Why The US Women’s Team Is Great At Soccer

[Narrator] On June 11, 2019, the US women’s soccer team beat Thailand 13 to 0. That’s more goals than any team has ever scored in a game in the history of the World Cup. It’s also more goals than the US men’s team has scored in every World Cup since 2006 combined. Yeah, the women’s […]

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Why Soccer Players Flop So Much

– You know, we’ve seen it certainly in this World Cup where players have exaggerated, perhaps, some fouls. (somber violin music) This goes back to the speed of play. The naked eye could only see this so fast, and these players are moving at tremendous speed, and pace, and have a lot of physical strength. […]

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What It Takes To Be An NFL Referee

What It Takes To Be An NFL Referee

– I’m Jim Howey. Was in the NFL from 1999 until 2018. My position was a back judge for many years then I went to field judge. To get in the NFL, it’s kind of a long process. Almost everybody’s story is the same. We start working pee-wee games, JV games, we join a local […]

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How To Throw The Perfect Football Spiral

How To Throw The Perfect Football Spiral

In 2018, NFL quarterbacks attempted over 17,000 passes. Of those, 64.9% were completed. That’s the highest completion percentage in league history. And if you look closely, all of those successfully completed passes had one thing in common: They were thrown with a nice, tight spiral. But throwing a perfect spiral isn’t as easy as it […]

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Are NFL Cheerleaders Treated Fairly?

– [Narrator] Most NFL teams have cheerleaders. You see them on the sidelines during games, and sometimes during half time. Looks like they’re having fun, right? But recent reports of harassment, lack of compensation, and gender discrimination has shined a light on the treatment of cheerleaders in the NFL. The New York Times reported on […]

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What It Takes To Be A World Cup Soccer Player

What It Takes To Be A World Cup Soccer Player

I was just like a man on a mission since I was six. I think everybody’s born with a talent. It’s about you to discover what your talent is and then try to master it. And for me it was scoring. I just knew, okay, I’m a scorer. I can shoot with my left and […]

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Why Do American Men Suck At Soccer?

Why Do American Men Suck At Soccer?

No other sport in the world garners international attention like soccer does, but as an American who grew up playing soccer, I’ve always wondered why the US men’s team kinda just sucked, at least compared to the rest of the world. For the first time in nearly 30 years, the US men’s team has failed […]

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