Monthly Archives: July 2012

U.S. women hold off North Korea, sweep Olympic group games for first time

North Korea did not make it easy on the U.S. women's national team, but the Americans are through to the knockout round of the Olympic tournament with nine points in hand for the first time ever. Abby Wambach's 141st-career international … Continue reading »

Posted in Olympic Soccer, U.S. Women's National Team | 15 Comments

Wondolowski, Montero to be featured in new behind-the-scenes MLS series

Fans hoping to get more behind-the-scenes looks at MLS players in their preparations for matches and a glimpse into their everyday lives are in luck. Chris Wondolowski and Fredy Montero will be the first two MLS players featured in MLS … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders, Soccer on TV | 13 Comments

USL Pro: A Look Back at Week 17

Photo by Jon Lorentz/Orlando City SC By FRANCO PANIZO Orlando City SC are the kings of the USL Pro regular season once again. Orlando claimed a second consecutive league title last Friday after picking up a commanding 4-0 victory over … Continue reading »

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Olympic Soccer: USA vs. North Korea (Match Day Commentary)

         After two Olympic victories, the U.S. women's national team aims to make it a Group G sweep in its match against North Korea at Old Trafford in Manchester, England (12:15 p.m., NBC Sports Network, stream on NBCOlympics.com). … Continue reading »

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Red Bulls bolster defense with Ogunbiyi

More than three years later, Babajide Ogunbiyi is a member of the New York Red Bulls. A second-round pick of the club in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft, Ogunbiyi signed with New York on Tuesday after spending his professional career to … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Team of the Month: Houston Dynamo

Months don't get much more dominant than the one the Houston Dynamo just had. With a 4-0-2 mark, five clean sheets and wins over Eastern Conference contenders D.C. United and Sporting Kansas City, the Dynamo claimed SBI MLS Team of … Continue reading »

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USWNT aim to round out group play with win over North Korea

When the U.S. women's national team take to the field at Old Trafford for their final group stage match of the Summer Games, they will not just be facing a North Korea side desperate to advance. They will also be … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Rookie of the Month: Darren Mattocks

In July, Darren Mattocks showed everybody that he is about more than just blazing speed.  Demonstrating his electrifying athleticism and aerial finishing ability, Mattocks scored four goals in six games to win SBI MLS Rookie of the Month honors. Among … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps, SBI MLS Awards | 10 Comments