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Soccer -- That American Sport

Alan Black | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

So why is soccer popular with American youth? Blame Landon Donovan for setting off "U.S.A!" chants heard across the nation during the last World Cup.

ESPN Dumps US Accents for World Cup Finals

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

Soccer is a foreign game. That's the charge. It's untrue of course. Soccer balls have been kicked around in this country just as long as pigskins and fastballs have flown through the air.

ESPN Soccer Coverage: Britons Cringe At The Thought

nytimes.com | ERIC PFANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

An advertising campaign for Budweiser in Britain a few years ago spoofed fears of what might happen to soccer if American television broadcasters had ...