Monthly Archives: July 2009

D.C. United 2, San Jose 2: A Look Back

  By TRAVIS CLARK It was a dream start for D.C. United on Saturday. With a hectic schedule looming, a Christian Gomez brace had United out to a 2-0 lead at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Missing midfielder … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 4 Comments

Monday Rewind: USA-Mexico in English for all, Galaxy fan un-banned and more

                                                     Photo by  If you were beginning to worry about being able to see the USA-Mexico World Cup qualifier on August 12th in English, it appears your fears are about to subside. NBC Universal, parent company of Telemundo, is … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy, Soccer on TV, U.S. Men's National Team | 60 Comments

Houston to host 2010 MLS All-Star Game

The city of Houston will play host to the 2010 MLS All-Star Game, MLS officials announced on Monday. The 15th playing of the event will be held either at Robertson Stadium or Reliant Stadium next summer. The 2009 All-Star Game … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 35 Comments

Feilhaber nets game-winner in Aarhus win

                                     Photo by by GIANFRANCO PANIZO Benny Feilhaber is on fire. A week after delivering the fastest assist in Danish Superliga history, Feilhaber continued his impressive run of form with a game-winning goal in Aarhus' 3-2 win over Randers FC on Monday. The … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 64 Comments

SBI’s 23 for 2010: August 2009 Edition

                                                                              Photo by Now that the CONCACAF Gold Cup and FIFA Confederations Cup are behind us, we can start taking stock of the U.S. men's national team and just what the squad is shaping up to look like … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup 2010 | 144 Comments

Mexico 5, USA 0: A look back

It was bound to happen eventually, but not like this. The U.S. men's national team's unbeaten streak against Mexico on American soil began modestly enough back in 2000, when Mexico fielded a patchwork team consisting of the players from just two Mexican … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. Men's National Team | 192 Comments

Report: Clark to Livorno closer to completion

                                                                  Photo by U.S. national team midfielder Ricardo Clark looks to be the latest American to parlay Confederations Cup success into a transfer move, with Italian side Livorno reportedly ready to complete a deal for the Houston Dynamo midfielder. … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, U.S. Men's National Team | 54 Comments

Gold Cup Final: USA vs. Mexico (Matchday Commentary)

    The USA-Mexico rivalry is ready to resume today as the the U.S. national team takes on 'El Tri' in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final at Giants Stadium today (3pm, Fox Soccer Channel/Univision). The Americans are looking to win a … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Mexican Soccer, U.S. Men's National Team | 605 Comments

Claudio Lopez’s goal from the midfield stripe

Those with good memories will remember when David Beckham scored a goal last season against the Kansas City Wizards from the defensive half of the field. On Saturday night, the Wizards garnered a measure of revenge for that highlight-reel goal. … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 26 Comments

A look back at the 2007 Gold Cup final

                                                                             Photo by With the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup final at Giants Stadium today set to give us another classic USA vs. Mexico battle, it is only fitting to take a look back at the last time these teams … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. Men's National Team | 20 Comments

Columbus scores stoppage time winner to top TFC

The Columbus Crew-Toronto FC rivalry has developed into one of the better ones in the league, due in no small part to the scores of TFC fans who make the trip down to Ohio. Those fans were sent home sad … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- Toronto FC | 23 Comments

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

                                                                          Photo by If you're an American soccer fan who wants some help getting into the mood for Sunday's Gold Cup final between the U.S. national team and Mexico, you're in luck. Both MLS and the Mexican First … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 186 Comments