This Long Range Blast Will Be Côte d'Ivoire's One Good World Cup Memory

This Côte d’Ivoire team got hammered by Germany, gave up three goals to Thailand, only avoided a repeat beatdown at the hands Norway today on account of some sorry finishing, and will soon return home from their first World Cup thanks to their fourth-place group finish. But hey, Ange N’Guessan did belt in this, one of… » 6/15/15 6:21pm 6/15/15 6:21pm

Norway's Brute Force Past Meets Soccer's Future

Two decades ago Norway were a soccer power, finishing second at the 1991 World Cup and winning it all in 1995. But recent years have seen a tactically naïve Norway surpassed, or at least equaled, by nations that got a later jump on women’s soccer, like France, England, and Spain. While they should have no trouble… » 6/03/15 3:26pm 6/03/15 3:26pm

The Best Restaurant in the World Is: Disney's Epcot Theme Park

For the past year, Rich Juzwiak and Caity Weaver have scoured New York in search of the city’s greatest restaurant. This spring, the authors expanded their quest into a global hunt: the search for the Best Restaurant in the World. Due to time and budget constraints, it was determined that the most efficient method to… » 4/30/15 12:10pm 4/30/15 12:10pm

Nike Is Making The Norway Women's Soccer Team Play In "Unisex" Jerseys

The Norway women’s national soccer team is historically one of the best in the sport. Along with the USWNT, Norway are the only ones to have won both Olympic gold and the World Cup. It makes sense, then, that Nike would want to be the official jersey sponsor for a team with such pedigree. What doesn’t make sense is… » 4/21/15 11:52am 4/21/15 11:52am

England-Norway U19s To Replay Final Seconds Of Match After Ref's Error

You know how when you're in the middle of a video game and you save at one point, keep on playing, only to realize you messed something up and go reload from your last save? Well, UEFA is pretty much doing the same thing to rectify a referee's error late in a women's U19 Euro Championship qualifying match. » 4/09/15 10:47am 4/09/15 10:47am

Electroshock Gimmick Makes Boring Norwegian Soccer Match Oddly…

"Shocking scenes unraveled before the eyes of Norwegian television viewers last week during a football match between rival television stations. An already tense atmosphere was given an extra charge on TV2's Golden Goal when the show's two presenters were armed with remote control electric shock kits primed to… » 12/07/11 12:00am 12/07/11 12:00am