The Houston Dynamo, coached by Dominic Kinnear, are undefeated at home this season, and prepare for postseason play. Jesus Ortiz of the ‘Houston Chronicle’ spoke with Bill about the team’s dominance and Kinnear’s coaching success.
The Vancouver Whitecaps became the first Canadian soccer team to qualify for MLS postseason. Bill talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Iain MacIntyre about the team’s success and potential performance in their first match-up.
Some of Europe’s most accomplished soccer teams offer fans the opportunity to vote on club management. Now, the Seattle Sounders, a MLS team partially owned by comedian Drew Carey, is following suit. Bill speaks with Adrian Hanauer, the general manager whose job is on the line.
Gwendolyn Oxenham traveled the world with an open mind and a soccer ball. The former Duke University player documented her experiences as she explored new countries and interacted with strangers using the universal language of sport. Bill Littlefield speaks with Oxenham about ‘Finding the Game: Three Years, Twenty-Five Countries, and the Search for Pickup Soccer.’
Premier League soccer kicks off this weekend, and several teams have made big moves on and off the field. ESPN’s Roger Bennett joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the start of the season and what fans have to look forward to in the Premiership.
The Liverpool Football Club’s game against A.S. Roma at Fenway Park in Boston brought soccer to a hallowed hall of the national pastime. The game comes as a growing number of U.S. investors are buying European soccer teams. Bill Littlefield reports.
U.S. soccer player Megan Rapinoe has revealed that she is gay. Bill Littlefield reflects on the announcement and the issue of homophobia in sports.
Who’s going to win Euro 2012? Should the NFL have a franchise in London? Where in the world is the Los Angeles Kings’ championship puck? Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce has the answers to those questions and more.
Defending champion Spain faces perennial powerhouse Italy in the Euro 2012 final this weekend. But there is more to Spain’s soccer history than its recent run of success. Jimmy Burns, author of “La Roja”, a new book about Spanish soccer, talks to Bill Littlefield.
When Title IX was enacted in 1972, only 28 high schools in the U.S had girls’ soccer teams. Today, there are more than 8,000 American high schools with girls’ teams. Bill Littlefield speaks with Timothy Grainey, author of “Beyond Bend It Like Beckham.”