Teach me how to sing

This week, as seems to happen once a month or…

Being There

Back in February, if I looked into the future, I…

Heroes: Gail Newsham and the Dick, Kerr Ladies Football Team

With the extraordinary success and popularity of the US Women’s…

You had me at zero

For those who hate soccer, a 0-0 score line is…

Is soccer still soccer without fans?

What is soccer without fans? It’s a ridiculous question on…

We Are All Miserable

“What impressed me most was just how much most of…

Nashville SC Stadium Update

Tonight’s online update regarding the progress on the Nashville SC…

The Grumpy Column

Everyone deserves a grumpy old man column.  And this is…

Backtalk

Just what is the nature of the relationship between a…

Growing Talent

When the Portland Timbers won the MLS is Back tournament,…

Politics As Branding

If we are going to have a conversation about politics…

While Waiting Out the Pandemic

“Against the corporate excess of Bayern, Dortmund felt like a…

The Generative Spark of the MLS is Back Tournament

The following comes directly from the department of silver linings:…

Hooligan Memoirs and Our Future

Fans and groups tend to shape each other, talking a…

Soccer and the Language of Hope

It is hard to find any silver lining in the…

A forged passion: Mike Jacobs and the road to Nashville

By John Sloop and Davey Shepherd When Nashville Soccer Club’s…