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Photos: Philadelphians Gather to Watch World Cup Final

That was a fun month, wasn’t it? Whether you enjoy soccer or not, the World Cup is a great every-four-years excuse to leave work early […]

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America’s World Cup Dream Is Dead. So What?

No, America won’t be playing when the World Cup resumes this afternoon. But who cares? I’m still watching the World Cup because I want to […]

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Kyle Beckerman’s Engagement Photos Make Me Ashamed to Be an American

I’m a big soccer fan. I was a big soccer fan even before this World Cup. I love watching soccer on TV. (I know — […]

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Philly Apparently Does Not Have World Cup Fever

Perhaps we’ve been beaten down by too many bad Philadelphia Union seasons — after so much hope and excitement before the team was actually formed! […]

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WATCH: Philadelphians React as U.S. Wins World Cup Thriller

In the team’s World Cup opener yesterday, the United States scored just 34 seconds into the match, then essentially stood around and watched for 80 […]

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Five Tips for Faking Your Way Through the “Dreaded Soccer Conversation”

Statistically speaking, if you live in America you are probably not a dedicated fan of soccer, aka “footy” or “The Beautiful Game,” as your one […]


Where to Watch the World Cup … By Country

This Thursday, the 2014 World Cup will kick off in Brazil and on televisions worldwide. Though it may be a far ways away from Philadelphia, […]

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Union Fire Manager John Hackworth

The Philadelphia Union today fired manager John Hackworth. Philadelphia/Chester’s soccer team, which has only been to the playoffs once in its five seasons, is 3-7-6 […]

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My Simple, Cost-Free Plan for Restoring Law and Order to American Life

In case you somehow missed it, the United States beat Panama yesterday in CONCACAF’s Gold Cup final, by a score of 1 to 0. “CONCACAF” […]

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VIDEO: Sons of Ben Becomes a Movie

The fans who created Philadelphia’s Major Soccer League team are getting their own movie. The unexpected part? It looks like it might be a bit […]

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Soccer Toughens Up Over Homophobia

Gay slurs may be going the way of the Dodo in the soccer world. After a Seattle player was fined for dropping the “f” bomb […]

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HughE Dillon One-Shot: David Beckham in Philly

L.A. Galaxy’s David Beckham leaves Palomar Hotel’s Square 1682 yesterday afternoon with his Major League Soccer All-Star teammates. Earlier, the English soccer star’s security detail […]

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HughE Dillon: MLS All-Star Game Party

Philadelphia hosts the 2012 Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star Game tonight at PPL Park, and while most of the soccer players who will be participating […]

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Former Manager Peter Nowak Sues Philadelphia Union for Wrongful Termination

In June, the Philadelphia Union parted ways with manager Peter Nowak. Now, Nowak is suing the team for wrongful termination and unpaid severance money. The […]

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Gay Olympian Can Sing, Too

Openly gay Olympian Megan Rapinoe shows off her musical side with a cover of Missy Higgins’ Anywhere. Rapinoe will be competing on the U.S. Women’s Soccer team in London this month.