World Cup 2010
It seems as if the French soccer team may not get away from its actions during the World Cup scot-free.
According to the Associated Press, French striker Thierry Henry called for a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy upon the team’s return to France to discuss their disastrous World Cup showing.
Sarkozy, who Read More
Today we learn that a 29-year-old South African woman has ripped open her windpipe due to over-enthusiasm Read More
For the first half of the 20th century, baseball was New York’s game. Sure, romantics insisted that baseball was a pastoral game, a throwback to the days of yeomen farmers and vast farmlands. But New Yorkers knew that was all hokum-baseball was played in places like Flatbush and the South Bronx and Harlem. And Read More
Before the advent of Major League Soccer, the founding of Italy’s Serie A or the UEFA Champions League, even before the first FIFA World Cup, there was Sporting Club Gjøa. Last Saturday afternoon, well over 100 young footballers and their parents gathered at the old Gjøa clubhouse on 62nd Street in Brooklyn to watch the Read More
On the afternoon of Saturday, June 11, the central village of East Hampton was packed with two types: those who were shopping because it was too cold and overcast for the beach, and those who came to one of the casual eateries to watch the highly anticipated United States vs. U.K. soccer match at the Read More
Here’s our list of etiquette for the clueless or just plain lazy.
Call soccer “football” if you’re American.
This is pretentious.
Root for the U.S.
Our great nation does not dominate at soccer. This should be obvious based solely on the fact that the most memorable soccer Read More
Caught the fever yet? Here’s our rundown of the matches to watch, and where to watch them.
Honduras vs. Chile
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The rivalry: The underdog Honduran team is only competing in its second-ever World Cup, but Chile’s coach, Marcelo Bielsa, said he doesn’t want his team to downplay the threat Read More