Game-by-game guide to Women’s World Cup group stage

Three basic icons here: 📺 ️- must-watch☠️ - must-win 🏏- country also playing in Cricket World Cup on same day Times Eastern Friday, June 7 3 p.m., FS1: France vs South Korea. Traditional first-day favorable matchup for the hosts. Saturday, June 8 📺 9 a.m., FS1: Germany vs China. Does China have anything to offer … Continue reading Game-by-game guide to Women’s World Cup group stage

Want to make soccer a “top sport” in the USA, Mr. Infantino? Here’s your checklist

Let's say this first about the White House visit by FIFA president Gianni Infantino and U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro: The "red card to the media" stunt was disgraceful. Maybe Infantino is unaware that the current occupant of the White House has incited hatred toward the media -- not just the usual complaints about unfair … Continue reading Want to make soccer a “top sport” in the USA, Mr. Infantino? Here’s your checklist

Best World Cup ever? Three reasons why it wasn’t

The just-concluded World Cup is being hailed as many things -- great, the greatest in a while, the greatest ever. It was certainly unique, as Soccer America's Paul Kennedy says: an unusually high number of own goals, an unusually low number of red cards and fouls. (Granted, you could attribute the latter to the notion … Continue reading Best World Cup ever? Three reasons why it wasn’t