At the current rate, more than 4,000 migrant workers will die to build the infrastructure for a soccer tournament. This is an abomination.
How Major League Soccer Can Beat the English Premier League in America: Embrace Its Inner Brooklyn
May 12, 2014
Now that Major League Soccer inked a new, eight-year TV deal, here is how it can win your heart.
The sport was changed forever.
Today is big for Sunil Gulati, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation.
Gus Johnson Won't Ruin Soccer
May 24, 2013
Soccer fans call the sport, without irony, “The Beautiful Game.” Sportscaster Gus Johnson, by contrast, does not luxuriate in the beauty of any game.
The Alex Ferguson Era Won't End With His Retirement
May 10, 2013
His legacy is Manchester United itself.
We Are Addicted to Football. It's Time for Rehab.
April 25, 2013
Tonight, the NFL Draft begins—in case you hadn’t heard. The cover of the most recent ESPN The Magazine is dedicated to it, and Sports Illustrated likely would have fronted it, too, had the Boston Marathon bombings not taken precedence.
The Biggest Ego in Professional Sports
April 23, 2013
The amazing and infuriating career of Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho.
The Brazilian star's shadow still looms over the MLS.
The Geopolitics of Cheating
February 18, 2013
Soccer's fixing epidemic is a symptom of a much bigger problem.