Neymar Scores Golazo Against Spain, Is The Truth

Neymar is absolutely brilliant. That is now undebatable. His latest goal against Spain to end the first half of the Confederations Cup shows exactly why he's already one of the best players in the world. » 6/30/13 7:15pm 6/30/13 7:15pm

Italy Beats Uruguay In Penalties For Third Place In Confederations Cup

Wow. That was a pretty good game, right? The Confederations Cup consolation match between Italy and Uruguay was a meaningless game in a meaningless tournament, and it wasn't supposed to do anything more than whet our appetite ahead of tonight's final between Brazil and Spain. Along the way, it turned out to be the best … » 6/30/13 5:30pm 6/30/13 5:30pm

Uruguay Just Conceded A Semi-Maybe-Own Goal To Italy

Italy is taking on Uruguay in the Confederations Cup third-place match, and so far, the first half has been absolutely hectic. Both sides are getting forward with some of the world's best strikers running at tired defenders, and there have been plenty of chances. So it's strange that the first goal came on an absolute… » 6/30/13 1:00pm 6/30/13 1:00pm

Tomorrow's Brazil-Spain Confederations Cup Final Is All About Neymar

The Confederations Cup doesn't really matter. The games are scrimmages, and tomorrow's result between Brazil and Spain will have no bearing whatsoever on the World Cup. The tournament is just a dry run to make sure Brazil's stadiums and services will be able to handle next year's influx of fans. What does matter,… » 6/29/13 3:15pm 6/29/13 3:15pm

We Should Entertain The Possibility That Neymar Is Good As Advertised

Last month, it was announced that Brazilian soccer star Neymar was sold to FC Barcelona. We were excited, because the 21-year-old is the best and most hyped prospect in the world, and might already be the best player on the planet outside of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. » 6/19/13 9:47pm 6/19/13 9:47pm

Today, We'll Get Our First Look At Soccer's New Goal Line Technology

Goal line technology will be used in soccer will be used for the first time at this year's Confederations Cup, which starts today. There's long been a debate in soccer whether the sport should introduce more technology in its matches, especially when it comes to goal line technology. Soccer's a free-flowing game with… » 6/15/13 1:45pm 6/15/13 1:45pm