Monthly Archives: November 2010

NCAA tournament: Round of 16 Preview

By JOHN BOSCHINI Despite all the overtimes, penalty kicks and late winners that came out of last Sunday's round of 32, precious little was found in the way of upsets. 13 of the 16 seeded teams advanced into the third … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer | 16 Comments

SBI MLS Draft Big Board (Version 1.0)

The 2011 MLS Draft is fast approaching and now that the MLS season is finally over, teams can begin turning their attentions toward identifying the players who could help them next season. The 2010 MLS Draft was a major hit, … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer, Major League Soccer, MLS Draft 2011 | 48 Comments

The latest from Special1 TV

As if Special1 TV isn't funny enough, throw in 'Arsene Wenger' doing impressions of Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci and you have an episode that could be an all-time great. Enjoy: 

Posted in Special1TV | 10 Comments

Vancouver keeps on wheeling and dealing

    While the rest of Major League Soccer was celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, the Vancouver Whitecaps and Toronto FC were completing a trade that served as the last remnant of Wednesday's flurry of trades and the latest step in … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Toronto FC, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 22 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

By FRANCO PANIZO Four Americans and their clubs are eyeing a place in next season's Champions League, and winning their matches this weekend could prove vital in their hunt to reach that competition. Hannover 96 is just three points shy … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad | 19 Comments

Report: Argentina-USA March friendly in Seattle confirmed

Photo by ISIPhotos.com Several reports earlier this month suggested that a USA-Argentina friendly in Seattle next March was in the works, and now a fresh report has emerged suggesting the match is a done deal. ESPN Deportes is quoting an … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 51 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving from SBI

    Hello everybody. 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 Mexican League playoff games being played today). … Continue reading »

Posted in Uncategorized | 48 Comments

Wrapping up a wild MLS Expansion Draft Day

By JOSE M. ROMERO A day that began with 10 expansion draft picks for the expansion Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps ended with seven of those 20 players traded to already established MLS clubs, Portland's promise of international signings and … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Draft 2011, MLS- Expansion, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 20 Comments