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What’s A Xogg? Pre-MLS Franchise Built With Briefcases Of Cash, The Mob And A Victoria’s Secret CEO

It all started with a throwaway line: "If anyone knows what a Xogg is, please get in contact with me," I wrote in an article about the best names of defunct American soccer teams back in April.

I pondered the absurdity of the Columbus Xoggz — a name without meaning that still captures the imagination of a soccer writer who wasn't even alive when the team played.

‘Worst Mistake of My Life:’ Hope Solo Pleads Guilty To DWI Charge

Former United States goalkeeper Hope Solo pleaded guilty to driving while impaired on Monday and said that she is "slowly coming back" after receiving care at an in-patient alcohol treatment program following her arrest in late March.

Solo was found passed out behind the wheel of her car in a parking lot in North Carolina on March 31 and charged with impaired driving, resisting arrest and misdemeanor child abuse. Her two children were in the car at the time of the arrest.

Soldier Field To Go Soccer-Specific For Chicago Fire If Bears Leave City

It looks increasingly likely that the NFL's Chicago Bears will leave Soldier Field for a new stadium in Arlington Park, but that hasn't stopped the city and Mayor Lori Lightfoot from unveiling plans for a massive renovation to the 98-year-old facility and the 57-acre Museum Campus it sits on (home to the Shed Aquarium and Field Museum).

Tea Time With David Episode 22

This week's soccer news includes Americans transferring abroad to USWNT winning titles and the most skilled soccer tricks on social media. David is back and he gives you a rundown on the most important things that happened this summer in case you missed anything!

Lambeau Field Records Largest U.S. Soccer Crowd Of 2022 For Man City Vs. Bayern

Processions across the Midwest came to a rest at Wisconsin’s most hallowed ground on Saturday night. Fans of Germany’s Bayern Munich and England’s Manchester City packed into Lambeau Field to watch the first-ever soccer match played at the home of the Green Bay Packers.

As thousands of spectators arrived, streams of fans in sky blue and bright red paraded through the small town with the behemoth that is Lambeau Field lying in their sights. For many who see soccer as their religion, this was about to be their evening service. 

Fans Chant ‘Shakira, Shakira’ At Gerard Piqué Throughout El Clásico In Vegas

Gerard Piqué was persona non grata Saturday night in El Clásico at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas with Real Madrid supporters naturally jeering him, Barcelona fans only too aware of the problems caused by his massive salary and neutrals showing their support for Shakira following her recent split with the Barça defender.

¡Oh, No, Le Abollaron La Cara! Héctor Herrera Sufre Sangriento Corte En La MLS

No fue una buena noche para Héctor Herrera y el Houston Dynamo. El equipo cayó 2-1 en casa ante el Minnesota United, mientras que HH sufrió un corte en su cara que lo dejó sangrando por varios minutos. 

Héctor Herrera sufre corte en la cara

La secuencia ocurrió hacia el final del primer tiempo cuando Herrera trató de despejar de cabeza una carga de Minnesota United. En el intento chocó con su compañero Fabrice Picault y de inmediato comenzó a caer sangre desde su ceja izquierda.

Gareth Bale Scores First MLS Goal, Lorenzo Insigne Makes Toronto Debut And Gets Cheeky Assist

Gareth Bale scored his first goal for LAFC on Saturday night during a 2-0 victory against Sporting KC. Bale was substituted in at the 65-minute mark and fired in his first MLS goal in the 83rd minute to put the nail in the coffin for LAFC.

Lambeau Field’s First Soccer Game Only Lasted 80 Chaotically Beautiful Minutes

History was made on Saturday when Lambeau Field hosted its first ever soccer game. Manchester City defeated Bayern Munich 1-0 in the home of the Green Bay Packers in what turned out to be a wild, wet and short affair.

The game was only two 40-minute halves long with a five-minute halftime.

USMNT Star Jedi Robinson Blows Teammates’ Minds With Card Trick In Viral Video

American fans are discovering that USMNT left back Antonee "Jedi" Robinson has several talents beyond the field. His skill at left back is already known, a video of him playing piano surface in 2021 and now there’s a viral video of him blowing his Fulham teammates’ minds with a card trick.

Jedi Robinson Card Trick

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