The Women’s World Cup is in full swing, so it’s a great time to bring Pittsburgh native and The Sporting News columnist, Mike DeCourcy back on the Sounding Off on Soccer podcast.
Mike and Pittsburgh Soccer Now‘s John Krysinsky talk about the U.S. Women’s National Team’s chances for a three-peat, what are the most intriguing storylines at the World Cup, a few of his feature stories on the most compelling USWNT players Megan Rapinoe and young forward Sophia Smith.
Plus, John and Mike also take a few moments to discuss the veteran sports writer’s recent column as part of The Sporting News‘ series on top athletes from each City, with his Pittsburgh sports Mt. Rushmore.
Mike DeCourcy has been the college basketball columnist at The Sporting News since 1995.
Starting with newspapers in Pittsburgh, Memphis and Cincinnati, he has written about the game for 35 years and covered 32 Final Fours. He is a member of the United States Basketball Writers Hall of Fame and is a studio analyst at the Big Ten Network and NCAA Tournament Bracket analyst for Fox Sports. He also writes frequently for TSN about soccer and the NFL.
Mike was born in Pittsburgh, raised there during the City of Champions decade and graduated from Point Park University.