Category Archives: MLS

Soccertown USA

A new documentary has just been released, and is free to watch on Youtube, about the remarkable story of Kearny, New Jersey and the town’s role in the history of U.S. soccer. One of the makers of the film, Tom McCabe, has also written an interesting piece about an African-American soccer player from Kearny in… Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the MLS

Since Zlatan Ibrahimovic retired from the Sweden national team, he has been earning awards in the MLS. While he is a superstar past his prime, he has done a lot of magical things for the LA Galaxy. With his premier season in the MLS, he was named the MLS Newcomer of the Year after scoring… Read More »

The Case for the MLS

Soccer in America has long struggled to build a dedicated fanbase. For decades, American sports has been dominated by the “Big Four” professional sports leagues: the National Football League, National Hockey League, National Basketball association and Major League Baseball. Unlike in most other countries, America’s athletically gifted youth often grow up playing with a basketball… Read More »

Copa América Centenario Finances: A Rampant, Systemic and Deep-Rooted Corruption Scheme

The 2015 FIFA Corruption Case Extends to North and South America? Yes, in fact it did.  When the United States Department of Justice turned on the lights in 2015 for the international rooms of soccer and corporate executives, these execs were caught with their hands in multiple cookie jars.  The price for the extra sweets,… Read More »