The Defender: The Most Undervalued Player On The Pitch

A Look Into The Defender

Defenders are often times the most undervalued players on a team. Their names aren’t chanted in the stands, and more often than not, they aren’t the ones spoken about on Sports Center. The casual fan won’t often recognize names like Nicolas Otamendi, Jerome Boateng, Gerard Pique, Julie Johnston, Christie Rampone, or Meghan Klingenberg. However, a … Read more

Fortune Favors The United States Men’s National Team

Copa America Centenario 2016

The United States Men’s soccer team seemed to be on their way to an embarrassing exit at the hand of Group A more affectionately called the Group of Death in the Copa America tournament after their lackluster performance against Colombia. However, in typical American fashion, placing themselves in the position of the underdog seemed to … Read more