union’s midfielder, Alejandro Bedoya spoke out against gun violence using an on-field microphone after scoring the first goal in a match against DC United on Sunday. Commenting that “words without actions are just worthless,” Bedoya used his Twitter account to address his sentiments on the recent mass shootings during …

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Lionel Messi Calls Out Refs, VAR system After 2-0 Loss to Brazil

Lionel Messi Calls Out Refs, VAR system After 2-0 Loss to Brazil

The Argentinian national team lost 2-0 to Brazil in the Copa America semi-finals last Tuesday and Lionel Messi isn’t too happy. He isn’t angry with the result, however. His anger is aimed at the way the referees’ used—or didn’t use—the video assistant referee (VAR) system. “The officials were tired of …

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Ranking Every Women’s World Cup Final

Ranking Every Women’s World Cup Final

The Women’s World Cup is considerably younger than its male counterpart, with this summer seeing just the eighth iteration of the tournament. Interest in the competition has grown significantly since its humble beginnings in the early 90s. But even older soccer fans might not remember anything before Brandi Chastain and …

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