Sport: Booters' Trophy

One of the prettiest plays in sport is soccer's "corner kick"—a free kick booted from the corner of the field toward the players of both teams, who try to kick or butt the ball into the net or down the field. In The Bronx's Starlight Park this week, corner kicks and other fancy head-and-footwork were executed with rare artistry. The performers were the two foremost big-league outfits in the U.S.: the Brooklyn Hispanos and Pittsburgh's Morgan Strassers, facing each other in soccer's equivalent of the baseball World's Series.

Last week these titans, champions...

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