Copa America semifinal predictions: Who will meet in the final?

As the 2016 Copa America Centenario tournament winds down, only four teams remain to compete for the coveted trophy.  Some teams have disappointed and crashed out in the initial group stage (Brazil, Uruguay), while others have exceeded expectations (Venezuela, Peru). While the players are given the opportunity to showcase their skills on the world stage, the […]

Messi lifts Argentina over Venezuela with great goal

Lionel Messi is the best player in the world right now. Cristiano Ronaldo has battled through some injuries, and he’s been downright awful (by his standards) during tyhe Euro 2016 tournament so far, even missing a key penalty kick on Saturday. But Messi has been lethal in the Copa America Centenario tournament so far. He […]

Daniel Sturridge’s goal lifts England over Wales, fans go nuts celebrating

England striker Daniel Sturridge entered Thursday’s Euro 2016 match against Wales as a substitute, and man, it’s a good thing he did. The team was in desperate need of three points after allowing a late goal for a 1-1 draw against Russia in its first match, so they needed to take care of their neighbor […]

Copa America Centenario quarterfinal predictions: Who will advance?

We’ve reached the quarterfinal round of the Copa America tournament, and have seen some of the best players in the world competing for the glory of their country. Virtually every game has been competitive and hard-fought. We’ve seen a surprising Venezuelan team advance by beating Uruguay for their first win in a competitive match against La […]

Main forwards at Euro 2016

The time is once again at hand for Euro 16 as the world eagerly awaits the magic and excitement of the beautiful game and the players that represent the best that European football brings to one of the biggest stages of professional soccer. The stars of European football that we witnessed dominating the stage on […]

LOOK: DeAndre Hopkins at Mexico-Venezuela game

Houston Texans superstar WR DeAndre Hopkins is enjoying his time before training camp picks up in a month. With Mexico and Venezuela squaring off in the Copa America Centenario on Monday night at NRG Stadium in Houston, it made sense that Hopkins would attend to get in on the action. .

Peru eliminates Brazil with controversial hand-ball goal (VIDEO)

All Brazil had to do was avoiding losing to Peru to advance to the quarterfinal stage of the Copa America Centenario. That seemed like a reasonable task for the seventh-ranked team in the world, who, judging by Peru’s ineptitude on offense, needed just one goal to provide the insurance of emerging with either a win […]

Euro 2016 predictions: Who will advance past the group stage?

With the best countries in Europe set to compete in France starting on Friday, the world will be treated to top-shelf football competition. When the competition began in 2014, there were 53 teams competing (host country France receives an automatic bye prior to this stage). With 24 teams fighting to advance in six groups, the […]

Uruguay players confused when stadium plays wrong national anthem

Someone who works at the University of Phoenix Stadium is likely in trouble after the wrong pre-game audio was played before Sunday’s Mexico-Uruguay match. The pre-game ceremony started like a normal one would, as Mexico’s players heard their national anthem blaring through the PA system. However, Uruguay’s players were quite confused afterward when their turn […]

Crystal Palace Falls Short in Extra Time in the FA Cup Final

It was a Cinderella Story that just wasn’t meant to be. After one of the greatest seasons in the club’s history Crystal Palace fell to Manchester United 2-1 in the FA Cup final on Saturday. The match was one of the most important matches in Palace’s history. Before Saturday, the Eagles had reached the final […]

Liverpool, Sevilla fans fight before EL Final

Liverpool and Sevilla were set to face off Wednesday in the UEFA Europe League Final, but fans of both sides began battling it out before they could even hit the pitch and begin playing. They managed to get near the field, behind the goal, in a large open area, and that’s where things got crazy, […]

Blas Perez scores MLS goal of the year

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Blas Perez had yet to score a goal this season heading into Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Fire, but he put an end to that slump in a huge way. Perez gave the Caps the lead in the 36th minute of the game, but the Fire later tied it in the […]

Cristiano Ronaldo has his own personal umbrella attendant

Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably the best footballer in the world right now, and when you’re that good, you don’t need to worry about the elements or things of that nature. No, instead, you can just hire your own personal attendant to take care of the weather for you. So when it rains, for example, you […]

Breaking down final week of La Liga season: Who will win the title?

After a grueling 37 matches played thus far this season, only one game is left to decide who will be lifting the La Liga trophy this Saturday. The top three teams could hardly be closer, being separated by three points in the standings.  They have all performed well this season, and have qualified for Champions […]

FIFA’s new president brings new hope for the game of soccer

Gianni Infantino is the new president of soccer’s corruption-scarred world governing body, winning election after promising national leaders of the sport that he would share the wealth from FIFA’s $5 billion World Cup revenues. Infantino was chosen on the second-ballot Friday to fill the unexpired term of longtime FIFA leader Sepp Blatter, who was forced […]

Manchester United face fresh David de Gea battle

Manchester United weren’t the only club who began to feel worried when Real Madrid saw their transfer ban suspended by FIFA at the end of January, but the Premier League outfit could find that one of their players is right at the top of the Primera Liga giant’s shopping list this summer. David de Gea […]

Matt Miazga: Terry’s Successor or Another Loanee?

John Terry announced at the weekend that this, his 21st year at Chelsea will be his last, and an MLS swansong alongside his former England teammates, Steven Gerrard and Ashley Cole looks like a real possibility. This leave’s a huge hole in the Blues defence just waiting to be filled. There has already been plenty […]

Winners, losers of European football season so far

The European football leagues have played just over half their games this season, featuring fairly predictable results. There are a handful of teams that have surpassed expectations, but others that have disappointed. Let’s take a closer look at those teams and the reasons why they have performed as they have this season. Winners Leicester City  Most […]

Jose Mourinho fired: What it means for Chelsea’s future

Chelsea FC and former manager Jose Mourinho parted ways officially on Thursday, although no one following the story can be too surprised. While Mourinho himself has gone to great lengths to reinforce his resolve to right the ship in North London, Chelsea has not shown any public support for The Special One in recent weeks. […]

Abby Wambach gets standing ovation leaving final match (video)

The USWNT fans in attendance at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome erupted when Abby Wambach was substituted out of Wednesday night’s match against China in the 70th minute. It was the final time Wambach would leave (or enter) a match at the international level, and the great ovation the fans gave her reflected that. WATCH:

MLS Cup final preview

After a nine-month long season, the MLS will hold its final match on Sunday, with the Columbus Crew hosting the Portland Timbers. At the onset of the season, the odds of the Crew to win the Cup were 15-1, while the Timbers were longer shots at 20-1. With the top four cups favored to win […]

El Clásico winners and losers

After a break for international competition, the European football leagues resumed play on Saturday. Probably the most anticipated match was in Spain, where Barcelona traveled to the Bernabeu against rival Real Madrid. Few matches elicit raw emotions quite like this one, and this game was no exception. With over 80,000 Real fans in attendance and a healthy […]