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#FútbolSoccer: Stories Beyond the Ball

Posted: May 27, 2016 at 11:34 pm   /   Culture, Latin America

On May 26th Greenspace along with the National Association of Hispanic Journlists’ New York City chapter presented #FútbolSoccer: Stories Beyond the Ball featuring 4 presenters: The Presenters Carlos Llamosa is an assistant coach with the New York Cosmos, native Colombia. who played in 29 matches for the United States National Team. Irv Smalls is the executive director of FC Harlem, […]

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Kobe Promo for Copa America 2016

Posted: May 24, 2016 at 9:46 pm   /   The Buzz

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Football’s 10 Most Expensive Kit Suppliers Deals

Posted: May 21, 2016 at 12:49 am   /   The Biz, The Buzz

FC Barcelona has secured a landmark kit deal with long-term partners “Nike” which will see them earning record £100 million a year eclipsing Manchester United’s Adidas kit deal worth £75 million a year. We take a look at 10 biggest kit suppliers deal in football NO# CLUBS BRAND YEARLY CONTRACT 1 MANCHESTER UNITED Adidas £75m […]

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What’s Wrong with American Soccer Development

Posted: April 16, 2016 at 3:45 pm   /   Development

Interesting take: Editor’s note: This story appears in the Spring 2016 issue of Howler. IMAGINE FOR A MOMENT that you are an octopus. Your sinewy tentacles are extended before you into the jet-black deep, your movement clearly directed in a general heading, but there is something awkward about your progress. Each tentacle operates entirely on its own, […]

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Henry and Kobe Swap Jerseys

Posted: February 20, 2016 at 10:26 pm   /   The Buzz, UrbanStreetSoccer

Thierry Henry and Bryant signed and swapped jerseys after the Lakers played the San Antonio Spurs at the Staples Center.  Henry was in the house to see Kobe Bryant play against the San Antonio Spurs one last time on Friday night.

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Lack of diversity in MLS top soccer jobs

Posted: December 6, 2015 at 1:05 am   /   Culture

Lack of diversity in MLS’ top soccer jobs runs counter to sport’s broad cultural appeal COLUMBUS, Ohio — FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls put together the best regular seasons in MLS this year, and while they fell one stage short of playing for MLS Cup, their accomplishments are noteworthy for their cultural significance. The New York Red Bulls overcame […]

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The Embarrassing Lack Of Diversity In U.S. Women’s Soccer

Posted: July 15, 2015 at 2:14 am   /   Culture, Development

Why America’s soccer is so wealthy, suburban, and white. On Friday, the heroes of the U.S. Women’s National Team will get a parade in New York City to celebrate their amazing World Cup victory over Japan—a major milestone for women’s sports and for U.S. soccer in general. But as stars like Carli Lloyd, Abby Wambach, […]

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Posted: March 10, 2015 at 1:15 am   /   Culture, Race

Hylton Dayes is the men’s soccer coach at the University of Cincinnati, and one of only eight black coaches in all of Division 1 soccer. But when Dayes and his assistant Dan McNally, who is white, are introduced in new settings it’s often assumed that McNally is the one in charge. “I’m used to it […]

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‘Too many blacks’ in Italian soccer, says country’s former World Cup coach

Posted: March 2, 2015 at 1:31 am   /   Culture, Race, The Buzz

Former Milan coach Arrigo Sacchi claimed Monday that Italian soccer “has no dignity or pride” because there are “too many blacks” and “foreigners” in top clubs’ youth teams. In yet another example of racism in Italian soccer, Sacchi hit out at the number of foreign players and non-ethnic Italians playing for Italian clubs at this […]

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The Cost of International Soccer in the US

Posted: November 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm   /   The Biz

By Dr. Jay Martin: This past summer saw the usual flood of international teams come to the United States to play an assortment of MLS teams.   They came to make money, gain exposure in the States and prepare for their season.  Chelsea played the MLS All Stars and lost.  Barcelona and Real Madrid also made star […]

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