The U.S. Soccer Federation Claims the Women's Team Actually Earns More Than the Men's Team, Prompting Backlash
Both the men's and women's national teams have disputed the USSF's claims.
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Is the Best in the World and Still Can't Get Equal Pay
The United States Soccer Federation has argued the women generate less revenue—a claim that is not supported by the current evidence.
How Corruption Has Dampened Brazilian Affection for the World Cup
Brazilians have become increasingly disenchanted with soccer as political scandals continue to cloud the country's news cycle.
The Lede, Issue #20: Responding to the Fukushima Accident, Bringing Back the Grizzly, FIFA Corruption, and More
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The 2014 World Cup Will Be The Biggest Media Event Ever
This post recognizes it is adding to the noise—but remains hopeful that it also says something valuable about the future of media coverage.
Will Soccer Ever Be as Big as Football in the United States?
As soccer picks up fans and followers in the U.S., entrepreneurs are betting that they’ll be able to make a lot of money off of a sport that’s already enormously popular elsewhere. Will their bets pay off?
The Best Team in the World That's No Longer a Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina makes its maiden voyage to the World Cup this summer, and Croatia will be playing in its fourth tournament, but the memories of Yugoslavia—and the what-if questions—have yet to fade away.