Andrew Helms

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: 14-Year-Old Freddy Adu and the Age Truthers

Twelve years ago, MLS drafted 14-year-old phenom Freddy Adu, who was dogged by questions about his real age.
Andrew Helms
1.14.16
correspondence

The CIA's Last Detainee Warms Up to LeBron, and More Letters from Guantanamo Bay

In these letters, written in June and recently declassified by the government, Muhammad Rahim covers everything from LeBron (again) and the Ashely Madison hack to his capture and dentention.
Andrew Helms
9.24.15
muhammad rahim

The CIA's Last Detainee Hates LeBron James, and Other Letters From Guantanamo Bay

Muhammad Rahim's letters from Guantanamo reveal more than just his take on LeBron James; they also show he's more than what the government says he is.
Andrew Helms
5.27.15
MLS

The MLS Exodus That Wasn’t

Jurgen Klinsmann wants to see Americans at the biggest clubs in Europe; the Americans want to stay home. In this game of transfer chicken, who blinks first?
Andrew Helms
7.23.14
World Cup

The Match Report: Goodbye Brazil, Good Day Age of Klinsmann

Hold your head up high, America.
Andrew Helms
7.2.14
usa

Why it’s Your Patriotic Duty to Get Your Entire Office to Watch the USA With You

The U.S. faces off against Belgium today. Do yourself a favor and grab and pint while watching history unfold.
Andrew Helms
7.1.14
usa

The Five Best United States Players at this World Cup

The USMNT advanced into the knockout round, so let's recap the group stage with a look at the Stars and Stripes' five best players in the tournament.
Andrew Helms
6.27.14
World Cup

Why it's Your Patriotic Duty to Skip Out of Work and Watch the USA Win Today

If this is it for another four years, let's go down firing with everything we've got.
Andrew Helms
6.26.14
World Cup

Well That Sucked: US 2-Portugal 2

It happened and it sucked.
Andrew Helms
6.23.14
World Cup

Morning in America: USA-Portugal Preview

It’s going to be a rumble in the jungle, baby.
Andrew Helms
6.22.14
World Cup

Holy Shit. We Won. USA 2-Ghana 1.

The USMNT escape Natal with three points, finally defeating arch-nemesis Ghana in a cagey 2-1 match.
Andrew Helms
6.17.14
World Cup

USA-Ghana: Holy Shit. It's Here!

The United States should not believe that they will win, they should know that they will.
Andrew Helms
6.16.14