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The power of soccer

The power of soccer

Brett Fuchs,
Contributor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

It was a sunny May afternoon at Pioneer Stadium. People from all over the world had gathered together with one common goal: to play the game of soccer. Cal State East Bay had teamed up with the Soccer Without Borders organization to host a soccer tournament, Games for Hope, at the campus of Cal State...

Women outperform men in international soccer

Women outperform men in international soccer

Christian Martinez,
Contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Men’s soccer struggles to perform, but women’s soccer have dominated for years The men’s US national soccer team was dealt a crushing defeat against Trinidad & Tobago on Oct 10, which knocked them out of qualifying for the World Cup in 2018. This was the first time in several decades that USM...

World Cup hopes come to an end for men

World Cup hopes come to an end for men

Liam Beyerle,
Contributor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

When 32-year old Landon Donovan was left off the 2014 World Cup men’s soccer team roster, many were in complete shock. Why would the team’s all-time best goal scorer watch the cup from home? But the US was making it known that they wanted to bring in some younger players to get them World Cup experience...

FIFA rocked by corruption scandal

FIFA rocked by corruption scandal

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Corruption, racketeering, bribery, wire fraud and money laundering were among the charges levied against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives connected to the soccer corruption case. On May 27, the United States Department of Justice announced indictments against those 14 officials connected to soccer’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale ...

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