Captain Andrei Arshavin leads a dynamic Russian squad.
Counting down the greatest games in the history of the tournament.
Liverpool and Chelsea will meet in the FA Cup final on Saturday–a clash between two teams moving in dramatically different directions.
When the fuss dies down, when FC Barcelona’s legions have dried their tears … What then for Pep Guardiola?
The men’s Olympic soccer tournament, which features players under 23, isn’t as big a deal as the World Cup. But America’s failure to qualify doesn’t speak well for the future.
And now the score from the Sports Crime League:
- Irving Picard $83 million, Mets $0
- HM Revenue & Customs $24 million, Glasgow Rangers, $0
- U.S. Attorney 13, R. Allen Stanford, 1
As the New York Mets sun themselves at …
The world’s most famous soccer player has signed a new two-year deal with the L.A. Galaxy. David Beckham, 36, is effectively ending his playing career stateside in Major League Soccer, though he certainly harbors an ambition to …
If America wins this World Cup, can we just bronze Abby Wambach’s head?
The U.S. Open ended Sunday, June 19, and the author of this gallery isn’t impressed. The sport of golf has a lot of explaining to do. TIME presents 10 very problematic, possibly evil sports
Really? That’s been the reaction of most Americans to the announcement that Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup. Perhaps such self-righteous American soccer buffs should try asking that of themselves. Really? As in, you’re really …
If they say a week’s a long time in politics then it’s surely an eternity when it comes to the machinations involved in landing a coveted World Cup in soccer.
Well, my earlier criticism of the Dutch is that they’ve tended to play up or down to the level of whatever team they’ve faced each day—a tactic that got them through the group round, but risked being trickier to replicate in the knock-out stage against the cream of the world’s footballing crop. The Netherlands not only …
Jeezo peezo. If that farce was a World Cup 1/8th final match, I wonder how we managed to avoid death by narcolepsy during the group rounds. Certainly the Netherlands deserved its 2-1 victory over Slovakia, but only because it lost what for the most part looked like a sleepwalk competition: the Dutch couldn’t quite manage to be as …