Detroit

Is a new jail in Detroit a fair trade for an MLS stadium?

The expansion of soccer in America is intersecting with morality and urban planning The proposed stadium Soccer teams—in both their idealized and practical senses—are parts of larger communities. They may choose to meaningfully engage with their surroundings or be aggressively indifferent, but that doesn’t change the underlying reality: decisions made by teams are wont to affect more …

Grassroots through the concrete

Soccer flowers in Detroit By Adam Doster | Photographs by Jon Deboer / DCFC Here at Harry’s, a two-story brick sports bar on the south end of Detroit’s historic Cass Corridor, members of the United States’ unlikeliest soccer fan group have spent the last hour inhaling burgers and beer while watching the World Cup round-of-16 match …