The MLS’s Value to Soccer

April 4, 2017

The MLS has tasted struggle. It knows what it’s like to be close to failure. Its predecessor, the NASL, was one, and at times it felt like that might be the MLS’s own destiny. That […]

A Call for Compromise

March 5, 2017

Political discourse in this country is failing us. Our debates have turned into competitive showdowns where the predominant goal is to advance one’s ideology. There are no calls for solutions, no spirit of compromise. Political […]

What’s Missing in America

January 2, 2017

When people are this pissed off, it means both sides are missing something. There is no common ground, no happy medium that would serve as a starting point to begin mending the deep divisions that […]

The Way Millennials Are

November 29, 2016

Across our college campuses, intellectual pursuit, one of the great hallmarks of higher learning, is being sacrificed so nobody’s feelings are hurt and only preapproved language is spoken. Millennial students are easily offended, acting out […]

Soccer’s Answer for More Goals Lies Offside

October 17, 2016

There’s always been one thing about The Beautiful Game that has bothered me. It doesn’t take advantage of its best asset – the goal. Not everyone sees it that way, however. As Chris Anderson and […]

The Mistake in Legislating Language

October 17, 2016

The New York Times had an article about the steps some universities take to ensure their students understand cultural differences. The opening of the piece begins with a nervous incoming freshman wondering if it was […]