Monthly Archives: October 2012

USMNT Daily Update: SBI’s 23 for 2014 (October 2012 edition)

With a little under 20 months between now and the 2014 World Cup, it is time to start thinking about what the U.S. Men’s National Team might look like in Brazil. There is still plenty of time for things to change, but here is one take on how the projected World Cup roster is shaking out: Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, SBI 23 for 2010, U.S. Men's National Team, USMNT Daily Update | 186 Comments

Red-hot Wondolowski on brink of making MLS scoring history

Chris Wondolowski is two goals shy of breaking the MLS single-season record for goals scored, and he will have one final chance to make history when he and the San Jose Earthquakes visit the Portland Timbers on Saturday. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 21 Comments

Report: NBC Universal front-runner in U.S. for EPL TV rights

A report says NBC Universal is close to winning TV rights ahead of ESPN and Fox for EPL games beginning with the 2013-2014 season. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, Soccer on TV | 70 Comments

MLS Disciplinary Committee fines Keane, Benitez

Both Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane and FC Dallas defender Jair Benitez were fined undisclosed amounts for their actions this past weekend. Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- LA Galaxy | 7 Comments

Berry, DeLeon set to square off in battle of top rookie candidates

The Chicago Fire and D.C. United will face off on Saturday with second place in the Eastern Conference up for grabs. But for rookies Nick DeLeon and Austin Berry, the game will also provide a chance to further make respective cases for the Rookie of the Year award. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- D.C. United | 6 Comments

College Spotlight: UConn’s Blake hopes to realize college, professional dreams

Andre Blake used to be homesick for his native Jamaica when he first arrived at UConn, but a year after arriving he is too busy leading one of the best college teams in the nation, and too busy impressing pro scouts with his goalkeeping skills. Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer, College Spotlight, Featured | 1 Comment

Stars in firm control as Rowdies look to rally in NASL Championship Series

Minnesota holds a 2-0 lead on aggregate, but how they intend to play against the Rowdies in the second leg could go a long way in determining who is celebrating at the end of it. Continue reading »

Posted in NASL | 7 Comments

MLS Week 34: A Look Ahead

The playoff seeds in the MLS Eastern Conference are up for grabs this weekend as the Chicago Fire take on D.C. United face off in the headlining match of the final week of the MLS regular season. Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer | 12 Comments

This Weekend’s Soccer on TV (and SBI’s Top Ten Matches to Watch)

Before the English Premier League season began, if you were told a team from Liverpool would be sitting in the top four at the end of October the natural inclination would have been to think that Liverpool was off to … Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Soccer on TV | 11 Comments

Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

Tim Howard and Everton will look to keep their dream start to the English Premier League going when they take on Liverpool in the Merseyside Derby in one of the biggest match-ups featuring Americans Abroad. Continue reading »

Posted in Americans Abroad, Featured | 13 Comments

College Soccer Weekend Preview: Marquette faces Notre Dame again, A-10 powers collide, and more

Photo courtesy of Notre Dame Athletics Notre Dame’s 3-1 humbling of Marquette on Wednesday helped force a four-way tie in the Big East Conference’s Blue Division, the strongest collection of teams in the nation. Marquette doesn’t have to wait long … Continue reading »

Posted in College Soccer, Featured | 3 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Berlusconi sentenced, Kagawa sidelined and more

AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to four years in prison for tax fraud, Man Utd’s Shinji Kagawa is out for up to four weeks because of injury and more news from around the soccer world. Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, U.S. Women's National Team, Women's Soccer | 5 Comments