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A Memorable Dismantling

“He turns the lights on.” Why not torture this metaphor a bit more? He ignites the torch. He raises the sun.

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Sounders Cause a Kreisis in NYC

The Sounders started their 3-game road trip off on the best foot as possible. There were Oba goals (only one flip, though), Dempsey “just doing stuff”, and stout defense. Sure, you could nitpick the game — namely, NYCFC having too much possession and too many shots– but there’s not a whole lot more you could of […]

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Week 9 MLS Attendance

New York Red Bulls v Colorado Rapids – 12,540 Houston Dynamo v FC Dallas – 19,975 Real Salt Lake v San Jose Earthquakes – 19,715 Philadelphia Union v Toronto FC – 17,859 DC United v Columbus Crew SC – 13,107 New England Revolution v New York Red Bulls – 18,296 LA Galaxy v Colorado Rapids – 16,676 Portland Timbers v Vancouver Whitecaps – […]

Caps Take On Timbers

Cascadia derbies are endlessly entertaining. It is a rarity to witness a boring match between the Vancouver Whitecaps, the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders. So far this season we have seen a dramatic battle between the Timbers and the Whitecaps in Vancouver followed by a cagey affair in Seattle between the Sounders and the […]

Sporting must bounce back from thrilling draw

Sporting Kansas City played to a thrilling 4-4 draw against the Houston Dynamo that consisted of an absolutely beautiful strike by Benny Feilhaber late into stoppage time to earn the point. I will admit, I didn’t expect a 4-4 thriller. I was expecting a 0-0 or maybe 1-0 game and thought that Sporting had blown […]

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Fun With SAP – May 1, 2015

This season, MLS games on Univision have an English commentary available by using the SAP feature on your television. Ramses Sandoval and Paul Caligiuri provide the English play by play as well as entertainment to those watching. These are actual quotes from last night’s doubleheader. Honestly, this could have been 50 pages long.

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No Need for MLS to Hit the CCL Panic Button

It is time to breathe MLS fans. Learn some proper inhale and exhale exercises so you can begin to appreciate the run Montreal Impact had during the 2014-2015 CONCACAF Champions League tournament. The Impact hosted Liga MX side, Club America, in leg two of the CONCACAF Champions League Final in front of over 60,000 raucous […]

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Week 9 MLS Predictions & Fantasy Lineup

Be it that I was so fixated on the CONCACAF Champions League Final on Wednesday, I am late to the week 9 MLS action party. I missed the Red Bulls vs Earthquakes match. Whoops! I will however be providing predictions for the remaining nine matches this week. Considering my recent string of results I probably […]

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The Myrtle Effect; OCSC, Eight Games In

Orlando City SC are one of six teams in Major League Soccer with one or no wins in their last six. Orlando’s attack is as dry as the turkey your Aunt Myrtle made last Thanksgiving. Like Thanksgiving, Orlando has this big name, the Turkey, or Kaka, with this really exciting side component, the jam, or […]

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FANTASY MLS FOR XI: BULLS ON PARADE

Another crazy week of MLS action is in the books. I managed to avoid the red card bug this week — but just barely (thank you, Dom Dwyer). This week, the double-game week (“DGW” for short) madness kicks back off again, as the New York Red Bulls and Colorado Rapids both have two games, starting […]

First Team Podcast “The Future Of U.S Soccer Part 2″

The First Team Podcast is a weekly New York Comos podcast. The show is live every Friday night at 8 PM EST. You could listen to the show live right here: mixlr.com/firstteampod . Also every Sunday at 2 PM , they host a live Google Hangout recapping the weekends New York Cosmos match , and […]

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Week 8 MLS Attendance

Chicago Fire v New York City FC – 19,124 Colorado Rapids v FC Dallas – 12,944 New England Revolution v Real Salt Lake – 17,982 Columbus Crew SC v Philadelphia Union – 15,553 Houston Dynamo v Sporting Kansas City – 21,046 Vancouver Whitecaps v DC United – 21,000 New York Red Bulls v LA Galaxy […]

Cascadia Cup 2015: Timbers Visit The First Starbucks

It’s that time again, derby day. Portland and Seattle have a rivalry that transcends soccer, sports, and coffee. These two cities are timeless adversaries in almost every way. Trophies and awards are good and well, but almost nothing beats the feeling of seeing the northern fishing village lose.

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Red Bulls look to Remain Unbeaten against Defending Champs

The Thierry Henry and David Beckham eras are both over in MLS. We didn’t get the MLS Cup matchup Don Garber secretly wanted between the two during their time. We didn’t even get the retirement game MLS fans deserved between Henry and Donovan in December thanks to Charlie Davies’ hand. Before I forget, we did […]

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