It can't be an easy to officiate a sport fairly, especially in games with tens of thousands of rabid fans loving or hating every call. Science thinks there's even some evidence officials subconsciously lose their impartiality toward the home team.
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The league is plagued with problems, from domestic abuse among its players to drug use, fear of brain injuries and more. So why do fans keep coming back?
When you tote up the costs, in ways more than just financial, to a country that hosts the World Cup, it can make you wonder why any nation would want to. Trace examines the toll hosting the Cup can take on a country, and also who profits from it.
From early pig bladders to high-tech wonders, the colorful sphere that makes soccer possible has seen plenty of changes over the course of centuries.
It seems like there are terrible calls made in nearly every sport! Are the referees biased? Annie discusses how some of the refs might be subconsciously making the wrong call.
Studies link brain disease to soccer and rugby hits, but the details are still unclear.
Despite America's love for the game, the NFL as an organization is riddled with problems that make the league, well, not so super.
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