Latest Sexual Abuse Allegations Show Systemic Rot Reaches All Levels Of U.S. Soccer

Back in November, Rory Dames tried to quietly exit the NWSL with a press release hours before a Washington Post story outlined years of his alleged abuse of players while he coached the Chicago Red Stars. The allegations came from NWSL stars like Christen Press, one of the most recognizable players in league history.

Police Choose Not To Investigate Disturbing Video Of Kurt Zouma Slapping And Kicking His Cat

Update: After initially choosing not to look into the incident, police are now launching enquiries about the Zouma incident.

A truly horrifying Kurt Zouma cat video was leaked onto the internet Monday that showed the West Ham defender abusing his cat while people laughed. In the video he's seen slapping, kicking and throwing shoes at one of his two felines.

Viewer discretion is advised as the videos are disturbing.

Leicester City Fan Charged With Assault After Attacking Nottingham Forest Players

A Leicester City fan who was arrested for clashing with Nottingham Forest players during their FA Cup fourth-round game at the weekend has been charged with multiple counts of assault, Nottinghamshire Police said on Monday.

Cameron Toner, 19, ran onto the pitch and attacked Forest players while they were celebrating their third goal in a shock 4-1 win over the holders at the City Ground on Sunday.

Milan Madman Maignan Makes Slide Tackle 20 Yards From His Goal Then Chops Ball Past Two Inter Players

Saturday’s Milan derby did anything but disappoint as AC Milan defeated Inter Milan 2-1 in an incredibly entertaining game. Olivier Giroud netted two late goals for the Rossoneri to stage a dramatic comeback. The biggest hero of the game might have been goalkeeper Mike Maignan who had several brilliant saves.

Maignan’s finest hour came in the first half when he momentarily halted an Inter counterattack with a slide tackle 20 yards out of his goal. With the ball at his feet Maignan then had the audacity to attempt to chop the ball past both attackers.

USMNT Players’ Instagrams Tell Us How They Really Felt About That Cold Weather Game

After the USMNT beat Honduras 3-0 in frigid Minnesota, Christian Pulisic was visibly annoyed at having to answer questions from a Fox Sports reporter about scoring a brace when he only scored one goal (he had one disallowed by offside). He just wanted to get inside and warm up, and who can blame him when the weather was so miserable two Honduran players reportedly had to be treated for mild hypothermia. 

How The USMNT Is Keeping Warm In Freezing Conditions vs. Honduras

Temperatures in the single digits. Wind chill at least 15 below. It’s gonna be cold when the U.S. takes on Honduras in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday night. Here’s how the USMNT plans to keep warm.

U.S. Soccer decided to play a World Cup qualifier in February at Allianz Field in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They knew it would be cold, and it’s no surprise the scheduled temperature is going to be close to 1 degree Fahrenheit at kickoff, with threat of frostbite in less than a half of soccer. That’s not normally shorts weather, but the USMNT came prepared. 

Man Utd’s Greenwood Arrested On Suspicions Of Sexual Assault, Threats To Kill

Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill, the Greater Manchester Police said on Tuesday after accusations surfaced online that the 20-year-old forward had assaulted a woman.

Police said they had detained a suspect on Sunday after they were made aware of online social media posts by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.

Arsenal Letting Aubameyang Leave For Free, Signs American CB As Replacement

When Arsenal returns from a 2.5-week break on Feb. 10, Mikel Arteta’s side will focus solely on finishing in the Top 4 in the Premier League. Out of every other competition this season, the Gunners’ only goal now is returning to the Champions League for the first time since 2016-17, or at the very least making it back into the Europa League.