Summer of Soccer: Copa America Centenario Preview

Welcome to the summer of soccer. With the European Championship starting in a few weeks, it is time to preview the other big tournament of the summer: the Copa America Centenario. 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of its inception, and as a result, more teams were able to qualify for the special edition of the South American giant. This means more

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11 breakout stars for USMNT in 2016

2016 is a massive year for the United States Men’s National Team simply because it is the stepping stone for the future. World Cup qualifiers continue to get more intense and the US is hosting the centennial anniversary of the Copa America. Messi, Neymar, James Rodriguez and a host of other stars will take center stage this summer. The team

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The magic of the FA Cup

It was one of the sports biggest upsets ever. Last year, Premier League champions Chelsea lost to a third tier team in Bradford City at Stamford Bridge. At first glance, this result may make one think it was a game of EA Sports’ FIFA. Nope. This was the FA Cup. It is basically England’s version of March Madness, but on steroids. Every

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Missouri Valley Conference CBB Preview

Ah, the Missouri Valley Conference. It’s a conference made for March Madness darlings, just as Wichita State and Northern Iowa have shown over the past few years. This year, expect more of the same from the top two teams, but the rest of the conference will be nothing short of a crap shoot. So, let’s get down to business, here

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Leicester’s Legend: the story of Jamie Vardy

Ten years ago, Jamie Vardy was as far away from soccer stardom as humanly possible. Wearing an electronic brace for assaulting someone outside a pub, he was placed on house arrest. He was later granted probation and worked a factory day job making splints. Today, he is the Premier League leader in goals, and has scored in a record-breaking 11

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MLS Cup 2015 Preview

Sunday’s MLS Cup between Columbus Crew vs Portland Timbers was the final that fans really were not expecting. But nonetheless, these two made it through and now it’s time to show who is the best in MLS. Let’s break it down by positions. Goalkeepers: Columbus Crew’s keeper, Steve Clark, has not been tested too much in the playoffs, until the

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Euro Qualifiers: Predictions and Analysis

Soccer’s second most important tournament is happening next summer. Eight teams are fighting for its final four spots in order to book a ticket to France. It’s a pretty big deal, so much so that the Premier League is off this week, and it’s all happening this weekend. Let’s take a look at the match-ups. Norway vs Hungary The last

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MLS playoff update

Major League Soccer playoffs are upon us and there has been more drama in what has already been a ground-breaking season. Western Conference Knockout Round For starters, Sigi Schmid and Clint Dempsey’s Seattle Sounders finally hurdled the LA Galaxy in a stunning 3-2 upset which a star-studded lineup consisting of Steven Gerrard, Robbie Keane, Giovani dos Santos, and Gyasi Zardes. That

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