Monthly Archives: February 2013

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

Edgar Castillo and Joe Corona attempt to build on their recent goal-scoring performances, Jermaine Jones and Schalke look to top Wolfsburg, and more in this upcoming weekend’s Americans Abroad action. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: FC Dallas

With Brek Shea off to England, and Kenny Cooper back in the fold, FC Dallas will be a very different team in 2013. Will the changes lead to a return to the playoffs? Here is a closer look at FC Dallas. Continue reading »

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Timbers trade Mwanga to Rapids for 2015 1st-round pick

Danny Mwanga is heading to Colorado after the Portland Timbers traded him to the Colorado Rapids on Thursday, a move that came just two months after he signed a new contract with the Timbers. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: The Pre-Season Rookie Best XI (and we rank the rookie class)

Wondering who the top rookies are in Major League Soccer heading into the 2013 season? Let SBI break the rookie field down for you with our pre-season rookie Best XI and list of top rookies entering the league. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Colorado Rapids

The Colorado Rapids underwent a major roster overhaul this off-season, parting with three key figures of their 2010 MLS Cup-winning team. Now, Oscar Pareja must deliver in his second year in charge, with plenty of new faces. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: The Breakout Best XI

Several young players are poised to take on important roles for their MLS teams in 2013. SBI takes a look at the players we consider best bets to be the breakout players to watch this season. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: New England Revolution

The New England Revolution endured a rough first season under head coach Jay Heaps, but with a plethora of international signings and the No. 1 overall pick in the MLS Draft, the Revs could be ready to rebound. Continue reading »

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It’s Fantasy MLS Time (Join the SBI Fantasy MLS League)

With a week to go before the start of the MLS season, it is time to get ready for another season of Fantasy MLS. It’s time to put your squad together and join the SBI Fantasy MLS League. Continue reading »

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Must-See Assist: Jozy Altidore

U.S. Men’s National Team forward Jozy Altidore is scoring goals in bunches for Dutch side AZ, but it was his brilliant assist in Wednesday’s 3-0 Dutch Cup win vs. Ajax that really turned heads. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Dortmund confirms Lewandowski exit, Mexico qualifies for U-20 World Cup, and more

Borussia Dortmund Sporting Director Michael Zorc has confirmed that the club will not extend Robert Lewandowski’s contract. Mexico has qualified for the U-20 World Cup Continue reading »

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Big changes ahead as Red Bulls transition from Backe to Petke

The New York Red Bulls were hoping to make a major change in team philosophy when they parted ways with Hans Backe, and new head coach Mike Petke has given them just that. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Evening Ticker: Benitez blasts Chelsea fans, Bayern defeats Dortmund, and more

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez announced Wednesday that he will leave the club at the end of the season. We recap his announcement and the rest of the news from a busy Wednesday in soccer. Continue reading »

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