Duke Women’s Team International Friendly

 Thumbnail photo. Original high-resolution photo available on Duke Today article.  It was announced on Duke Today and Duke Chronicle on April 25 that the Duke women’s soccer team will travel to China this summer for a week to play in an international friendly against a Chinese university team. The event coincides with the annual US-China Consultation on… Read More »

Homosexualität im Sport

Autor — Alex LaDue Homosexualität und Fußball werden traditionell nicht miteinander in Verbindung gebracht, aber es sich ändert langsam [1]. Fußball und im Stadion spielen ist „männlich“ und Homosexualität passt nicht zu diesem Aussichtspunkt. Die homosexuellen Spieler/innen müssen, sich zu ihrer eigenen Sicherheit verstecken. Spieler begannen erst vor wenigen Jahren, sich zu outen, und es… Read More »

Defiance

  By Anthony Chammah “Defiance”   The National Socialist German Workers’ Party, more famously known as the Nazi Party, was in power from 1933 through 1945. The Nazi Party was founded in 1919 upon values of Ultra-Nationalism and anti-Semitism. This political group first rallied together in protest of the Treaty of Versailles, signed on June… Read More »

Book Review: “A Home on the Field” by Paul Cuadros

Approximately a year after moving to the southeastern United States to gather evidence for a book on the Latino diaspora, investigative journalist Paul Cuadros chose to start a soccer team at Jordan-Matthews High School in Siler City, North Carolina instead. Upon reading his book A Home on the Field: How One Championship Soccer Team Inspires… Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo following in the fashion footsteps of David Beckham

David Beckham was the first football star to utilize his stardom to develop a brand off the field. Beckham used the football platform to evolve himself into a fashion mogul. Whether it was Beckham’s new hair style every other month, or his extremely attractive supermodel wife Victoria Spice, Beckham put himself into the social spotlight. David… Read More »

The Beauty of the Underdog

I can’t say that I have been a soccer fan for long. Growing up in Texas, most of my childhood was focused on football, basketball, and baseball. As a result, those were my favorite sports, both to watch and play. Throughout my childhood, I realized that there are teams that seemed like everyone disliked. These… Read More »

The Fight for Equal Pay, More Important Now than Ever Before

On March 30th, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo, filed a federal complaint by means of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, accusing U.S. Soccer of wage discrimination. As a result of the collective bargaining agreement long ago negotiated between members of the U.S. women’s national team and U.S. Soccer, they… Read More »