Tottenham's Son Heung-Min Avoids Compulsory Military Service With South Korean Gold Medal At Asian Games

Here’s some happy news, especially for Tottenham fans and, uhh, the friends and family of members of South Korea’s national soccer team: Forward Son Heung-min, facing two years of compulsory service in the South Korean military, has earned an exemption via the only route available—a gold medal in this summer’s Asian…

Lucas Moura Cooking Chris Smalling Is A Metaphor For Tottenham's Spanking Of Man United

It takes a firm lashing of José Mourinho’s asscheeks to get him to walk into a press conference and opine about international humanitarian crises before storming out of the room while doing an unironic Birdman impression, and that’s exactly what Tottenham administered to Mourinho’s Manchester United yesterday. If you…

Son Heung-Min Is Playing The Best Soccer Of His Life And Having A Blast While Doing It

Any pro athlete in the major sports will tell you how fortunate they are to earn truckloads of money to participate in what are at heart kids’ games. It’s right there in the one shared verb that unites them: they get paid to “play.” However, it’s rare to find a pro athlete who actually takes to the court or field or…

Another Harry Kane Hat Trick Gave Him The Record For Most Premier League Goals In A Year

Tottenham striker Harry Kane broke out of a “slump”—two games without any goals—over the weekend, singlehandedly obliterating Burnley by scoring all three of his team’s goals. That hat trick tied the Premier League’s greatest ever scorer, Alan Shearer, for his record of 36 goals in a calendar year, set in 1995.