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Maryland student creates soccer kits for all 50 states and D.C.

What would soccer jerseys look like if every state (and, of course, the District) had their own home and away kits? One University of Maryland student shared his vision.

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 11:38am EST

Tags: Noah Frank, University of Maryland,

The World Cup turf war

A brewing controversy between grass and turf for the 2015 Women's World Cup has shed light on larger issues of gender inequality in the sport.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 02:12pm EST

Tags: Field Turf, Noah Frank, Women

Kick Ebola in the Butt Challenge raises needed funding (Video)

A soccer player for both the Philadelphia Union and the Sierra Leone national team wants people to take this challenge to raise money for Doctors Without Borders.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 06:02am EDT

Tags: Ebola, doctors without borders, Kate Ryan, Kick the Ebola in the Butt Challenge

Bowser to hold hearings on soccer stadium deal

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 08:54am EDT

Tags: Muriel Bowser, D.C. United

Welcome to America's soccer capital

From ticket sales to television ratings, the D.C. area has emerged as the most passionate region for soccer in America.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 01:45pm EDT

Tags: World Cup, Noah Frank,

'Next Goal Wins' follows team from worst to winners

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley and WTOP Sports Director Dave Johnson chat with former D.C. United coach Thomas Rongen, whose experience coaching American Samoa is the subject of the new documentary "Next Goal Wins."

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 12:04pm EDT

Tags: Jason Fraley, Fraley on Film, Next Goal Wins, documentary,


Drought headaches in Brazil's WCup opener city

As if Brazil didn't have enough to deal with as the World Cup approaches, the worst drought in more than 80 years is hitting the country's largest city just as it prepares for the tens of thousands of foreigners expected at the tournament opener.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:01am EDT

Tags: Sao Paulo, World Cup, drought

Diskerud, Johannsson lead US over Azerbaijan 2-0

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 05:30pm EDT


US begins World Cup training camp in California

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:26am EDT

Tags: World Cup

Panels, seams, power: Brazuca, ready for World Cup

It's more than just a ball. A lot of science, technology and money goes into making the World Cup ball. But does it make a difference?

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:04am EDT

Tags: Rachel Nania, World Cup, Brazuca, soccer ball

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