Informational/Did You Know

We Should Use Rock, Paper, Scissors Instead Of The Coin Toss For Kick-Off

How well do you know Law 8, concerning “Kick-off” in particular? Did you know that it’s a real goddamn stickler for the rules, but it’s also a bit of a mischievous statute? Here’s the particular part of the particular subsection I speak of:

1. Kick-off


Diego Costa Quote

Goals are what count for me. It's not about a battle with defenders. Fighting hard, giving everything and working hard on the field you have to combine with the goals you score. It doesn't matter if defenders want to battle with me or not; I will just be trying to do my job as well as I possibly can.

Unbelievable Images Show Why Copa Libertadores Final Was Postponed

We’re not gonna lie: We were really looking forward to watching Saturday’s Copa Libertadores final first leg between Buenos Aires rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors. But once you see these images, you’ll completely understand why the Superclásico matchup was postponed, with the Copa Libertadores makeup date scheduled for Sunday. 

The Staggering Numbers Behind The USWNT’s 500 Victories

The U.S. women’s national team played its first-ever match on Aug. 18, 1985. They lost, 1-0 to Italy. The Americans have been pretty good since, racking up an impressive USWNT record, which hit an unprecedented milestone on Thursday. 

Where Does The USWNT Rank Amongst The Winningest Teams Of All Time?

If everything goes according to plan — and, as the numbers to come show, it almost certainly will — the USWNT will reach the milestone of 500 wins with a victory over Portugal on Thursday. Having only begun play in 1985, the program has reached the mark at a fiendish pace by rolling off wins at a remarkable clip — the USWNT boasts a win percentage of 84. That certainly puts the USWNT in the discussion for the winningest team in sports history.  

The Incredible Story — And Goal — Behind The Last Time Juventus Lost To An English Team

With Juventus defeating Manchester United 1-0 on Oct. 23 at Old Trafford, the Bianconeri continued their dominance over English competition, having gone nine straight matches without defeat. 

Megan Rapinoe Quote

If we want to be proud to be from a country like America and all the things that we hang our hats on, like diversity, equality, land of the free and home of the brave, it's everybody's responsibility to ensure that everyone in the country is being afforded the same rights.