Jamaica Basically Stopped Drug Testing Its Athletes Before The Olympics

In the past two months, Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Sherone Simpson, and three more track and field athletes have tested positive for banned substances. What's changed? Perhaps, says the ex-head of Jamaica's anti-doping body, they're actually being tested now. » 8/20/13 2:51pm 8/20/13 2:51pm

US Soccer Overcomes Late Defensive Lapse To Best Jamaica In Thriller

Last night, US men's soccer traveled to Jamaica to take on the hosts in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. It was their fourth game in the final Hexagonal round, where all six clubs play the others home and away. After 10 games, the top three teams advance to next year's World Cup in Brazil, while the fourth-place team… » 6/08/13 3:50pm 6/08/13 3:50pm

Clint Dempsey Is Casual And Cold-Blooded

When Clint Dempsey tried to walk the ball in against Guadeloupe, it was predictably disrupted, and he was predictably blasted for being too casual. It's a particularly biting critique for soccer, the one sport where we expect American athletes' effort to outpace their skill, rather than the other way around. But it… » 6/20/11 12:35pm 6/20/11 12:35pm