So we decided to be fair, and give some credit to the New York Times for writing a much better article about soccer than the last one. Not that it was a very high bar. We then had a chat about Megan Rapinoe and her decision to join a hands-on football player in sitting out the national anthem. Also, we took some time to talk about that pillar of soccer journalism, Forbes, and their yearly valuation of MLS teams. And did Don Garber sneak a bombshell in that article? Here we go, it’s Episode 23!
This one’s gonna take some links.
We’ll start with the very good article by the New York Times on Jordan Morris:
Then there’s an article about Megan Rapinoe, including the full statement by the Washington Spirit:
Here’s the fascinating piece by ESPN on the history of the Star Spangled Banner and sporting events:
And finally, the money. Here’s the article by Forbes on MLS team values (Oh! I just got that!):