Category: Soccer

How Italy defied all odds in the UEFA Euro 2020

Soccer fans around the world held their breaths as England and Italy headed into a penalty shootout following a nail biting regular period plus overtime that left the two teams in a 1-1 draw. The shootout would determine who would be crowned victors of the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship on Sunday, July 11. Nineteen-year-old midfielder [...]

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The Super League: Soccer’s Biggest Controversy

Soccer’s global popularity is credited to being a sport that is available to everyone around the world — all you need is a ball and your feet. Historically, teams across continents compete and have the chance to become the very best, no matter the club’s past success or financial status. However, the creation of the [...]

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Reduce the Number of Replay Reviews

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-6 on April 11 after a highly controversial late game call. In the top of the ninth inning, with the score tied at six, Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm tagged up from third base on a fly ball to left field and was initially called safe by the [...]

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Senior Athletes Considering Options for Next Season

It is no secret that Emory Athletics has changed drastically over the past few semesters. As seasons have been delayed or outright canceled, upperclassmen have had their final seasons pulled out from under them. To combat this, on Oct. 29, 2020, the NCAA granted its Division III athletes one extra year of eligibility, which extends [...]

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How the U.S. Pushed Its Women Soccer Players Away

While the U.S. has never been strongly associated with the world’s most popular sport, the U.S. women’s national team (USWNT) has been the most dominant team in the world for some time now, winning four World Cup titles since the start of the Women’s World Cups in 1991.  Most of the USWNT players are members [...]

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