7 Fun Facts About the St Vincent and the Grenadines Soccer Team

The U.S. Men's National Team starts its World Cup Qualifying run vs St Vincent and the Grenadines tonight. Who the heck is the the St Vincent and the Grenadines soccer team? Well, here are some fun facts. 1) The island is here. 2) The country has 109,373 people. That is approximately 321,905,480 less people than there are in the U.S. For pers…

Willkommen Jurgen Klinsmann

At last count, there have been roughly 32,342 signings in the NFL in the last 3 days. ¬†However, in the soccer community, there was just one signing - and it was bigger than all of those combined. Why the magnitude? While these NFL signings are all designed to make a team better this year, and maybe next year, the USA just put pen to paper on a …

U.S. and England Lose World Cup Bids – What Went Wrong?

Ok, I've had 24 hours to be mad about about this.  It's easy to say, "The vote was rigged.  Qatar and Russia bought the Cups."  And while that's probably true, I don't think you can just end the conversation there. For one thing, we're a country in which college alumni will pay $200k to have a 20 year old quarterback come play for th…

Why the U.S. May Not Qualify for the 2012 Olympics in Basketball

What? That's a stupid headline.  How could the U.S.A. possibly not qualify for a sport in which we have the premier talent in the world and won a gold medal in 2008?  Ludicrous. Or is it? 1) The 1st way for the U.S. to qualify for the 2012 Olympics is by winning the FIBA World Championship in August/September, aka the World Cup of Basketb…