In Depth
December 7th, 2013

Assessing The World Cup Draw With ESPN’s Roger Bennett

The World Cup draw is complete and the groups have been revealed. As expected, the U.S. is in the so-called ‘Group of Death.’ ESPN’s Roger Bennett joined Bill Littlefield to share his thoughts on the matchups.

November 23rd, 2013

Bosnian National Soccer Team Brings Community Together In St. Louis

Twenty years ago this fall, refugees from the Bosnian War began arriving in St. Louis. Last week Bosnians from across the U.S. flocked to Missouri to see their national team, a first-time World Cup qualifier, play a friendly match with Argentina. Tim Lloyd reports from St. Louis.

November 16th, 2013

Fan-Owned Football In Manchester

Football, as soccer is called in England, is a multi-million dollar industry in the U.K. But in one of the world’s most famous footballing towns, a group of fans are having success running their own club. George Lavender shares the story from Manchester.

November 9th, 2013

Portland Teams Support Same-Sex Marriage

The Portland Timbers and the Portland Thorns were the first professional sports teams to come out in support of same-sex marriage. The Portland Trailblazers quickly followed suit. Conrad Wilson brings us the story from Portland, Ore.

In the news
November 2nd, 2013

New York Red Bulls End The Curse Of Caricola

The Curse of Caricola has been vanquished, and the New York Red Bulls have advanced to the playoffs. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl joins Bill Littlefield to discuss New York’s success and other news around the MLS.

October 19th, 2013

U.S. Soccer Saves Mexico’s World Cup Chances

When Mexico’s national soccer team needs help, it doesn’t usually turn the U.S., but this week that happened. Grant Wahl joined Bill Littlefield to weigh in on the situation.

October 5th, 2013

Team IMPACT Helps Kids Find Joy During Illness

Team IMPACT pairs college sports teams and children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Karen Given talks with teams and athletes benefiting from this new program.

September 14th, 2013

Portugal, Brazil Fans Flock To Gillette For ‘Football’ Friendly

Foxborough’s Gillette Stadium typically plays host to the NFL’s New England Patriots, but on Tuesday it was the site of a friendly between two of the world’s top soccer teams: Portugal and Brazil. In addition to sharing a native tongue, the countries also share high hopes for the 2014 World Cup.

August 10th, 2013

Clint Dempsey Comes Home To MLS

Clint Dempsey’s decision to leave the English Premier League and sign with the Seattle Sounders shocked many. Bill calls on Alexi Lalas to help make sense of the move.

July 27th, 2013

Commentary: Chivas USA Can’t Afford A Discrimination Suit

Los Angeles’ second MLS team is last in the Western Conference, but Chivas USA has bigger issues than its on-field performance. Bill Littlefield looks at the racial discrimination lawsuit filed by two former coaches and its potential impact on the league’s image.

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