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With MLS SuperDraft Fading Into Obscurity, What’s Next?

Similar to many American workers over the past 15 years, MLS players might be the only American athletes feeling the pinch of globalization. The Wall Street Journal’s headline this week basically sums up the problem with an article previewing the upcoming SuperDraft as “The Most Meaningless Draft in Sports.” The SuperDraft is limping along like […]

Injuries Force Tayler Twellman Into Early Retirement

One of the greatest careers the MLS has ever seen came to an abrupt (although not unexpected) ending earlier this week. Throughout eight seasons with the Revolution, Tayler Twellman has had to battle through seven diagnosed concussions, sinus problems, broken cheekbones, broken feet, and innumerable muscle tears and strains.  When, earlier this year, Twellman was […]

The Couch Potato Report: Supersized Edition

Nobody likes a whiner. So I won’t start off this week’s “Couch Potato Report” whining about why there wasn’t a “C.P.R.” last week. I won’t tell you that my awkwardly big feet kicked the switch of my surge protector underneath my computer, powering down my PC and leaving my unsaved, nearly completed article left as […]

The History of Soccer’s Unpopularity in the US

This is the first in a three-part series analyzing soccer’s impact on American sports. SoB’s Erikk takes a look today at soccer’s history in the U.S. In very few international arenas is the United States of America second to any other country. However, when it comes to men’s soccer, or, as the superpowers of the […]