Monthly Archives: October 2010

Friday college roundup: Maryland rolls, Cal survives and more

By JOHN BOSCHINI The No. 3 Maryland Terrapins continued their unstoppable form on Friday night with a convincing 2-0 victory over No. 11 Virginia. Casey Townsend scored just 1 minute, 32 seconds into the match for his third goal in … Continue reading »

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This Weekend’s Soccer on TV (and Top 10 matches to watch)

  By TRAVIS CLARK The 2010 MLS Playoffs are off the mark. After Thursday night's Colorado-Columbus opener, three more first legs highlight the slate of action. All three MLS matches should provide an entertaining spectacle, with the strong crowd out … Continue reading »

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College Soccer Weekend Preview

By JOHN BOSCHINI It’s a weekend on the road for many of the nation’s top teams as college soccer enters its penultimate weekend before conference tournaments begin. The game of the week kicks off tonight as No. 3 Maryland travels … Continue reading »

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Report: Klinsmann to join Toronto FC as consultant

Photo by ISIphotos.com Jurgen Klinsmann is heading to MLS, but it won't be as a coach. The Globe and Mail is reporting that Klinsmann is in talks with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment to join in a consultant role with … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Playoff Preview: Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders

  By JOSE M. ROMERO Welcome to the most glamorous matchup of the MLS quarterfinals, and not just because Los Angeles is involved.  This series, it can be argued, is good enough to be an MLS Cup final. There are … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 14 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Ronaldinho recalled, Villa wants to re-sign Friedel and more

By AVI CREDITOR Ronaldinho is making his return to the Selecao. After being left off the World Cup roster and not suiting up for Brazil since April, 2009, the former FIFA World Player of the Year was called into the … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 28 Comments

SBI MLS Playoff Preview: New York Red Bulls vs. San Jose Earthquakes

BY ADAM SERRANO One is a club built on star power and the other is led by an unlikely success story. Despite the differences, both the New York Red Bulls and the San Jose Earthquakes are expecting to make a … Continue reading »

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U.S. women open World Cup qualifying with 5-0 rout over Haiti

Photo by ISIphotos.com A hat trick from striker Abby Wambach led the U.S. women's national team to an easy 5-0 win over Haiti Thursday night. The USWNT were too much for Haiti to handle, jumping out to an early lead … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Soccer, U.S. Women's National Team, World Cup Qualifying | 7 Comments

Fantasy Premier League: Matchweek 10

By AVI CREDITOR The matchup gods are smiling on Arsenal. With Arsene Wenger's side starting to look like itself after a rash of injuries, the Gunners welcome last-place West Ham to the Emirates this weekend for what should be the … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Villarreal is one point shy of first place in La Liga, and Jozy Altidore may be able to help the club surpass Real Madrid for the top spot this weekend. Having scored his first goal of the … Continue reading »

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Mastroeni hands Rapids advantage over Crew

By TRAVIS CLARK A Pablo Mastroeni goal was all that a domintant Colorado could muster, but the Rapids held on for the shutout and took a 1-0 advantage as the MLS playoffs opened Thursday night. One year after losing on … Continue reading »

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MLS Playoffs: Columbus Crew vs. Colorado Rapids (Match Night Commentary)

The road to Toronto begins tonight, as the 2010 MLS Cup Playoffs get underway out in Colorado with the Rapids hosting the Columbus Crew (9 p.m., ESPN2/ESPN3.com). Colorado will look to take advantage of playing at home at altitude, as … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- Columbus Crew | 42 Comments