Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Corinthians, São Paulo

Do you like tales of political corruption mixed with a healthy serving of corrupt sports institutions? Look no further than Arena Corinthians, nicknamed Itaquerão. » 7/13/14 1:00pm 7/13/14 1:00pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Castelão, Fortaleza

So I don't really know how to say this, but Arena Castelão was actually completed ahead of schedule and came in under budget. It makes me uncomfortable. » 7/11/14 2:30pm 7/11/14 2:30pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Estádio Nacional, Brasília

Estádio Nacional has the grim glory of being the most expensive stadium in Brazil, costing some $900m in public funds. (Now with more pictures!) » 7/09/14 2:30pm 7/09/14 2:30pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Estádio Mineirão, Belo Horizonte

FIFA would like you to know that Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte is "one of the most historic venues in Brazilian football." Their sister city is Ft. Lauderdale. Trust your instincts. » 7/08/14 11:30am 7/08/14 11:30am

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre

The Estádio Beira-Rio is a beautiful, if not slightly underwhelming, piece of architecture that gives Porto Alegre two modern multi-use pitches in the course of two years. There's a good chance they didn't need both. » 7/07/14 3:55pm 7/07/14 3:55pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Pernambuco, Recife

The United States are out. Why do I even bother with anything? It's all over, I don't want to talk to anyone. » 7/03/14 3:00pm 7/03/14 3:00pm

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Da Baixada, Curitiba

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Pantanal, Cuiabá

Why Your World Cup Stadium Sucks: Arena Das Dunas, Natal

Something that merits mentioning: The union does not like it when players leave money on the table. I understand I'm looking at the exception at the top of the page but if these guys end up negotiating sub-max deals to play together you best believe the NBAPA will be pissed. As soon as they get their shit together,… » 6/12/14 9:53am 6/12/14 9:53am

Their NY office is also painfully unfamiliar with the transportation grid in this market and needs someone with some institutional knowledge as well as a thick Rolodex to get them up to speed. » 5/20/14 12:11pm 5/20/14 12:11pm