Monthly Archives: May 2012

A look at MLS’ best and worst values

When the MLS Players Union released its list of player salaries on Friday, there were plenty of names next to number figures that caused some eyebrows to raise and jaws to drop. There are the productive players who would appear … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 58 Comments

Boyd takes success in stride, eyes bigger opportunities for club and country

By FRANCO PANIZO ORLANDO, Fla. — When Terrence Boyd found out he would start in the U.S. men's national team's friendly against Scotland last week, he could not help but smile. Boyd was happy as can be knowing he would … Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, U.S. Men's National Team | 55 Comments

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 12

D.C. United has perched themselves atop the Eastern Conference standings, and as a result, the club is at its highest spot of the season in the SBI MLS Power Rankings. D.C. is up to No. 2 after finishing off a … Continue reading »

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Studio 90: Full USMNT squad trains

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 22 Comments

SBI MLS Team of the Week: Columbus Crew

Week 12 in the MLS season was quite kind to the Columbus Crew. Led by striker Emilio Renteria, the Crew came up with their first MLS win over former coach Sigi Schmid in seven tries to defeat the Seattle Sounders … Continue reading »

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MLS teams begin U.S. Open Cup play with third-round matchups

MLS teams enter the U.S. Open Cup's third round Tuesday night, and while plenty of regional bouts headline the night's slate, the non-regional ones carry some of the top story lines. The Seattle Sounders begin a third straight Open Cup … Continue reading »

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Real Madrid to take on Celtic in Philadelphia in latest WFC addition

Real Madrid is returning to Philadelphia. The Spanish champions will play Celtic as part of the World Football Challenge on Aug. 11 at Lincoln Financial Field. According to a release, the match will be Celtic's only one during the tournament, but … Continue reading »

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USMNT Notes: Dempsey, Altidore train; team shifts gears for Brazil and more

By AVI CREDITOR COLLEGE PARK, Md. — For the first time since cutting his roster down to 23, U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann had all of his players available and in training on Monday evening in a public session … Continue reading »

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 62 Comments

USL Pro: A Look Back at Week 8

By FRANCO PANIZO In Week 7 the Rochester Rhinos were forced to settle for their first draw of the season. In Week 8, they suffered their first loss. The Rhinos were defeated by the Harrisburg City Islanders, 1-0, on Friday … Continue reading »

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Draw disappointment fuels Red Bulls ahead of U.S. Open Cup match

By DAVE MARTINEZ Anyone who witnessed the New York Red Bulls exit the pitch after last week’s 1-1 draw against Chivas USA would have surely assumed they lost. Players gestured to team management as they walked back into their locker … Continue reading »

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Field-level view: USA vs. Scotland

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 13 Comments

Tuesday Kickoff: Italian match-fixing scandal grows, Blues win Hazard & more

The big names continue to be implicated in the latest alleged match-fixing scandal in Italy. Fresh off guiding Juventus to an undefeated season, coach Antonio Conte is now reportedly under investigation for wrongdoing while he was in charge of Siena … Continue reading »

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