SALY, Senegal (AP) — Timothy Ighoefe is an intimidating defender at 6-foot-11 and 245 pounds. Still, the Nigerian knows he must improve if his decision to play basketball instead of soccer is going to pay off and take him to the NBA. The 18-year-old Ighoefe has committed to play for Patrick Ewing at Georgetown University […]
MOSCOW (AP) — The impact to his head was so violent that Noureddine Amrabat can’t remember the World Cup match at all, even though he was playing in it. “Five, six hours, gone. Totally gone,” the Morocco midfielder said of the concussion sustained in his team’s opening match against Iran. “When you think about it, […]
Dave & Skradie talk about a completely false article claiming you’d be given 7 reason to actually watch the World Cup. As it turns out, the fellas don’t think even a single one of those reasons would be enough to compel a viewing of soccer game.
MOSCOW (AP) — The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all. Thanks to assistance from the host nation. For all the geopolitical tensions between the superpowers, Russia had no qualms about pressing the electronic keypads to select the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico over […]
Stability for another 10 years for the group renting soccer fields from La Crosse. Thursday night, the La Crosse city council approved a new lease arrangement with Rush Wisconsin West for Field for Kids in the marsh. The 10-year agreement was hammered out after months of negotiations and is a much more specific arrangement than […]
FIFA is still waiting for Iran to allow women into soccer matches, and still resisting sanctioning the country. Just like predecessor Sepp Blatter five years ago, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has returned from a trip to Tehran with a reassurance from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that women won’t be shut out of stadiums for much […]