The World Cup draw between the US and Portugal Sunday drew 25 million US viewers, an all-time record for soccer, and US interest in the World Cup has surged since 2010. Does that mean soccer has finally arrived in the US, or is it destined to be like Olympic sports – wildly popular just once every four years?
Dolphins football team may cancel stadium renovations after the Florida legislature ended its session without passing any funding plan that would give tax aid to the Dolphins and other Florida sports teams. The Dolphins wanted state and local taxes to help pay for $400 million worth of renovations to Sun Life Stadium.
As scientists close the gap on doping detection, athletes bent on cheating can still game the system. Stricter enforcement from league authorities is critical to redeeming sports scandalized by doping – cycling, baseball, and potentially the NFL.
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