Test your soccer savvy with the ultimate FIFA World Cup history quiz

May 24th, 2018|

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup is less than a month away and it looks like it could become a tournament for the ages with […]

Luck vs Skill: Comparing the role of chance in hockey, football, baseball, soccer and basketball

May 19th, 2018|

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There’s an old adage in sports that it’s better to be lucky than good, but how much of a role does chance play in […]

Sweet butter crumpets! Yale goalie Scott Sterling has a face of steel

May 17th, 2018|

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In a 2014 parody video produced by Brigham Young University’s TV station, Yale’s hapless (and fictional) goalie Scott Sterling used his increasingly battered face […]

How to build an epic soccer stadium in Fortnite and conduct a real-life football Battle Royale

May 5th, 2018|

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Since its release last year, Fortnite has rapidly become one of the most popular multi-player survival games in history, with popular YouTubers like KSI […]

Star Wars Day: Sports teams from San Jose Sharks to Pittsburgh Steelers feel the Force

May 4th, 2018|

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It’s Star Wars Day once again (otherwise known as May the 4th) which means the sports world is once again paying tribute to George […]

Sideline sports reporters learn the hard way that beanball hazard isn’t limited to players

May 4th, 2018|

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A couple years ago, an Australian news reporter became news himself when he was struck in the head by a runaway skateboard. He joined […]

Soccer tykes: Can you identify Robin van Persie, Mario Balotelli and Neymar as kids?

May 3rd, 2018|

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With their images plastered everywhere from train station ceilings to ferris wheels you might think it would be impossible not to recognize the world’s […]

Goalkeeper cat’s paw-some skills rival those of Gianluigi Buffon and Iker Casillas

April 29th, 2018|

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In George Orwell’s dystopian novella Animal Farm, sheep bleat out the slogan, “Four legs good, two legs bad!” Later, Napolean, the dictatorial pig, decrees, […]

Lessons in sport: Remember when Muhammad Ali and George Foreman duked it out in Zaire?

April 26th, 2018|

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How good are you at deciphering visual sports puzzles? Instagram user @lessonsinsport has rendered another batch of stark graphics that hint at legendary sports […]

Do you know which team your favorite soccer star supported as a kid?

April 23rd, 2018|

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You probably can name all the clubs your favorite soccer player has played for, but do you know which team he supported as a […]

Revenge of the nerds — just wait until soccer robots have their own World Cup team

April 21st, 2018|

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Soccer stars are among the most idolized people on the planet. From David Beckham posing in his skivvies to the nuances of Cristiano Ronaldo’s […]

Fail Friday Follies: Top 100 cringe-worthy amateur soccer snafus (keep your eye on the ball)

April 20th, 2018|

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Motivated by dreams of becoming the next Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, tens of thousands of kids have at one time or another kicked […]