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  1. MLS catches MLB in popularity with kids, says ESPN poll

    Roger Bennett

    MLS news

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  2. Andrew Luck's love for soccer runs deep

    Roger Bennett

    When Massachusetts-born Geoff Cameron took one of his first throw-ins after moving to Stoke City in August 2012, an overly enthusiastic British commentator was moved to declare that the American launched the ball into play "quarterback style." I...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  3. Americans' constant self-loathing obscures gains in MLS, U.S. soc...

    Roger Bennett

    American soccer fans are a self-critical bunch with a remarkable willingness to wallow. Though the sport is one of the fastest-growing in the nation, the domestic MLS is often stigmatized and tarnished as declasse; a shiny aura still cloaks any playe...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  4. Owning in MLS, owning the future

    Roger Bennett

    On the eve of its 17th Cup final, MLS is a league in transition, standing like a mythological centaur that is half-horse, half-man. Old-school franchises like D.C. United and the New England Revolution remain, harking back to the league's founding da...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  5. Who is 'England's team'?

    Roger Bennett

    To dare to anoint one Premier League club "England's Team" in the way the Dallas Cowboys are hailed as "America's Team" is a perilous task. Like decoding which NBA team is the "most Cockney" or determining the MLB franchise that best resembles "S...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  6. Bennett: Are you a real football fan?

    Roger Bennett

    Are you more of a fan when you go to the game or watch on TV? Roger Bennett examines the changing nature of being a global fan of the English Premier League.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  7. MLS hopes to build a national profile -- Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett

    MLS has done a tremendous job of building up strong, local fan bases, but can it find a way to make those same fans care about the league on a national level? MLS' future may depend on it.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  8. Soccer: English Premier League is as American as apple pie

    Roger Bennett

    The U.S. might have had a lukewarm relationship with the sport in the past, but English soccer has stealthily become as American as apple pie, writes Roger Bennett.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  9. 2010 World Cup: Off the Ball blog

    Roger Bennett

    What does Day 7 have in store? Only Argentina and Maradona's suit, a South Korea team that never stops running, and the soap opera that is France.

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010