Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fantasy MLS: Week 10

By AVI CREDITOR This week's Major League Soccer slate is clearly highlighted by the matchup of unbeatens as the Columbus Crew host the Los Angeles Galaxy in what could be an (extremely) early preview of November's MLS Cup. The match … Continue reading »

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Red Bulls Pound Rapids to Advance in Open Cup

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ BY MIKE NASTRI The Red Bull "reserves" did it again. NYRB's other squad dismantled the Colorado Rapids regulars 3-0 behind a brace by John Wolyniec and a goal by Conor Chinn.  The Red Bulls were … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- New York Red Bulls, U.S. Open Cup | 45 Comments

Ronaldinho dazzles, but Pontius, United score surprise friendly result

By AVI CREDITOR WASHINGTON – Chris Pontius scored a goal and assisted on another in a 45-minute appearance as D.C. United held on to upend AC Milan, 3-2, in a friendly at RFK Stadium. The majority of the 30,367 in … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United | 41 Comments

New York Red Bulls vs. Colorado Rapids US Open Cup: Matchday Commentary

         The Red Bulls and Rapids get ready to battle in the final play-in game to reach the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup (8PM streamed live starting at 7:55PM). The Rapids defeated the Wizards 2-1 on April 13th to advance … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 22 Comments

AC Milan at D.C. United: Match Night Commentary

By AVI CREDITOR Ronaldinho & Co. have invaded the nation's capital, as AC Milan kicks off its North American tour by playing D.C. United in a mid-week friendly (8 p.m., live video stream here). The Serie A power is without … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United | 26 Comments

Thoughts on the U.S. World Cup roster

Photo by John Todd/ Now that we have had a few hours to digest the selections made by Bob Bradley for the 23-man World Cup roster, it is time to take a step back and think about what the selections … Continue reading »

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USA World Cup Team Announced

  Robbie Findley, Edson Buddle and Herculez Gomez have been chosen to try and solve the U.S. team need at forward after all three were named to the USA 23-man World Cup roster. Veteran striker Brian Ching did not make … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup 2010 | 598 Comments

Afternoon Ticker: Mourinho poised to join Madrid, Holden offered extension and more

By FRANCO PANIZO One of the world's greatest coaches looks set to join one of the world's richest clubs. Fresh off winning the Champions League with Inter Milan, Jose Mourinho looks poised to join Real Madrid. Club president Florentino Perez has announced … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, European Soccer, International Soccer | 54 Comments

A bittersweet week in Seattle

  Photo by Richard McEnery/   By JOSE M. ROMERO As many ups and downs as Seattle Sounders FC has endured in its second season in MLS, this week was supposed to be more upbeat. The club's first international friendly is against … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 46 Comments

Donovan’s new ESPN commercial

Jozy Altidore recently made his ESPN commercial debut, but he isn't the only current U.S. national team player to score one of those prized slots. Landon Donovan can be added to a list that includes the likes of Alexi Lalas … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 83 Comments

Wednesday Kickoff: Decision Day looms for USMNT

Photo by John Todd/ Today is the day the U.S. men's national team reveals its 23-man World Cup roster and after last night's 4-2 loss to the Czechs, the picture is a bit clearer as we move closer to the … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 174 Comments

Gomez makes strong World Cup case

By AVI CREDITOR EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Herculez Gomez. United States men's national team. Just months ago, the two joining forces seemed farther fetched than American fans rooting for England on June 12. After a season for the ages in … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team, World Cup 2010 | 182 Comments