The World Cup Preview Issue

Welcome to a collection of content from ESPN The Magazine's World Cup preview issue -- the cover date was June 14, 2010. Below you'll find stories about the rise of African nations in soccer, Clint Dempsey as a force for the United States, group-by-group previews and more. In terms of non-World Cup content, there are articles about NHL postseason scrums, the 2010 NBA finals, and the 2010 MLB draft.

If an article or video has not been added to the collections below, it is not yet published to ESPN.Com. You can keep checking back for updates.

Bonus: you can check out the last issue of ESPN The Magazine, 'The Travel Issue,' by going here. The famed 'Body Issue' is located here.