Category: Sport

USMNT, USWNT react to U.S. Soccer anthem policy repeal

The United States Soccer Federation’s Board of Directors voted to repeal Policy 604-1, which required players to stand during the national anthem, and players and key figures surrounding the USMNT and USWNT have shared their reaction. The anthem policy was put in place by US Soccer in 2017 after Megan Rapinoe knelt in peaceful protest […]

Liverpool step up restart progress, hammer Blackburn in friendly

Liverpool do not look like they will be slowing down when the Premier League restart arrives as they hammered Blackburn Rovers 6-0 in a friendly at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s side — who lead the Premier League by 25 points in case you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months — played a […]

Transfer news: Sancho transfer fee set; Zouma to Tottenham

In the latest transfer news an updated transfer fee has been revealed for Man United target Jadon Sancho, while Kurt Zouma has been linked with a move to Tottenham. First up, not a day goes by without a new story on Jadon Sancho potentially leaving Borussia Dortmund as Man United, Liverpool and Chelsea seem to […]

La Liga preview: Real Madrid v. Eibar

No one wanted a pandemic, but Real Madrid will have benefited from this break as much as any club. Madrid’s only win in its last four outings before the coronavirus pause was El Clasico, which is terribly fortunate or La Liga’s title race would be closer to run. Take that relative slump into account and […]

MLS Is Back Tournament draw pits major rivals together

There’s a reason the word “random” wasn’t in the literature. Major League Soccer absolutely rigged its draw for the MLS Is Back Tournament in Orlando, but we’re gonna let that slide because we’re excited to see the matches. Rivals LAFC and the Galaxy and Toronto and Montreal being drawn together are one concept, but desired […]

Sevilla tops Real Betis in derby as La Liga returns

Lucas Ocampos had a goal and an assist as Sevilla marked the first La Liga match since the coronavirus pause with a 2-0 defeat of city rivals Real Betis at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Thursday. Sevilla stays third in moving onto 50 points, six behind Real Madrid and four above Real Sociedad and Getafe. […]

Qatar World Cup stadium workers struggle to secure salaries

Migrant workers building a World Cup stadium in Qatar have been struggling to secure pay they are owed, a human rights group and the Qatari government said Wednesday, highlighting ongoing labor issues in the country. Amnesty International said around 100 workers on the Al Bayt Stadium have had problems securing months of salaries from design […]