• 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.
  • Ed Foster-Simeon: 'Soccer is a powerful vehicle for social change'
    The U.S. Soccer Foundation supports soccer organizations and field-building initiatives with an emphasis on underserved communities.
  • Shared sense of purpose between MLS and its players takes a hit
    Players speaking out about how the labor talks unfolded, particularly in the end, say it was unsettling.
  • High school comeback guidelines raise complex questions (Part 2)
    In the weeks and months to come, coaches will learn far more about soccer -and themselves - than they ever imagined.
  • Eight great women's games -- from Mia Hamm at UNC in 1990 to world championships and NWSL
    I've been privileged to see many great games live, particularly in women's soccer. I've come up with a list of the very best.
  • Rising U.S. star Naomi Girma on prepping for postponed U-20 World Cup, virtual team-building, and falling in love with soccer with a free-play start
    As a young girl, being inside the house didn't stop Naomi Girma from playing soccer. She and her older brother, Nathaniel, kicked around frequently in the living room.
  • Pandemic won't halt NWSL's momentum
    A few years earlier, a pandemic might have been the NWSL's death knell. But it is set to become the first U.S. pro team sport to return to play.
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