Category Archives: SBI MLS Spotlight

SBI MLS Spotlight: Higuain enjoying life in America

  BY DAVE MARTINEZ To understand the Columbus Crew’s Federico Higuain, you have to know where he is coming from.  The dynamic forward, and the Crew's newest Designated Player, was born and raised in the bustling metropolis of Buenos Aires, … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Journeyman Steele coming through in the clutch

By THOMAS FLOYD Jonny Steele was just 12 years old when he first visited the United States. Little did he know how influential that trip would ultimately be. Traveling stateside for the USA Cup youth soccer tournament, Steele met some … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Revolution’s Soares emerging as leader

Photo by David Bernal/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO After a 2011 season in which A.J. Soares experienced some highs and lows and the growing pains commonly associated with a rookie season, he has made a speedy transition from rookie to leader, maturing … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: MacMath bounces back from rough start between the posts

By THOMAS FLOYD Zac MacMath is nothing if not resilient. After all, his first season as the Philadelphia Union's starter in goal didn't exactly get off to a splendid start, as the club kicked off the year with three consecutive … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Iron-man Moor a model of consistency for Colorado

By THOMAS FLOYD Drew Moor may have enjoyed a career year last season, but he didn't expect anyone beyond the Rocky Mountains to really notice. And that's fine with him. The Colorado Rapids defender, who has been about as dependable … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Spotlight: Mike Magee

SBI interviews Mike Magee after LA Galaxy’s 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls.
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MLS Spotlight: Durable Parke embracing heavy workload for Sounders

Photo by Bill Barrett/ISIphotos.com By THOMAS FLOYD It's not terribly often that Jeff Parke contributes on the offensive end. The industrious Seattle Sounders defender, in fact, is quick to acknowledge as much. In his seven MLS seasons, Parke has been … Continue reading »

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SBI All-Star Spotlight: Kyle Beckerman

SBI All-Star Spotlight: Kyle Beckerman from Soccer By Ives on Vimeo.

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