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World Cup is … what? Can't hear you!

We might be able to learn a little about soccer this month, if we could hear the games

Originally Published: June 15, 2010
By Tim Keown | ESPN.com

About a decade ago, I dropped my childish, xenophobic dislike of soccer. I stopped being the typical American idiot who complains about the lack of scoring, the rules against using your hands and all that incessant flopping. I learned to appreciate the game.

You reach a certain age -- let's put the number at 15 -- and the jokes about soccer moms and orange slices aren't funny anymore. And this year, I decided to graduate from benign appreciation to semi-avid follower. I did some reading ...

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