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The soccer season has begun once more with most European leagues kicking off over the past couple of weeks. The fans long summer of waiting for soccer to return is over and they can once again enjoy endless hours of watching, talking, playing and thinking about their beloved game. I used to count myself in the same category as these fans. Soccer was the center of my life, but not any more. The game has...

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As I watch Manchester United versus FC Barcelona I find myself looking away, finding other things to do. In what is considered an exciting 2-1 game at the moment, I still find it somewhat boring. It got me thinking… In a game that is so globally renown, the most popular sport in the world, why in America is it considered a 4th or even 5th sport (behind football, basketball, baseball and arguably even hockey)? So...

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It is 2:01pm EST and the US women’s soccer team has just qualified to the World Cup Final. With a misleading 3-1 win over France the French had controlled the ball most of the game. With some bad shots on goal and Hope Solo’s goal play backed by a solid defense the U.S. won. The U.S. women are ranking number 1 in the world and want to grab the world cup with a vengeance. The...