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  • What is the FIFA Women's World Cup?

    Summer is a favorite season, especially for soccer fans. Kids across the country pull out their soccer equipment and dust off their cleats in preparation of practice and group fun. Parents and coaches collaborate to get teams together and ensure the sports equipment lockers are stocked and ready to go. But soccer fun goes far beyond kid play and potential coaching gigs. As FIFA fans know, women’s soccer is a non-stop roller coaster of emotional energy and excitement, and nothing proves that more than the current excitement over the FIFA Women's World Cup.  Continue reading

  • How to Enroll Your Child in Youth Soccer

    Youth soccer is one of the most popular sports in the U.S. In 1974, about 103,432 American kids participated in recreational soccer. In 2014, nearly 3.1 million U.S. children were playing! Getting your child involved in this fun, beneficial sport is easy - here's what you need to know:  Continue reading

  • 5 Best Spring Sports

    Budding athletes at every age dream of reaching the big time through their favorite sport. Yet, one cannot climb Mt. Everest without first being able to walk around the block. Summer and winter seasons contain some kids' most popular sports for kids to consider, but spring offers some fantastic options, too! Like these:   Continue reading

  • What Is the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup?

    Sports are serious business and hold an essential place in American culture. While few sports have been created on American soil, most have adapted with modern sports equipment or been adjusted to the desires and demands of the national residents. Forty percent of Americans still say football is their favorite sport to watch, but 8 percent openly lean toward soccer as their main vice. Soccer’s popularity in the states grew by 300 percent from 1974 – 2014 and shows no signs of slowing. Add the fact that young adults between the ages of 19 and 29 are 10 times more likely to play soccer than any other age group, and it’s pretty clear the nation is looking at a potential new sport to shadow American football as the national pastime. Professional soccer matches, such as the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, help the sport gain new enthusiasts and players annually. But what is the Lamar Hunt Open Cup and why is it such a big deal?

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