Why Don Garber went to Zürich

US Soccer’s concept of professional league divisions is a farce and a red herring, because it masks Major League Soccer’s real agenda and intention. • • • • MLS’s real agenda and intention is simple: what today we call the lower professional divisions (Divisions II and III, for respectively NASL and USL Pro), will eventually become MLS’s official minor…

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The Fermi Paradox of American soccer

Why hasn’t the United States produced a world-class player in the men’s game? That question might as well read like Enrico Fermi’s intergalactic quandary, “Where is everyone?” I imagine physicists and astronomers looking up into the vastness of the night sky and wondering, “Where is everyone?” and, “Are we really alone?” in a similar way…

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