If you want to drink or get laid at the World Cup, this is not your year

Don’t even think about having a good time, creep.photo: Getty Images Qatar has gone the way of Catholic parents before prom, enacting a ban on sex for the biggest party the city has ever thrown in the 2022 World Cup. If the lethal heat, deadlier working conditions, strict rules concerning alcohol, and summer-ruining schedule change … Read more

Long-term benefits are clear, and we have the 1972 legislation to thank for it

US First Lady Jill Biden (R) and high school track athlete Maya Mosley (L) listen to tennis legend Billie Jean King speak during an event to mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX at Capitol One Arena in Washington, DC, on June 22, 2022Image: Getty Images One of Title IX’s most significant triumphs in the … Read more

Man U Chairman Richard Arnold’s pub trip confirms Glazers don’t care about fans

Richard Arnoldphoto: Getty Images I’ve always been fascinated by the difference in sports fandom here in the colonies and abroad. Specifically, how soccer fans still feel like they have some control and say in how their clubs and sport is run (and in Germany they most certainly do). While here we have a more just-take-it … Read more

LGBTQ+ representation in women’s athletics is more than just something men’s sports can aspire to

Abby Wambach (l.) and Megan Rapinoephoto: Getty Images So much inclusion in sports can be attributed to Title IX. The passing of that law gave women inroads into sports, and they have used those routes to bring added representation of not only women but also women who identify as LGBTQ+. From Megan Rapinoe and Abby … Read more

The USMNT are focused on the big prize

The USMNT thanks fans after qualifying for Qatar and the World Cup.Image: Getty Images To stay physically and mentally fit with zero setbacks for a grueling, 10-month soccer season is impossible. Truly putting on the blinders from the outside world for a month, maintaining your peak condition both on the field and away from training … Read more

The most exhausted pro athletes are…

photo: Getty Images The funny thing about sportswriters complaining about how a professional season is too long is if you ask a person if they’re overworked, how many are going to say no? Any amount of work is too much. Interview me after a long shift or following a session with a therapist, and I’m … Read more

Chicago Fire vs DC United Prediction and Betting Tips

The MLS returns to the fold with another set of matches this weekend as Chicago Fire lock horns with DC United in an important Eastern Conference fixture at Soldier Field on Saturday. Chicago Fire vs DC United Preview DC United are currently in 13th place in the MLS Eastern Conference standings and have not been … Read more

Orlando City vs Houston Dynamo Prediction and Betting Tips

The MLS is back in action with another round of matches this weekend as Orlando City lock horns with Houston Dynamo in an important clash at the Exploria Stadium on Saturday. Orlando City vs Houston Dynamo Preview Houston Dynamo are currently in eighth place in the MLS Western Conference standings and have been inconsistent so … Read more

Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Betting Tips

The MLS returns to the fold with another set of matches this weekend as the Philadelphia Union take on FC Cincinnati in an Eastern Conference clash at the Subaru Park on Saturday. Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Preview FC Cincinnati are currently in eighth place in the MLS Eastern Conference standings and have not been … Read more

Avalanche beat Lightning in OT to take Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Tampa’s Andrei Vasilevskiy fails to defend a goal from the Avs’ Andre Burakovsky during overtime to win Game One of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final.Image: Getty Images Usually, especially in a Stanley Cup Final, you need at least a few games before the level of play truly takes off. Coaches and teams want to try … Read more