Monthly Archives: August 2011

Chicago downs Richmond to reach sixth U.S. Open Cup Final

  By DAVID GUBALA BRIDGEVIEW, Ill — After five years without lifting a trophy, the longest drought in the club's 14-year history, the Chicago Fire moved one step closer to giving their fans a new trophy to celebrate. The Chicago … Continue reading »

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Montero goal lifts Sounders into Open Cup final

By CALEB SONNELAND It took an impressive Fredy Montero goal to lift the Seattle Sounders past FC Dallas in the US Open Cup semifinal with a 1-0 victory in Tukwila, Washington. The Colombian striker provided the crucial first-half goal to … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 29 Comments

U.S. Open Cup semifinals: Your Running Commentary

By night's end, the final of the 2011 U.S. Open Cup will be set. The Chicago Fire and Richmond Kickers square off in a battle of unlikely semifinal participants who are both looking to maintain their surprising runs (8:30 p.m., … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Seattle Sounders, U.S. Open Cup, Your Running Commentary | 59 Comments

Holden returns to action in reserve game

Stuart Holden's return from a long injury layoff is one giant step closer to completion. Holden started and played 78 injury-free minutes for Bolton's reserves in Tuesday's 7-0 loss to Fulham in his first game action since suffering a hairline … Continue reading »

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Studio 90: USMNT begins training camp

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 30 Comments

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 24

Photo by David Bernal/ISIphotos.com The postponements caused by Hurricane Irene actually did a couple of teams a favor when it comes to the MLS standings and SBI MLS Power Rankings. Teams like Philadelphia and D.C. were forced to sit idly … Continue reading »

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Where would you like to see Dempsey go?

With the European summer transfer window closing soon, a number of high-profile names are being thrown around as part of rumored moves, and one of those names happens to be U.S. star midfielder Clint Dempsey. Dempsey is in a favorable … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Bobby Warshaw

Finding minutes on a team as stacked as FC Dallas can't be easy for a rookie, so when Bobby Warshaw gets a chance to step on the field for the reigning Western Conference champions, he has to take full advantage. … Continue reading »

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