Hope Solo Shouldn't Be Playing Professional Sports, Either

The NFL's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case has opened a belated discussion on how professional sports enable crap behavior in their athletes, and the private horror of domestic violence for its victims. But in the flurry of firings and bannings and panel appointings in the NFL, one professional sports… » 9/19/14 12:20pm 9/19/14 12:20pm

World Cup Soccer Stats Erase The Sport's Most Dominant Players: Women

There are few sporting events I get as excited about as the World Cup. I played soccer in high school, in the NCAA, and for five years post-college, including two glorious years in the Golden Gate Women's League, Premier Division. What the U.S. Men's National Team has accomplished is extraordinary, with a second… » 7/07/14 3:40pm 7/07/14 3:40pm

Genius Performance Artist Ann Coulter Is Now Pretending to Hate Soccer

Performance artist/"conservative pundit" Ann Coulter — whose previous bold works include "No Woman Should Be President" and "Screw You, Obama" — has debuted her newest piece, a brave and stunning indictment on American sports culture masked by a heightened and ridiculous tirade against soccer, on the Clarion-Ledger. » 6/26/14 6:45pm 6/26/14 6:45pm

World Cup Soccer Teams Face Consequences Over Homophobic Fans

Mexico and Brazil's World Cup soccer teams are facing disciplinary action following obnoxious behavior by their respective fan bases, who simply could not resist the urge to yell gay slurs at players from the other teams. But the two Latin American teams aren't the only ones with fan bases full of shitheads who can't… » 6/19/14 7:00pm 6/19/14 7:00pm