Monthly Archives: November 2009

Davies making “fantastic” progress on road to recovery

Photo by Some two weeks after being released from a Washington D.C. hospital where he spent a month recovering from a deadly car accident, U.S. national team forward Charlie Davies has moved his rehabilitating to Delaware, where doctors have … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 54 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

  The match millions of soccer fans around the world have spent months waiting for is finally here. Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, otherwise known as 'El Clasico', is finally here and two of the best and most expensive collections of soccer … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Mexican Soccer, Soccer on TV | 28 Comments

NCAA Tournament: Round of 16 Preview

by TRAVIS CLARK Upsets ran rampant through the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and the third round gets underway with half of the top seeds knocked out. Last weekend's biggest upset saw No. 4 Ohio State knocked out by … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer | 8 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Tim Howard and Everton are struggling, having won only once in their last seven games, but the anguish of a disappointing season can be eased considerably with a victory in the Merseyside Derby. Everton plays host to arch-rival … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer | 9 Comments

Your October Questions Answered (Part Five)

Photo by Good evening folks. Hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving festivities. We took it easy on the posting front today as we enjoyed the holiday with our families and friends, but I couldn't let the day go by without … Continue reading »

Posted in SBI Live Q&A | 44 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving from SBI

  Hello all. It is Thanksgiving Day, one of those rare days during the year when soccer goes on the backburner and there are no major games to watch (Well, unless you count the handful of Coppa Italia matches being … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 70 Comments

Americans Abroad: Wednesday Rewind

  by FRANCO PANIZO Clint Dempsey just cannot stop scoring. After scoring three goals in his last four league games, Dempsey added another two en route to helping Fulham bury Blackburn on Wednesday. Dempsey netted both goals in the second … Continue reading »

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A closer look at Philadelphia’s expansion draft

  Photo by There were no superstars taken, no former league MVPs. No players with U.S. national team caps, or players with multiple all-star appearances, or even players with ties to the Philadelphia area. When the final list of … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Philadelphia Union | 78 Comments

Moreno, LeToux among players chosen by Philadelphia Union in MLS Expansion Draft

Columbus Crew forward Alejandro Moreno, Seattle Sounders forward Sebastian LeToux and Chivas USA defender Shavar Thomas were among two of the ten players chosen by the Philadelphia Union in Wednesday's MLS Expansion Draft. Here is the list: Brad Knighton, David Myrie, … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Expansion, MLS- Philadelphia Union | 109 Comments

UEFA Champions League: Your Running Commentary

Match Day Five of the UEFA Champions League group stage concludes today with at least two more places in the Round of 16 set to be filled. AC Milan takes on Marseille in the day's most high-profile and important match, … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer | 20 Comments

Finalists for U.S. Athletes of the Year announced

  Photo by Landon Donovan, Tim Howard and Clint Dempsey are among the five finalists for the U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year Award. U.S. Soccer announced all the finalists for its four player awards. Michael Bradley and … Continue reading »

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MLS Expansion Draft Thoughts

The Philadelphia Union is just hours away from having its first set of players and Philly fans will soon have names to put on the jerseys they are ordering in bunches. We ran our SBI Mock Expansion Draft on Tuesday, but … Continue reading »

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