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Hope Solo’s Domestic Violence Trial Set For January

Hope Solo’s Domestic Violence Trial Set For January

By Val Powell November 6, 2014

At a brief court hearing on Tuesday, November 4, it was decided that soccer star Hope Solo’s trial for domestic abuse will be moved to January 6.  The trial, which was supposed to begin on November 17, was postponed after …

Hope Solo Plays Soccer In Spite Of Charges

A lot of athletes have been involved in domestic violence incidents lately and most of them had been fined and either banned from a set number of games or the sport entirely. Hope Solo is also facing domestic violence charges, …

FIFA 15 Is Out Today in the U.S.

After a long summer with few big game releases, the fall video game season is now here. As one of the largest publishers in the industry, EA is getting a head start with the release of its big sports titles. …

Hope Solo Breaks US Soccer Record

Goalkeeper Hope Solo broke the U.S. record for career shutouts Saturday during an 8-0 victory over Mexico in Sandy, Utah. With the win on Saturday, the former Washington Huskies standout broke Briana Scurry’s record. Scurry played from 1994-2008 and had …

Hope Solo Faces Six-Month Jail Sentence

Seattle Reign FC goal-keeper Hope Solo appeared in court in Kirkland, WA, on Monday, asking for the dismissal of the fourth-degree domestic violence case against her through a motion filed by her lawyer. Her lawyer also asked that the court …

Atletico Madrid Star Suarez Suffers Head Injury

Last season, La Liga participants Atletico Madrid surprised many when they were able to defeat crosstown rivals Real Madrid to win the UEFA Champions League championship. One of the key components on that championship team was midfielder Mario Suarez, known …

Vanja Milinkovic Signs Deal with Manchester United

Yesterday, Manchester United finished its tour in the United States with yet another victory, this time over rivals Liverpool. The victory sealed the International Champions Cup for the British team which went 4-0-1 in its five game stretch in the …

World Cup Streaker Was a Big YouTube Star

Did you watch the World Cup final on Sunday afternoon? Do you remember when the cameras cut to an extended (and actually rather beautiful) shot of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue framing a gorgeous sunset? Well, during those few seconds, …

World Cup Final Was Biggest Game in Facebook History World Cup Final Was Biggest Game in Facebook History

Did you feel like your Facebook news feed was dominated by posts about the Word Cup Final on Sunday? Well, it was. According to Facebook, Germany’s extra time victory over Argentina is officially the biggest sporting event in the history …

World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended

And here’s the corner from the DMCA…it’s a line drive…right at FIFA, who’s on a run – FIFA with the header…GOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL!!! In other words, FIFA has successfully petitioned Twitter to suspend the increasingly popular @ReplayLastGoal account, a single-purpose Twitter bot …

Brazil/Germany Videos Uploaded to Pornhub

Brazil’s 7-1 throttling at the hands of Germany in Tuesday night’s World Cup semifinal was so brutal that many decided to compare it to an act of public humiliation, in a sexual sense. The joke wound up hitting top porn …

Brazil/Germany the Biggest Game in Twitter History Brazil/Germany the Biggest Game in Twitter History

Normally, it’s hard to watch a massacre. But for World Cup soccer fans, watching Germany beat the dead horse that was the Brazilian national team on Tuesday afternoon was an exercise in morbid curiosity. They can’t score again, right? There’s …

Manchester United Unveils New Home Team Uniforms

Manchester United, one of the most well-known soccer teams throughout the world, this week revealed their new home side uniforms. Like previous home side Manchester United uniforms, the new look is mostly red. The jerseys also feature a ribbed crew …

Things Tim Howard Could Save Is One Amazing Meme

As USA goalkeeper continued to make amazing save after amazing save in Tuesday’s World Cup match against Belgium, people started making jokes on Twitter like Tim Howard could’ve saved my parents’ marriage and Tim Howard just saved me 15% on …

Tim Howard National Airport Has a Nice Ring to It

It’s the morning after a USA World Cup loss so you’re understandably a bit depressed. It was such a good run and we came so close to somehow pulling out the victory over Belgium. But look at it this way …

World Cup the Most Popular Event in Facebook History World Cup the Most Popular Event in Facebook History

If you’ve spent any time on social media over the past couple of weeks, you’ve likely been inundated with posts about the World Cup. We know that it’s making an unprecedented impact on online conversation – breaking social media and …

World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet

Now the the group stage is over and we finally have a day’s rest before the knockout stage begins, let’s reflect on this year’s World Cup in terms of how it was received, discussed, and propagated online. Like many, you …