Furious Off-Season: Troubling Forecast

It’s not difficult to imagine that in the Ottawa Fury’s incredible 2015 run into the higher echelons of the NASL table and subsequent appearance in the Championship Final, some members of Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) could have turned to one another in a dark corridor and, against a backdrop of cheering fans, said: […]

The Benny & Jurgen Show

Difference of Opinion The recent verbal exchange between US Men’s National Team coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, and Sporting Kansas City star, Benny Feilhaber, has been blown out of proportion by the soccer media. Many soccer writers and pundits have reported the exchange in exasperated terms and using sensationalized headlines. In all actuality, it was just two […]

Will the NASL ever get it right?

Questioning the timing of announcements and scheduling The North American Soccer League (NASL) has made it very clear they want to create their own path towards becoming the top division in the United States. In doing so, the NASL has neglected their timing of big announcements and scheduling games at questionable times. Therefore, we must […]

Alen Marcina Named Head Coach Of Rayo OKC

This past Thursday Rayo OKC held an event at a local pub to announce their first head coach. There were rumors before it was officially announced that Alen would be named coach of the club , but we all know we shouldn’t believe rumors. At the pub Alen was named the first head coach in […]

Furious Offseason: Exodus

The Ottawa Fury were consistent in their message in the latter part of last season, reminding media and fans that the success they were having on the field came despite the club’s budget being one of the lowest in the NASL. The reality of that situation landed square into the Fury offseason this afternoon as […]

The Total-MLS Show – Episode 20

Mark and Dustyn discuss MLS Cup and talk to Matt Doyle and Houston Dynamo defender Sheanon Williams. https://archive.org/download/PODCAST020/PODCAST020.mp3 Music: “Timber” by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha and “Monument” by Mutemath

New Show Coming This January

We are bringing another show to the channel , which will premiere in January. Kartik Krishnaiyer will host the show which will be called “NASL off the pitch with Kartik Krishnaiyer.” NASL Off The Pitch will be a discussion of the business side of the league, with a guest every week.  Show your excitement for the […]

The Total-MLS Show – Episode 19

Mark and Dustyn recap the Conference Semifinals and look ahead to MLS Cup with Ashleigh Ignelzi and Chris Rifer. https://archive.org/download/PODCAST019/PODCAST019.mp3 Music: “Ohio is for Lovers” by Hawthorne Heights and “Portland, Oregon” by Loretta Lynn and Jack White

MLS Players Out of Contract

The following is a list of players who have either had their contract option declined, are out of contract, or have had a loan deal expire. We will update this list as teams release their roster moves. Per Major League Soccer rules, teams have until Thursday, December 10 to re-sign any Re-Entry Draft eligible players, including […]

The Total-MLS Show – Episode 18

Mark and Dustyn look back at the first legs of the MLS Conference Finals, talk to US Club Soccer CEO Kevin Payne, and preview who will win the second legs and advance to MLS Cup. https://archive.org/download/PODCAST018/PODCAST018.mp3 Music: “Elastic Heart” by Sia and “Every Stone” by Manchester Orchestra 

NASL way too early Predictions for 2016

The New York Cosmos were crowned 2015 NASL Soccer Bowl Champions on Sunday which means the offseason has officially begun. I rank all of the NASL teams that look to compete in 2016. I look at how each team will stack up for next season, strengths they possess, areas of concern, and predict how each […]

Furious Review: Heartbreak In Hempstead

HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK – The New York Cosmos are the 2015 NASL champions, lifting the Soccer Bowl following a drama-filled 3-2 victory against the Ottawa Fury. The victory is the second title in the three years since the NASL flagship franchise’s return, and the seventh in its history. The Cosmos were deserving of their 1-0 lead at […]

Furious Preview: All The Marbles

Welcome to Hempstead, New York. On Sunday evening, NASL will crown its 2015 Champion. The match is a battle of contrasting philosophies, both economically and stylistically. The match will pit the NASL’s marquee club, the New York Cosmos, against a newcomer to the league, the Ottawa Fury, who are in only their second year of […]