While we had originally planned to take the week off due to the international break, the “most embarrassing moment in U.S. Soccer history” went and happened, forcing D.J. & Jeremy into emergency action. In the chaotic hours that followed the USMNT’s 2-1 defeat and subsequent elimination from the 2018 World Cup in Russia, we thought […]

Legacy and expectations are tough companions, particularly so during the pressure cooker that is a World Cup. Ask anyone on the US Women’s National Team, and I’m sure they’d agree. Living up to the prior greatness of US teams of the past is a heavy burden, one that’s taken a long, tedious 16 years to […]

During last summer’s male rendition of the FIFA World Cup, a wave of national pride washed over the country, blanketing major cities with watch parties numbering in the thousands for each of the four US Men’s National Team matches. It was no different here in Cincinnati, where the enthusiasm often transformed into euphoria as the […]

I know I’ve been a bit negligent around these parts lately. And for those of you who have been asking for additional Women’s World Cup coverage, I hear you too. Summer time is busy, what with a seemingly a game kicking off every 30 minutes over the last two weeks between Canada 2015, the Copa América […]

Well, the Season 2 finale didn’t last that long: two full weeks to be exact. But with a hectic summer soccer schedule — plus just a little bit of news about a supposedly corrupt world governing body — D.J. and Jeremy just couldn’t help but turn back on the mics. Though we did give you fair warning […]

This is a short excerpt from my latest featured post for the blog of Over-the-Rhine’s original sports bar, Rhinehaus, located in my hometown of Cincinnati and home to many WSOTP Watch Parties and Events. To read it in it’s entirety, please click here or click the link at the end of the post. Last summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil […]

I’ve been trying to publish this for the last three days. Check Twitter out if you don’t believe me. Unfortunately, the selfish jerks over at FIFA kept stealing all of the limelight. But despite their greatest efforts to upstage one of their own prestigious tournaments, I’m not going to go allow them to continue putting the ladies on the back […]