Why the World Club Cup has become a glorified exhibition
On Wednesday, former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu was found dead in his apartment outside Los Angeles. Authorities are calling Irabu’s death an apparent suicide.
Thank you, ladies of Japan and the United States. Thanks to you, the next time someone whines about the lack of excitement in soccer, we get to punch that person in the face.
The women’s World Cup title game, between the U.S. and Japan, in Frankfurt, kicks off at 2:45 Eastern time today. Here are five things to watch for in of the most highly anticipated games in U.S. soccer history.
Samuel Eto’o and Cameroon look like they’ve booked an early flight home from South Africa after an abysmal performance that saw them lose 1-0 to Japan. And that result was a fair reflection of a game in which the “Indomitable Lions” simply failed to play the game necessary to make the most use of the talents and athleticism of some of …