2022 World Cup predictions

It’s almost here! The 2022 World Cup kicks off on…

A way to remember Tom Cahill

David Wangerin begins his 2011 history of US soccer, Distant…

A few thoughts about Jake Daniels

When Blackpool forward Jake Daniels came out as gay a…

Nashville soccer is finally home

In a lot of ways, last Sunday felt like the…

Follow the money

If you follow the money – where it’s being spent…

One Knoxville SC and soccer’s growth in the Southeast

Before Nashville SC’s preseason kicks fully into gear, I took…

Other than arguments over kits, why do we watch soccer?

Over the holiday break, an old friend wrote to wish…

Three things from the USMNT’s Dos A Cero win over Mexico

The United States beat Mexico 2-0 at Cincinnati’s TQL Stadium…

The Battle of the Backline: Olympic games and head shavings

Of the many aspects of soccer culture that do not…

What they do for us

As always, human tragedy lends itself to reflection. And last…

Nothing without fans

A recent tweet by Alexi Lalas casts derisive eyes at…

The sublime meaning of the kickoff

Of the many aspects of soccer that I spend too…

PREVIEW: USMNT vs Costa Rica

The United States U-23 men’s national team kick off their…

My dysfunctional relationship with soccer

What is it that you love about soccer? Why does it…

USMNT to play Jamaica on March 25

The US Men’s National Team announced their second March friendly…

Racing Louisville FC and the Nashville contingent

When the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League kicks off, women’s…

How I learned to stop thinking and hate Reading FC

You don’t need a media ecologist to tell you that…

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

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

Player Ratings: New England Revolution vs. Nashville SC

Despite the litany of injuries surrounding the club and the…

Politics As Branding

If we are going to have a conversation about politics…

REPORT: Nashville SC To Return To Play Wednesday, August 12

Nashville SC are less than a week away from taking…

The Generative Spark of the MLS is Back Tournament

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

MLS to NFL Franchise Doppelgängers

The MLS is Back Tournament has begun and NFL training…

Soccer and the Language of Hope

It is hard to find any silver lining in the…