Monthly Archives: October 2009

MLS Playoffs: Houston Dynamo vs. Seattle Sounders (Matchnight Commentary)

The Seattle Sounders will make their MLS playoff debut tonight against the two-time MLS Cup champion Houston Dynamo in the opening match of their Western Conference playoff series (10pm, ESPN2). The Sounders are new to the playoffs as a club, … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 122 Comments

Blanco signs with Veracruz, will have option to return to Chicago

Photo by ISIphotos.comOne of Major League Soccer's biggest free agents will be leaving MLS this winter, but he may not be gone for good. Chicago Fire star Cuauhtemoc Blanco has signed a contract with Mexican second division club Veracruz for … Continue reading »

Posted in BREAKING NEWS, Major League Soccer, Mexican Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire | 48 Comments

SBI Playoff Preview: Houston Dynamo vs. Seattle Sounders

   Photo by ISIphotos.com With apologies to the LA SuperClasico series, there is perhaps no MLS playoff series this year more intriguing and more tough to call than the Houston Dynamo-Seattle Sounders series. The two-time MLS Cup champion Dynamo take … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 22 Comments

Chad Marshall likely to start Crew’s playoff opener

As their defense of the MLS Cup hits the postseason, Columbus Crew and head coach Robert Warzycha are still waiting on the injury status of Chad Marshall. The Crew's defender of the year has been missing in action since spraining … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew | 12 Comments

Report: Josh Wicks out 4-6 months after surgery

The list of things to do in the nation's capital grew even longer today, as D.C. United keeper Josh Wicks underwent successful surgery to repair his dislocated shoulder that ended his 2009 campaign. Wicks injured his shoulder in a nasty … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- D.C. United | 32 Comments

Midweek College Soccer Wrap: Akron wins 16th straight, UNC crushes Stetson 7-0

Mike Wise Photography Easy schedule or not, there's no stopping the Akron Zips. While their conference schedule in Mid-American play is regarded as fairly light, Wednesday's match against Penn State was a chance at answering those critics, as the Nittany … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer | 9 Comments