• Ed Garza: The former mayor who changed San Antonio's youth soccer landscape
    More than 90% of San Antonio's USLA players come from economically disadvantaged or poverty-level households.
  • Salary caps in Europe -- is Schalke making the first move?
    Schalke, through high transfer fees and salaries, has sought to buy success in recent years in an attempt to establish itself as a Champions League regular.
  • The new era of college recruiting: COVID changes the process for coaches and players
    The cancellation of showcase tournaments, campus visits and ID camps upended the traditionally long, sometimes awkward dance between coaches and athletes.
  • Steve Gans on youth soccer's Wild West and the need for safeguards
    The alphabet soup of competing leagues, even entire associations, means there is little oversight.
  • NWSL's return: A unique chance to grow the fan base and for new stars to rise
    Is this the year women's soccer develops more hard-core fans? Not just the kids who want Alex Morgan's autograph.
  • American goalkeeper Bryane Heaberlin on playing in Germany's Frauen-Bundesliga amid the pandemic
    The Floridian starts for FFC Frankfurt, one of the oldest and most decorated women's teams in the Frauen-Bundesliga.
  • Investigations closing in on FIFA boss Gianni Infantino
    FIFA President Gianni Infantino came to power in 2016 on the heels of Sepp Blatter, who eventually stood down after multiple FIFA officials were arrested.
  • Varsity Blues' scandal and COVID-19 force universities to rethink priorities
    So the stereotype of athletes ignoring academics often doesn't apply. But neither does the notion that sports pay the bills.
  • College club soccer provides well-balanced option for competitive players -- plus management experience
    Students schedule their games, design their own jerseys, fund their own travel -- and compete for regional and national titles.
  • Tony Sanneh's extraordinary post-playing career: 'I knew I had to give back'
    Years before retiring from a 17-year pro soccer career in 2009, Tony Sanneh had planned out his next chapter.
  • Nicole Hercules leads Black Coaches' Advocacy Group amid strife and hope
    "I've always believed in collaboration, and soon we'll be in a position to announce some important strategic alliances."
  • All rise for the anthem. Or not. It's a choice
    When I was a lad, the Scottish national anthem was the jaunty "Scotland the Brave," but few people knew the words.
  • Kevin Crow, pro star and Olympian in 1980s, on his youth club homecoming and new academy landscape
    The Technical Director of Ballistic United, the Northern California youth club that launched his career, is also the CYSA Technical Director.
  • Bundesliga's road-win stats prove the power of the crowd
    The statistics have always shown that, broadly speaking, home advantage is a genuine factor in determining the outcome of results.
  • America Scores delivers wide range of virtual Soccer Summits for coaches of all levels
    With its young player-poets isolated at home, America Scores built online channels so coaches could remain connected.
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