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Tag: William Rhoden

After Theater in Brazil, Soccer’s Calloused Cousin Takes the Stage

Posted: September 30, 2014 at 11:45 pm   /   Development, The Buzz

Another interesting piece by William Rhoden……….. NFL training camps open this week. With that summer ritual, the eagerly awaited heathen season is upon us. N.F.L. football is back. For casual soccer fans, the World Cup was an intriguing spaceholder. Great theater. In fact, soccer offers much better theater than the N.F.L. Broadway on the pitch. […]

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A Stage to Sell Soccer

Posted: September 3, 2013 at 10:03 am   /   UrbanStreetSoccer

Great article… will the US capitalize this time around?????? In less than six weeks, dozens of teams, hundreds of television crews and thousands of journalists will travel to South Africa for the World Cup, perhaps the most popular sporting event in the world, and the biggest global sports event ever held in Africa. For South […]

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For Soccer to Flourish in the U.S., Its Doors Must Open

Posted: August 1, 2013 at 10:10 am   /   Race, UrbanStreetSoccer

Great article by William C. Rhoden…….. In the aftermath of a strong performance by the national team in the Confederations Cup, U.S. Soccer officials are confident that the sport’s time has arrived here. They are excited about the prospect of bringing young Hispanic and African-Americans into the mainstream. But any discussion about the future of […]

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