Why Doesn’t New Zealand’s Soccer Team Perform The Haka?

New Zealand opened its 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign with a 23-13 victory over South Africa on Saturday in Yokohama, Japan, and it's easy to see why the All Blacks are favorites to win the tournament for a third straight time.

I’m not talking about their play out there — I didn’t wake up at 4:45 a.m. to watch it — I’m talking about their first haka. I’m no rugby expert but I don’t think anyone is going to beat these guys. I’m looking at the schedule now and next up is Canada on Oct. 2. Send all your thoughts and prayers to Canada.  

MLS Partners With BodyArmor — Is It The Best Sports Drink Out There Today?

Major League Soccer announced a multi-year partnership with BodyArmor on Tuesday, making the brand the Official Sports Drink of MLS beginning in 2020. So instead of the customary Gatorade shower, Adrian Heath will be doused in a premium blend of coconut water-infused Knockout Punch after Minnesota United wins the MLS Cup next year. 

How To Drink Before A Game: The Sweet Science

Getting older sucks. I say this as a 21-year-old kid entering his last year in college, so that statement should have given folks some good laughs.

“This kid has no idea what he’s talking about.”

Well, you’re right, but I can tell you that even at 21, I’m missing the days when my fitness levels were not something I had to work hard to upkeep, summers were actually a break and the responsibilities were minimal. The upside of being 21 is being able to join beer leagues and drink legally, which I’m totally new to…

MLS Travel Restrictions: Why Players Like Zlatan Can't Enjoy Proper Leg Room On Their Travels

Wayne Rooney has recently criticized the fact that MLS must still fly commercial flights to the majority of its destinations. Meanwhile NBA, NHL, NFL and MLB players get to enjoy the sweet luxury of not being crammed into a flight with strangers while their legs are suffocated from Foxborough to San Jose. No, they get private jets and charter flights to and from all destinations, but MLS stars are forced to fly commercially, complete with layovers and all.

Why Do Clubs Have A Director Of Football?

Tuesday it was reported that Ed Woodward, Manchester United’s Chief Executive, will not be traveling to meet the squad while on preseason tour. This usually means Woodward will be dealing with important transfer business ahead of the upcoming Premier League season. Woodward is not Manchester United’s director of football, however he was brought in by the Glazer family to help the club increase its commercial outreach and revenue; a way of achieving that is through high-profile transfers.

How To Watch The 2019 Copa America: The Draw, Fixtures, Times, TV And Streaming Options

With the draw finished on Jan. 24, the hype surrounding the 2019 Copa América in Brazil can begin in earnest. The storylines are plentiful: Can Chile three-peat? Can Neymar inspire Brazil on home soil? Can Lionel Messi, freshly returned to the Albiceleste setup, finally achieve international glory? It’s can’t-miss viewing, so here’s how to watch the 2019 Copa America.

The Players With The Most Career Goals In MLS History

Since Major League soccer began play in 1996, the United States and Canada has been home to some of the world’s finest attacking talent. The likes of David Villa and Sebastian Giovinco have been scoring at an unprecedented rate over the last few years, but there are those from the league’s humble beginnings that scored at an even more impressive clip.

Liga MX Liguilla 2019: Schedule, How To Watch, TV Info And Quarterfinal Preview

The Liga MX Clausura playoffs are upon us. The dates and times are set for the quarterfinals, which begin this Wednesday and conclude on Sunday. León enters the liguilla as the top seed, but it’s rarely ever as straight forward as all that. The opening round also features appearances from Necaxa and Pachuca (making their first playoff appearances since the 2016 Apertura) and a rematch of last year’s final between Mexico City rivals Cruz Azul and Club America. 

The Champions League Vs. Premier League: Money, Format And FAQs

If you’re an American who’s somewhat befuddled by the simultaneous competitions that seemingly rage endlessly in European soccer — particularly the difference in Champions League vs Premier League — here’s a quick primer to set you straight so that you can enjoy both struggles to the fullest. 

Champions League vs Premier League: Money, Teams And Qualification

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