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The World Cup (without the United States)

The World Cup (without the United States)

Brendan Davidson, parsnip editor

August 22, 2018

Americans do not care about soccer. The United States not being one of 32 teams to make the World Cup is not a valid excuse for ignorance, as the entire rest of the world still watched from the first whistle on June 14 to the last on July 15. Missing the tournament just means our team sucks....

Devastated to be a soccer fan

Devastated to be a soccer fan

Jack Rintoul, entertainment editor

October 12, 2017

It was not until the other night that I said a word I don't often use to describe soccer. It was a word I said typically when it looked as if all hope was lost; a word I used to describe disasters and mistakes that could not be undone. A word that, when used in the context of sports seems over dramatic....

Top sports moments of 2015

Top sports moments of 2015

Christian Heutel and Mara Hockerman

January 19, 2016

With 2016 sports kicking off, TKC takes a look at what the sports world brought us in 2015. From the Triple Crown to the U.S. women’s soccer team winning the World Cup, 2015 held a whirlwind of exciting events. Here is a look at 2015 sports in review: 1. Racehorse American Pharaoh and jockey Victor Espinoza win the Triple Crown (winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stak...

Fans are at fault, not FIFA

Men's earnings vs. Women's earnings

Dom Palombo, sports writer

December 2, 2015

The final whistle blew, and the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team celebrated its first World Cup title in 16 years in Vancouver, Canada July 5. When the players arrived back in the states, the talk was not about the victory, but the relatively small amount of money the team won: $2 million. The $2...

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