Sports Illustrated

As South Africa prepares to host the soccer World Cup, questions remain about whether the estimated $6 billion investment will be worth it. Some say those questions won't be answered for years.
May 28, 2010   Sports Illustrated
Mitch Albom writes about the ghosts of Detroit, and the undying belief that someday the city will come back.
Jan 19, 2009   Sports Illustrated
Delays in construction have cased FIFA officials to remove Port Elizabeth from the list of host cities for the 2009 Confederations Cup, the dress rehearsal tournament before the 2010 World Cup. Concerns remain about the country's readiness.
Sep 7, 2008   Sports Illustrated