The USA's Failure To Qualify for the World Cup Was a Long Time Coming
It took a miraculous confluence of events for the U.S. Men's National Team to fail to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. But it was not a fluke.
When It Comes to Diversity, Is Women's Soccer Making Progress?
U.S. soccer has long been criticized for its lack of diversity. Half the first-round picks in the NWSL draft this year were women of colour, but that doesn't appear to be the result of larger structural changes.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Declare National Holiday for World Cup Qualifier Even Though They're Already Eliminated
St. Vincent has exactly zero points in the World Cup Qualifying table, folks. They're just happy to be out there.