Howard Megdal

New Jersey Turnpike road sign

New Jersey Dominance

New Jersey is only 70 miles wide. It's only 170 miles long. As area goes, it's a tiny portion of the vast United States. Sure, Jersey packs people in — it is...
Jeff Plush at the 2016 NWSL College Draft

Slow and Steady Growth for the NWSL

“I'd like to get to 12, get to 14 teams, have a balanced schedule, that automatically means more games. That evolution will take some time. But we believe the m...
Raquel Rodriguez, Caroline Casey, and Erica Skroski at the 2016 NWSL College Draft

Sky Blue, Forging Ahead

“... each of the players brought in today can start a game, and can certainly come off the bench early weeks of the season and impact the game in a positive ma...
rachel daly playing for st johns

Rachel Daly

Editor’s note — This article originally appeared in the print edition of Our Game Magazine’s 2015 College Issue. With the college season in full swing, we’re pu...

Howard Megdal

Howard Megdal is a contributing editor at Excelle Sports. He has written for numerous outlets, including The New York Times, USA Today, Capital New York, and Sports Illustrated. His new book, The Cardinals Way, will be published by St. Martin’s Press in 2016. You can follow him on Twitter @howardmegdal.