The Watchables: A Preview to the 2016/17 English Premier League Season

Last season’s English Premier League featured arguably one of the biggest upset in sports history, so how could this season possibly top that? Well, this season’s league is already loaded with storylines without even having a ball kicked yet. This season will feature some of the world’s best managers (Pep Guardiola, Antonio Conte, Jose Mourinho, … More The Watchables: A Preview to the 2016/17 English Premier League Season

English Premier League 2015/16 Season Preview

By Tunde Demuren and Jake Montgomery Wait, can it be? It’s here again already? The Premier League starts at 7 AM eastern on SATURDAY?!? This is too much to handle. We haven’t used NBC Sports Live Extra in what feels like an eternity! What if we forgot our Verizon password? Well, there are more important questions … More English Premier League 2015/16 Season Preview

Why the USWNT is the Best in the World While the USMNT is Not Even in the Top 25

by Tunde Demuren U.S Soccer fandom is a confusing experience. Supporting the women’s team is my rare chance to share the mindset of a San Antonio Spurs fan; the expected obliteration of all opposition coupled with utter disappointment at anything less. Case in point, the USWNT just ended a great tournament run in the Women’s World Cup … More Why the USWNT is the Best in the World While the USMNT is Not Even in the Top 25

CONCACAF Gold Cup, US v. Panama: The “Klinsmann Experiment”? Is There a Method To the Madness?

by Chris Rios Three hours before kick off. It’s 97 degrees Fahrenheit (that’s 36 Celsius for the Brits). I had arrived early to secure close seats in the general admission section, South Stands of Sporting Park in Kansas City. I was ready to watch Clint Dempsey, Fabian Johnson, Aron Jóhannssen, and more on the pitch less than 30 feet in front … More CONCACAF Gold Cup, US v. Panama: The “Klinsmann Experiment”? Is There a Method To the Madness?

Manchester United: This is Getting Ugly

In Manchester, England, when someone is “in a bother”—which means “in trouble” in American English—they might say, “I’m in a mither.” Man United fans were in a mither even before their team’s abysmal annihilation at the hands of League One, third tier side MK Dons in the Capital One Cup on Monday. What’s the word … More Manchester United: This is Getting Ugly