Category Archives: MLS Spotlight

Teammates on 2004 MLS Cup-winning D.C. United, Olsen, Petke and Nelsen take winding paths to coaching ranks

Nine years after winning an MLS Cup with D.C. United, Ben Olsen, Mike Petke and Ryan Nelsen have been reunited in the MLS coaching fraternity. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Schuler ready to shine for RSL

After three years biding his time for Real Salt Lake, centerback Chris Schuler is being leaned on as an everyday starter to kick of 2013. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Spotlight: Agudelo carrying more responsibility as one of Chivas USA’s few holdovers

Juan Agudelo enters the 2013 season with new-look Chivas USA needing to meet the big expectations that have been placed on him. Continue reading »

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MLS Draft Spotlight: VCU’s Johnson sets high bar for success

Coming from humble beginnings on the Jamaican countryside, Jason Johnson has emerged as a can’t-miss prospect ahead of the MLS SuperDraft. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Spotlight: Opara looking ahead to new beginning with Sporting KC

Ike Opara has found a new home at Sporting Kansas CIty, and the athletic centerback is looking forward to his new beginning. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Feilhaber excited for fresh start with Sporting KC

After a rough season with the New England Revolution, Benny Feilhaber is joining Sporting Kansas City and he couldn’t be any more excited. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Zakuani exercising patience after long road back

Steve Zakuani sees no shame in biding his time. If he’s learned nothing else over the past year and a half, it is the art of patience and perspective. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS Spotlight, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 13 Comments

MLS Spotlight: Zizzo shining for Timbers after overcoming injury

After overcoming the second torn ACL of his young career, Sal Zizzo is rounding into form for the Portland Timbers, showing the flashes of skill that once made him a U.S. youth national team star. Continue reading »

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Adu: “Everyone fighting for their spots” on the 2013 Union

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa. — Nineteen points back with only seven games remaining, the playoffs are out of reach for the Philadelphia Union. But that doesn't mean they have nothing left to play for in 2012. … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Rolfe feeling back at home in the Windy City

By THOMAS FLOYD Fire forward Chris Rolfe may have spent two and a half years plying his trade in Denmark, but it's readily apparent the 29-year-old's heart never left Chicago. For as grateful as Rolfe was for his opportunity to … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: RSL captain Beckerman plays balancing act in trying to lead club

Photo by ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO The past few weeks have been pretty busy for Kyle Beckerman, and they have seen the veteran midfielder go through a whirlwind of emotions. From trying to help Real Salt Lake get out of … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: John emerges from setbacks, adversity for FC Dallas

Photo by ISIphotos.com By THOMAS FLOYD George John has experienced his fair share of setbacks in the past year. But if the FC Dallas centerback's spirits have been dampened, he isn't showing it. Last summer, a deal that would have … Continue reading »

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