Soccer heading poses greater risk to youth players
How a soccer video game finally got air resistance right
Pulled hamstrings took out two U.S. players at the World Cup. Why?
Soccer Players Show Signs of Brain Damage
Frequently hitting the ball with the head may impair memory
World Cup to Debut Mind-Controlled Robotic Suit
Scientific American speaks with the scientist behind an innovation that will enable a paralyzed person to walk and “feel” it
Gooooal! 2 Technologies Compete to Sense Soccer Goals
A major botched call by referees during the World Cup has opened the door for computerized replacements
RoboCup 2010: Could Robot versus Human Be Far Behind? [Slide Show]
Full-size biped robot strikers debut at this year's competition as human World Cup teams play on in South Africa
Scarlet Uniforms Linked to Success in Sports
Obama to Host Sports Concussion Summit
The White House supports new funding for youth-focused head injury research
Concussions Abound in Soccer, Too
A meta-analysis finds that concussions accounted for between 6 and 9 percent of all injuries sustained on soccer fields. Dina Fine Maron reports
Why Do Pro Kickers Opt for Soccer Style?
The answer lies in surface area and biomechanics
Visual bias in soccer fouls.
While I wouldn't say that I am a soccer fan , I do find it hard to turn down watching large international sporting events, especially when the USA is doing well in the playoffs.
Soccer Goes Green
At the world cup, a new way to offset carbon emissions
Cutting-Edge Experiments: Interfering Soccer Balls
This sidebar is part of a package that supplements our story on quantum erasure in the May issue of Scientific American
Pickup Soccer Helps Homeless Health
Homeless men who played soccer a few times a week had improved cardiovascular health and a lower risk of death. Cynthia Graber reports
Football's Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game
World Cup Prediction Mathematics Explained
The World Cup is back, and everyone's got a pick for the winner. Gamblers have been predicting the outcome of sporting contests since the first foot race across the savannah, but in recent years a unique type of statistical analysis has taken over the prediction business...
The Brazilian Banes: A World Cup Disease Guide
A global network of clinicians assess the most common diseases among travelers to Brazil, and the winner is surprising
Physics of free kicks: The hidden advantage of long-distance soccer shots
When Brazilian defender Roberto Carlos struck a powerful free-kick from about 30 meters out in a 1997 international match against France, he could not have known that scientists would still be discussing his feat more than a dozen years later...