Monthly Archives: October 2012

SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Andrew Jean-Baptiste

Portland Timbers rookie Andrew Jean-Baptiste finished his first season as a pro in style, turning in a solid showing against the San Jose Earthquakes that earned him SBI MLS Rookie of the Week honors. Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

It was a banner weekend for U.S. Men’s National Team forwards, as three found the back of the net and another had a late game-winning assist. Continue reading »

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College Weekend Rewind: Maryland clinches ACC, Notre Dame ties Marquette, and more

The SBI No. 1 Maryland Terrapins clinched the ACC regular season title with a draw against Clemson on Saturday, while Notre Dame rode a late Ryan Finley equalizer to help the Fighting Irish tie Marquette in top weekend college soccer action: Continue reading »

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Messi, Ronaldo, Falcao headline Ballon d’Or shortlist filled with La Liga players

FIFA released a 23-man shortlist for the 2012 Ballon d’Or, and Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are just two of the players on it. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Team of the Week: New York Red Bulls

The New York Red Bulls picked up a big 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Union, and that gave them SBI’s MLS Team of the Week award. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Player of the Week: Bill Hamid

Bill Hamid’s outstanding eight-save performance against the Chicago Fire helped D.C. United lock up the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, and helped him earn SBI MLS Player of the Week honors: Continue reading »

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Johnson injury a cause for concern for Sounders

Eddie Johnson suffered a hamstring injury in the Seattle Sounders’ loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy and his availability heading into the playoffs is in question, causing concern for Sounders fans and head coach Sigi Schmid. Continue reading »

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Monday Kickoff: Messi wins Golden Boot, EPL ref facing racism accusations, and more

Messi has won another piece of hardware, Boca Juniors ties River Plate Late, Gianluigi Buffon nears a new Juventus deal and more from the world of soccer. Continue reading »

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Monday Morning Centerback: NBC securing of EPL TV rights a win for American soccer fans

NBC secured the American TV rights to the English Premier League in a blockbuster $250 million deal. It is a devastating blow for Fox Soccer, but all signs point to it being a big win for American soccer fans. Continue reading »

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NASL: A Look Back at the Season


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European Weekend Rewind: Chelsea and Bayern handed first losses, AC Milan wins and more

Chelsea and Bayern Munich were handed their first losses of the season and AC Milan got back on track with a win in another entertaining weekend of European action. Continue reading »

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Magee winner leads Galaxy past Sounders

Mike Magee’s late goal helped the LA Galaxy beat the Seattle Sounders in the regular season finale at Home Depot Center. Continue reading »

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