[WORLD CUP 2010 DRAW] As expected, the FIFA Organizing Committee chose to use geography to place the 24 unseeded teams in three pots for ... Read the whole story
"We wanted to make this place different from other soccer complexes and serving healthier food was going to be part of that. It had never been done before but we thought it would be perfect for
Johnson County parents who want their kids to eat healthier. But at the end of the day, it seems everyone just wants their junk food fix."
-- Mike Laplante, the manager of the Overland Park Soccer Complex in Kansas, upon the city terminating after three months its three-year contract with Leap Hospitality, which was offering healthy alternatives (such as salads and sandwiches) to the complex's menu. City staff noticed hot dogs, chips, candy and colas "were selling like hotcakes," reported the (Kansas City Star).
[TELEVISION GUIDE] ESPN2 will provide three hours of coverage of Friday's 2010 World Cup Draw, beginning at noon ET. For a look at what's ... Read the whole story
[WORLD CUP 2010 DRAW] South Africa's Academy Award winner Charlize Theron will be the guest presenter assisting FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke during the ... Read the whole story
[MLS] Two down, three to go. Chivas USA is hiring of former Mexican and U.S. international Martin Vasquez as its new head coach, leaving ... Read the whole story
[VIDEO] Argentine Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or (Golden Ball) as the 2009 Player of the Year by the largest margin in history. For ... Read the whole story
[MLS] Jay Heaps, the longest serving member of the New England Revolution, is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference scheduled for ... Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Goalkeeper Brad Guzan, who as Brad Friedel's understudy doesn't see league action, started for Aston Villa in its 4-2 Carling League Cup ... Read the whole story