USA were dazzled by Argentina – even if the issue is dazzled by the best

Jrgen Klinsmann deserves credit for inspiring exuberance among his players at this months Copa Amrica but willpower only takes a squad so far It was definitely no humiliation. In the minutes after the US was downed 4-0 to Argentina on Tuesday night, everyone Jrgen Klinsmann, Geoff Cameron, Kyle Beckerman was keen to construct the same…

La Liga games in the US ‘not fair for anyone, ‘ says Liga MX president

( CNN) Enrique Bonilla, chairwoman of Mexico’s top-flight football division Liga MX, has told CNN Sport that he is against the proposed decision to host a La Liga game in the United States or Canada. In August, Spain’s top-flight league announced a 15 -year marketing deal with US-based sports media company Relevant, which included a…

Antonio Brown’s latest custom cleats will salute Arnold Palmer

Antonio Brown was fined for wearing baby blue cleats in Week 1. Image: Rich Schultz/ Getty Images In the words of Antonio Brown, getting fined by the NFL is “nothing to a boss.” The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver who was fined for twerking and wearing baby blue cleats in a game earlier this month plans…

Son Heung-min secures Tottenham’s FA Cup passage against Aston Villa

Son added to Ben Daviess headed opener as Tottenham progressed to the fourth round of the Cup with a dour 2-0 win over Aston Villa It says much about Aston Villas recent deterioration that a goalless draw with Tottenham Hotspur would constitute an FA Cup shock. Not the greatest, but one nonetheless, and as this…

A brief guidebook to … LA Galaxy’s Ashley Cole, once the world’s finest left-back

The English defender comes to MLS having won everything there is to win. Forget the lurid headlines, he was unquestionably a world-class operator With the Guardian unstoppable rise to global predominance ** we at Guardian US thought wed run a series of articles for fans wishing to improve their knowledge of the athletics history and…

NFL recognise CTE link with football. Now what?

( CNN) For the first time, the National Football League has publicly recognise a link between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the brain disorder better known as CTE. Jeff Miller, the NFL’s senior vice president of health and safety policy, was part of a round-table debate with the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce…

In US sports, there’s no comparison with Leicester’s impossible dream

Sporting parity is celebrated in America which means Leicesters rag-to-riches tale has no true parallel, although Kurt Warners 1999 Rams perhaps come closest To put 5,000-1 in perspective, consider the company it kept. On English oddsmaker William Hills lineup this past August, Leicester City wins the Premier League was deemed to fall at roughly the…