soccer

This Time, the Dutch Did Not Capitulate in Fortaleza
Their battle plan wilted in the heat, but Holland exhales into the quarterfinals
June 29, 2014

The Dutch battle plan wilted in the heat, but Holland exhales into the quarterfinals

James Rodriguez Is the Best Player of This World Cup
Even if Colombia loses, he's already done enough
June 29, 2014

Even if Colombia loses, he's already proved it

Chicago Is Officially the Most Soccer-Drunk City in America. (Which Is Saying Something.)
All respect to Kansas City, New York and LA, but the photos do not lie
June 29, 2014

All respect to Kansas City, New York and LA, but the photos do not lie 

Charts: Messi and RVP are Having Brilliantly Efficient World Cups. Michael Bradley, Not So Much.
Miles run per goal scored, versus most miles run, period
June 27, 2014

Which players squeezing the most goals out of the least effort, and who's working hardest for the least glory

Bravo, Klinsmann. And Look Out, Belgium!
It wasn't pretty, but we cheated (the Group of) Death
June 26, 2014

It wasn't pretty, but we cheated (the Group of) Death

USA-Germany Recap: 9 Takeaways On The Loss That Felt Like A Win
And on to the Round of 16 we go.
June 26, 2014

And on to the Round of 16 we go.

Soccer Players Are Worried About the Heat in Brazil, But They Actually Run Faster When It's Hot
Scientists put soccer players in 109 degree heat. Here's what they found out.
June 26, 2014

Scientists put soccer players in 109 degree heat. Here's what they found out. 

Forget Spain: Why I’m Mourning the End of Australia’s Golden Generation
An American fan's tribute to the upstarts from Down Under
June 24, 2014

An American fan's valentine to the upstarts from Down Under 

Algeria - France Would Be a Truly Historic Showdown
A slightly premature second round preview
June 23, 2014

A slightly premature second round preview

A Team to Charm Even the Chilean Left
La Roja have a country in the international headlines for happier reasons
June 23, 2014

Jorge Sampaoli and La Roja have a country in the international headlines for happier reasons

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