When Argentina decided to cancel its friendly with Israel on the Saturday before the start of the tournament, most of the players sounded relieved. 454 more words
There’s a hoary old sports gambling adage to “never bet the ice,” an allusion to the vagaries of ice hockey and its unpredictable nature.
Now that the US is legitimizing sports gambling as a safe and fun alternative to hand gun ownership, soccer will be under the gambler’s (and regulator’s) lens. 334 more words
I loathe when soccer is explained with American football analogies. But I just can’t help thinking about Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku in football gear. He has the look, the bulk, and the freaky size and speed combination that suggests he would be a mid-level performer at the combines. 362 more words
Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. hosted his youth football camp over the weekend, which featured a number of young boys with haircuts similar to his, as you can see in the photo below. 139 more words