As the US searched for a new league after the 1994 World Cup, a rival to MLS emerged – complete with four goalmouths and striped pitches. [slGuardian]
Hockey highlights with soccer announcers. Come for the highlights, stay for the Scottish broadcaster's analogies.
Did you see this goal? It's the last goal of this year's Gold Cup, and it's one of the very best I've ever seen. I thought I'd share it. [SLYT] [more inside]
I scored a goal in the FIFA World Cup Final. A series of short films produced by ESPN about players ranging from Uruguay's Alcides Ghiggia in 1950 to Italy's Marco Materazzi in 2006. [more inside]
Andrés "I live, breathe, and sweat soccer" Cantor, a prominent sportscaster at Telemundo, is now marketing his famous "GOOOAL!" as a downloadable ring tone for mobile phones. ("Soccer is a passion that can't be described in words, and when I scream 'GOOOAL!', I know that the joy I feel at that moment is shared by millions around the world. Now everyone will be able to carry that moment of joy with them everywhere they go.")
England blew it. Enlgand got off to a 1-0 lead before it was tied by Brazil. Even after Brazil was a man down they managed to score a goal and hold the lead for a victory. I really thought England was going to go all the way.