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As MLS Takes Off, There is Potential for a Less Racist Soccer Culture in America

As MLS Takes Off, There is Potential for a Less Racist Soccer Culture in America

By Jack Lonergan September 8, 2022

Few things elicit such extreme emotions the way soccer does. The fervor that floods stadiums produces moments of agony and ecstasy every match. This environment of heightened emotion can feel supernatural...

HAMPERS | Higuaín Signing Reinvigorates Chelsea Hopes

HAMPERS | Higuaín Signing Reinvigorates Chelsea Hopes

By Dean Hampers February 5, 2019

Gonzalo Higuaín’s reputation in the world of soccer could hardly be more mixed. The enigmatic Argentine striker is famous for his misses on large stages, including a golden chance in front of the...

HAMPERS | Soccer in US Market Shows Encouraging Signs

HAMPERS | Soccer in US Market Shows Encouraging Signs

By Dean Hampers January 25, 2019

Despite being the most popular sport across the globe, soccer has seldom enjoyed popularity in the United States. The fall of 2017 brought a potent reminder of the United States’ lag in soccer relative...

CRAIGE: Inflated Egos Detrimental to Team Chemistry

CRAIGE: Inflated Egos Detrimental to Team Chemistry

By Vanessa Craige September 27, 2016

Despite the wonderful games that took place this past weekend, the soccer world has been marred by a series of questionable events. The events have forced the question: How should teams deal with players...

CRAIGE: Kantés Departure Could Spell End to Leicesters Run

CRAIGE: Kanté’s Departure Could Spell End to Leicester’s Run

By Vanessa Craige July 19, 2016

The Little Engine That Could. The Ultimate Cinderella Team. Both of these titles describe the most wonderful surprise of all surprises: the English Premier League champion Leicester City. Most of us are...

CRAIGE: Mourinho Hire Can Bring Change to Manchester United

CRAIGE: Mourinho Hire Can Bring Change to Manchester United

By Vanessa Craige June 7, 2016

The self-styled “Special One” is recognized as one of the top managers in the soccer world. Wherever he goes, championships follow. Despite this, he never stays too long in one place, for as much as...

SCHENK: Leicester City Embodies Underdog

SCHENK: Leicester City Embodies Underdog

By Sinead Schenk April 26, 2016

Everyone loves an underdog. From the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeating the Soviet Union in 1980 to the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series in 2004, defying the odds has always had the inexplicable...

CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

CRAIGE: Low Level Clubs Surprise in EPL this Year

By Vanessa Craige December 8, 2015

As the semester winds down and we approach winter break, I cannot help but marvel at what a soccer season it has been so far. Granted, the usual suspects like F.C. Barcelona and Bayern Munich have continued...

CRAIGE: Vardy Leads Leicester Citys Early Success

CRAIGE: Vardy Leads Leicester City’s Early Success

By Vanessa Craige November 10, 2015

Costa. Coutinho. Kane. Rooney. These are the names that come to mind when thinking about the top players in the Premier League in terms of the impact they have on their teams. One definitely would not...

SANTAMARIA: Cuadrado Move Succeeds

By Paolo B. Santamaria February 6, 2015

Between Jan. 3 and Feb. 2, the English Premier League’s transfer window opened to mark the halfway point of its season. The transfer window allows teams to acquire a final piece to help them win a league...

MAJD: Manchester United Losing Prestige

By Darius Majd August 26, 2014

When it comes to professional club soccer, the English Premier League is at the pinnacle of depth and competitiveness, with top-flight clubs on par with any other team in the world, and mid-table teams...

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