Good intentions, bad results
The first African team to make the World Cup semifinals wouldn't be there without help from foreign-born players.
Both teams are better than they were in 1998, but the political situation between the two countries has not improved.
By consenting to Qatar's illiberal policies for residents and guests alike, FIFA has further besmirched its already tainted reputation.
Thousands of people from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka have died while working on enormous infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Punishing players for kneeling, or not kneeling, is a First Amendment violation at public universities.
It's good to be reminded that, sometimes, greed and venality do not carry the day in the global marketplace
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The U.S. women's soccer team deserves better, but mandating equal pay isn't the answer.
Why can't the team just play in the city's NFL stadium?