Howler Magazine

Welcome to the new home of Dirty Tackle

(Louise Turnbull) Longtime DT readers are surely used to sudden changes with the site, but for those who are newer to the fold, take a deep breath and believe me when I say that something wonderful has just happened. After parting ways with Yahoo Sports in late 2014, DT returned to its original form as …

Howler’s World Cup Edition is here

Watch the trailer to see our World Cup cover A 36-page timeline of its history Bin Laden’s plot to blow up France ’98 Ashley Cole, Philipp Lahm, Tim Howard, and Carles Puyol on how to stop Cristiano Ronaldo Profiles of Aron Johannsson, Graham Zusi, and Matt Besler Eight reasons we’re optimistic for the U.S. national team …

A Winter’s Game

A Chicago pick-up game achieves perfection By Aleksandar HemonPhotograph by Dominic Neitz Editor’s Note: It has been a serious winter, and yet we continue to shovel aside the snow and kick a ball across frozen fields. We post this essay, which appeared in issue two, in honor of everyone who ventures out to play in …

Howler Faces

Can you name all nine of these faces from Howler issue two? First person to get them right will win a year’s subscription — leave your answer as a comment below! And you can order a copy of issue two for yourself here.