Girl's game. Totally.
The beautiful game they call football is coming back to the US for the 2014 International Champions Cup! Some of the world's top prancers will be on show for this strange contest, strutting like demented peacocks high on their own glandular secretions. Soccer has never been a major draw in America, but that is probably due to the quality of the domestic leagues. When the big guns come to town, everyone and his yankee poodle wants to go see what the fuss is about. And by "... [Read more]
The big news in the soccer world this week is the General Motors sponsorship of commercial behemoth Manchester United. The mud has been flying (off the pitch, not on it), and GM have busily parlayed accusations of favoring European sponsorships into grand "global" statements following the announcement in Shanghai. GM is the world's largest automobile producer, and United are often referred to as the biggest football club in the world. When these titans decided to jump into bed together, there ha... [Read more]