Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Check here Thursday for 2014 MLS SuperDraft coverage
There will be no 50/50 Blog on Wednesday as we travel to Philadelphia for the US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention in Philadelphia. But be sure to check back at noon ET on Thursday, as we'll provide coverage from the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.
Live stream available for the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala
US Youth Soccer is offering a live broadcast of the 2014 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET from Philadelphia. The live stream on USYouthSoccer.org will allow all members of the organization unable to attend the event to follow along with the ceremony, as we honor the individuals who have made the past year of US Youth Soccer a great success. Watch live here.
Ronaldo named FIFA World Player of the Year
It wasn't hard to tell how much winning the FIFA Ballon d'Or award meant to Cristiano Ronaldo. Upon being named the world's most outstanding soccer player of 2013, Ronaldo teared up during an emotional acceptance speech at the award gala in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday.
ESPN Films announces pre-World Cup soccer series
ESPN Films, creators of the critically-acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, will premiere a new series in April surrounding the 2014 FIFA World Cup on ESPN. 30 for 30: Soccer Stories will include a mix of standalone feature-length and 30-minute-long documentary films from an award winning group of filmmakers telling compelling narratives from around the international soccer landscape.
NBA logos given a soccer touch
We've seen this done before with other sports — American professional sports team's logos transformed to resemble European soccer logos. Check out the latest work from Milan Vuckovic, as he gives NBA logos the soccer treatment.