Welcome, drive-by pundits. Can we introduce you to the NWSL?

I'll toss this into the "maybe tying pay to revenue isn't such a good idea" argument, and please don't take one part out of context ... Over the past week, per the daily Soccer America newsletter, eight MLS games and one CONCACAF game had better attendance than the WNT's game in Tampa. What does this … Continue reading Welcome, drive-by pundits. Can we introduce you to the NWSL?

U.S. women’s soccer team v U.S. Soccer. Please let somebody win

I'll need to start with disclaimers, for some people in the women's soccer community have sharp knives and blurred vision, and some people think saying, "Hey, that point you made won't stand up in court" is the work of a misogynistic craptastic devil in a Belly T-shirt. So let's start: DISCLAIMERS 1. The point of … Continue reading U.S. women’s soccer team v U.S. Soccer. Please let somebody win

That time MLS (and many others) was sued for $50 million

A bit of hilarity from the California court system ... In 2014, one James C. Maxey sued Major League Soccer, alleging a conspiracy that involved "John Does 1-1999." It's hard to say exactly what Maxey claimed MLS did. He says he was injured on Sept. 11, 2001, and that the injuries were caused by "George … Continue reading That time MLS (and many others) was sued for $50 million