Behold the power of social media: an Instagram that broke several million hearts! This week’s Pic of the Week comes to us from the account of US Women’s National Team star striker Alex Morgan, as she announced her engagement to her boyfriend by means of a modestly filtered, mildly blurred photo. That sound you’re hearing? […]

Ahhhhh. Take a second and breathe in that cool refreshing spring air. Mmmm… it smells like First Kick, doesn’t it? Well if it doesn’t, it certainly should. In fact, I’d be a little surprised if you weren’t subliminally thinking about MLS right now, as the league’s marketing has been awfully hard to ignore this winter/spring. […]

With the dust having settled after yesterday’s epic announcement, I wanted to extend welcome to all of the new readers who were lucky kind enough to stumble across WSOTP over the last 48 hours. The Cult of Rolfe extends far and wide, and I’ve been mightily impressed at the speed and distance by which they’re able to spread […]

I talk a lot on this blog about the progress MLS has made over the last few years. The league has experienced a gradual but noticeable raised profile, and that’s been due to the league enhancing itself across the spectrum: more soccer-specific stadiums, increased global awareness, improved on-pitch product, budding rivalries, exclusive TV deals, and […]

it’s crunch time for most world cup hopefuls. for most traditional soccer nations, almost all of their players are looking at the second half of their seasons as the make or break period of the world cup aspirations. play well, and they could earn themselves a seat on the plane to south africa. play poorly, […]