Monthly Archives: June 2008

D.C. United 3, Earthquakes 1: A Supporter’s View

It wasn’t exactly a perfect demolition, but D.C. United will take wins any way they come, and these days the wins are coming in bunches. D.C. United won its fourth in five after beating San Jose, 3-1, on Sunday. Another … Continue reading »

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Ronaldinho to Milan still alive?

Just when you thought AC Milan was finished considering Ronaldinho as a summer acquisition comes word from the Brazilian star that AC Milan is the only team he wants to play for. I’m still trying to figure out why a … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 26 Comments

Red Bulls 1, FC Dallas 0: A Supporter’s View

Anyone who was still wondering whether Juan Carlos Osorio was really a good coach and was really capable of getting the most out of his team got their answer last week as the short-handed Red Bulls scored an unlikely tie … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 7 Comments

A hilarious take on Ronaldo’s potential move to Real Madrid

Admit it, you’ve just about heard enough of the Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid soap opera. Right? I’ve tried to steer clear of posting too much on it but when a friend of mine passed along this hilarious video, I … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, YouTube Soccer Clips | 51 Comments

Stars to gather for NYC soccer charity event

                                                                                Photo by ISI Photos Several stars from the soccer and basketball worlds will … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 31 Comments

Who will be on the U.S. Men’s Olympic Team?

With the deadline for naming the 18-man roster just a month away, U.S. Olympic coach Peter Nowak and U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley will spend the next few weeks hammering out the roster that will represent the United States … Continue reading »

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Real Salt Lake 2, Revolution 1: A Supporter’s View

Real Salt Lake can’t lose. Stop rubbing your eyes. You really did just read that first sentence correctly. Real Salt Lake is unbeaten in five games and looking like a real challenger for a playoff spot in the wide-open Western … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 9 Comments

You Write the Caption: The Osorio Edition

It has been a good while since the last installment of You Write the Caption but I can tell you that this week SBI will have at least two contests. Today’s photo, courtesy of, is of New York Red … Continue reading »

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The Cure for Euro Withdrawal

Admit it, you’re feeling a little down today. After 16 straight days of great European Championship action, we are coping with the first off-day of the tournament. The first of two off days actually. I don’t know about you but … Continue reading »

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CONCACAF World Cup qualifying groups set

And then there were 12. CONCACAF World Cup qualifying wrapped up second-round action and there were no surprises in the head-to-head phase of qualifying. The powerhouse countries we thought we would see advancing to the third round did just that … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, International Soccer | 91 Comments

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 13

Call it the Curse of the No. 1 spot. FC Dallas was once No. 1 in the SBI MLS Power Rankings, then the Hoops promptly fell apart. The Columbus Crew had it for a while, but eventually suffered a losing … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 13 Comments

USA 1, Barbados 0 (A second look)

Save for one Freddy Adu pass and one Eddie Lewis finish, the U.S. national team’s World Cup qualifying victory against Barbados on Sunday was just plain ugly. From the soccer to the field to the backdrop at the cricket stadium, … Continue reading »

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