Category Archives: Soccer

How Do Soccer Clubs Battle Racism?

By: Tom Malone After last week’s devastating 4-0 loss, a group of FC Kaiserslautern fans gave Nazi salutes to an Israeli team member, sparking controversy across the German and global soccer communities. The salute occurred during practice by a ten … Continue reading

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Egyptian Football Riot Leaves 73 Dead and a Country Scrambling for Redemption

By: Tom Malone Last week, an Egyptian soccer rivalry game in Port Said ended with a violent riot that killed 73 people and injured more than 1,000 fans. Rioters chased opposing players and fought rival fans in a disturbing display … Continue reading

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Brazil Invades Flavelas before 2014 World Cup

By: Tom Malone In preparation for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro city officials occupied slums to enforce crime this summer. Police forces have raided these flavelas prior to and since these frequent summer raids. … Continue reading

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Rebounding from Violence on the Field

By: Tom Malone With the rise of instantaneous updates and investigative reporting in sports media, audiences see everything. Instant replay camera angles increase season by season. Through this, we see each play from a variety of viewpoints, allowing us to … Continue reading

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