David Beckham: How The Last English Winger Ordained Soccer In America

When the world's biggest sport's most beloved, most important player is finally gone, we'll all agree that David Beckham is far and away one of the most successful players to ever touch a soccer ball. Shortly after, we'll argue: was Beckham truly one of the greatest players of his generation, or just a guy lucky enough … » 5/21/13 4:45pm 5/21/13 4:45pm

Watch David Beckham Leave The Field For The Last Time In His Career

David Beckham played in the last game of his career today after announcing his retirement from soccer last week. He started and was given the captain's armband for his club, Paris Saint-Germain, in their last home match of the season against last-place Brest. » 5/18/13 6:04pm 5/18/13 6:04pm

Who Is The World's Most Recognizable Athlete?

Saw this photo over at TBJ, of Kobe Bryant making an appearance on his annual Nike tour of China, and it's no surprise. China loves Kobe. Loves him. That's a billion people who go nuts at the very sight of Bryant, a global superstar for 15 years now. It got me thinking: who's the most recognizable athlete in the world? » 8/17/12 4:50pm 8/17/12 4:50pm

The Los Angeles Galaxy Was Extremely Happy To Visit The White House

There's a lot going in this photo, taken today during the LA Galaxy's obligatory champion's visit to the White House. (Well, not everyone finds it necessary.) As usual, Obama looks happier than anyone else, although a beaming Bruce Arena seems up to the challenge. » 5/16/12 12:50am 5/16/12 12:50am

David Beckham Has Beer Thrown At Him, Freaks Out, Sets Up Late…

L.A. Galaxy star and future action hero David Beckham found himself perturbed late in last night's CONCACAF Champions League tie at Rogers Centre when Toronto fans greeted him for a late corner kick with streamers and, eventually, a can of Heineken Alexander Keith's. » 3/08/12 8:20pm 3/08/12 8:20pm

David Beckham Secures A Post-Soccer Future In Field Security With This …

English soccer clubs sometimes play "testimonials," in which they bring back their older stars for a friendly match of former rivals. Like parades or bowling parties, it's a nice way to make the old folk feel appreciated for still being around. Yesterday, with Man United playing Juventus in the Gary Neville Testimonial, … » 5/25/11 12:50pm 5/25/11 12:50pm