Category: Soccer

Soccer, That Beautiful Game, Eases Hypertension | Playbook | Wired.com

Soccer, That Beautiful Game, Eases Hypertension | Playbook | Wired.com

Soccer is more than a beautiful game — it’s good for your heart, too. A European study found three out of four hypertensive men who played the game two hours a week saw their blood pressure fall to healthy levels in six months. Photo: toksuede/Flickr Soccer, That Beautiful Game, Eases...

Dempsey, Friedel Among Best Americans To Play in Barclays English Premier League

Dempsey, Friedel Among Best Americans To Play in Barclays English Premier League

Dempsey, Friedel among best Americans to play in Barclays Premier League – Premier League News | FOX Sports on MSN. Where else is there to start but with Clint Dempsey and Brad Friedel? Both men made history this weekend as Tottenham broke a long-time duck and won at Old Trafford...

Soccer: Napoli Bans Players From Sex Two Days Before Matches To Avoid Injury

Soccer: Napoli Bans Players From Sex Two Days Before Matches To Avoid Injury

According to a recent report from Football Italia, Napoli’s club doctor claims a sex ban keeps players out of harm’s way. “Avoiding sexual activity for two days before a game is fundamental to prevent muscular strains, contractions or inflammations,” Professor Alfonso De Nicola told Corriere del Mezzogiorno. “It is the...

Soccer, Social Media: EPL And La Liga Dominate – Infographic

Soccer, Social Media: EPL And La Liga Dominate – Infographic

Europe is home to the best club soccer in the world, thanks in no small part to powerful domestic leagues, like Germany’s Bundesliga and Italy’s Serie A. But there’s no debating which two associations reign supreme on the continent: the English Premier League and Spain’s La Liga. The EPL and...

Social Media: Soccer Beats “Football” In Popularity – Infographic

Social Media: Soccer Beats “Football” In Popularity – Infographic

Americans love their football. Brits love their football, too. Thing is, they love different footballs. Americans love the football that involves a pigskin, gridiron and crushing body blows between 300-pound behemoths. Brits, and pretty much the rest of the world, love the football that’s also known as futbol, futebol or...

Red Devil in details of Manchester United IPO – IPO Report

Red Devil in details of Manchester United IPO – IPO Report

Red Devil in details of Manchester United IPO – IPO Report – MarketWatch. SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — For the upcoming Manchester United Ltd. initial public offering, the “Red Devil” is in the details, since what the fabled soccer club has already revealed to prospective investors is strong on brand promises...

The Beautiful Game Is The Most Searched Sport In The U.S. – Infographic

The Beautiful Game Is The Most Searched Sport In The U.S. – Infographic

The 2012 Olympics are being hailed as the “first social Games” — but looking at old-fashioned search terms is just as fascinating as following the online conversation. Would you have guessed that soccer was actually the most-searched sport in the U.S. the week before the Games? Even though most nations...

Largest Payouts In Sports – Infographic

Largest Payouts In Sports – Infographic

In most sports, the big money is in the personal contracts. But there is still a lot of prize money to be had for the victors in tournaments and other official events. Even the losers can walk away with millions. We’ve broken down the payments for the ten highest paying...

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