David Beckham

  • June 18, 2010    

    Every four years when the World Cup soccer tournament rolls around, people wonder why soccer hasn’t taken off as a professional sport in the United States, despite its broad appeal as a recreational sport. Some World Cup watchers give their takes. Continue reading

  • March 22, 2010    

    British Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy wrote “Achilles” after English soccer player David Beckham suffered a season-ending injury last week. Beckham, 34, was headed for what would have likely been his last World Cup this summer.
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