These MLS Teams Saw a Huge Surge in Value This Year

Major League Soccer continues to grow in North America ahead of the 2026 World Cup and has become a multibillion-dollar business in the U.S. For the first time ever, two teams in the league have been valued at more than $1 billion, with one team’s value jumping more than 70 percent since the previous year.  … Read more

How ‘Ted Lasso’ Star Cristo Fernández Likes to Drink Tequila

Since wrapping the Emmy Award-winning Ted Lasso, Cristo Fernández—best known for his role as the enthusiastic, long-haired Dani Rojas on the aforementioned Apple TV+ series—has bounced around from London to Los Angeles to Guadalajara and back again. He’s been sleeping on friends’ couches, catching up with family, and doing anything possible to avoid the complacency many … Read more

Quick Mindfulness Exercises at Halftime Keep Athletes Sharp

In a small study of competitive male soccer players, researchers found that short mindfulness exercises during halftime (learning to be calm and present in the here and now) can help players remain mentally sharp and experience less fatigue during games since total distance covered and high speeds diminish in the first 15 minutes of the … Read more

Everything to Know About 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar

Twenty-eight days of drama, ecstasy, and agony will erupt on November 21 at 5 A.M. EST when the 2022 FIFA World Cup begins. The first match of the global competition—Senegal vs. Netherlands—will take place on the Al Thumama field in Doha, the capital city of host country Qatar. Top players from around the globe will … Read more