Monthly Archives: March 2010

MLS Match Week 1: A Look Ahead

Season 15 of Major League Soccer is ready to get into full swing this weekend with seven matches on the schedule, including a couple of top rivalries. Texas rivals Houston and FC Dallas square off, while Eastern Conference foes New … Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV

Real Madrid is locked in a fierce battle for first place in the Spanish Primera with FC Barcelona, and to hold onto that first-place spot Real will need to knock off arch-rival Atletic Madrid this weekend. The Madrid Clasico is … Continue reading »

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Sounders 2, Union 0: A Look Back

The Seattle Sounders got the 2010 MLS season off to a grand start on Thursday evening with a masterful performance in a 2-0 victory against the Philadelphia Union, and while the victory wasn't a surprising result, the match helped provide … Continue reading »

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SBI Team Previews: San Jose Earthquakes

  BY ADAM SERRANO After failing to be competitive for the second straight year, change is the name of the game for Frank Yallop's San Jose Earthquakes. The roster that finished at the bottom of the Western Conference has seen … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Team Previews: Real Salt Lake

By TRAVIS CLARK The defending champions are out to prove that last season was no fluke. Real Salt Lake earned a bit of notoriety by winning the MLS Cup after posting a losing record in the regular season. After an … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Team Previews: Toronto FC

By AVI CREDITOR With BMO Field selected as the 2010 MLS Cup host, Toronto F.C. has a bit more motivation at reaching the promised land. The only problem is, the team doesn't quite have the horses to get there. Preki … Continue reading »

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Fantasy Premier League: Matchweek 32

By AVI CREDITOR Things went pretty much as expected in a wild, high scoring Matchweek 31 (with the exception of the Aston Villa defense), and hopefully you were able to capitalize with a triple-digit-fantasy-point output. The Premier League reverts back … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

  By FRANCO PANIZO Jay DeMerit and Watford have won just once in their last eight games, leaving the club in serious danger of being relegated, but the Hornets will hope to change that in their crucial game against Middlesbrough. … Continue reading »

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Philadelphia Union vs. Seattle Sounders: Match Night Commentary

      Major League Soccer's 16th team will take the field for the first time tonight when the Philadelphia Union makes its debut in the MLS season opener vs. the Seattle Sounders (9:30pm, ESPN2). The Sounders head into their second year … Continue reading »

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Red Bulls sign Juan Agudelo

The New York Red Bulls have signed forward Juan Agudelo to a homegrown Generation adidas contract.  Agudelo's New York-based agent, Ron Waxman, confirmed the deal to SBI on Thursday night. A member of the U.S. Under-17 national team and product … Continue reading »

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SBI Pre-Season MLS Power Rankings

  The 2010 MLS season is nearly upon is, which means its time to look at how we see the teams stacking up. The Columbus Crew has been the class of the league for the past two years, and that … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Team Preview: FC Dallas

By TRAVIS CLARK In 2009, FC Dallas' hot second half wasn't enough to offset a poor 3-7-5 start to the season. The resurgence of Jeff Cunningham and the play of David Ferreira helped engineer the turnaround and this season Dallas … Continue reading »

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