Furious Awards: This Ain’t No Grammy!

In what may have be the least climactic NASL awards announcement this week, Marc Dos Santos was named the Coach of the Year for 2015. This award appeared to be in the bag as early as mid-August, when the Fury were riding high with one of the league’s smallest budgets. “Here’s something you guys might […]

The Total-MLS Show – Episode 16

Mark and Dustyn recap the conference semifinals, chat with FC Dallas captain Matt Hedges, and look ahead to the conference finals and World Cup qualifiers. https://archive.org/download/PODCAST016/PODCAST016.mp3

Championship Week – Tuesday

Total NASL TV – @TOTALNASLTV On this edition of the Roundtable , the Theo and John talk about how the international break impacts the Championship. Lastly they discuss the awards that were announced today.

Revs leadership doing enough to compete for championships?

Jay Heaps has helped the Revs develop an identity. That identity arguably includes inconsistency too often, but compared to the two years prior to his hiring he has improved the squad. Given how this ownership group manages their sporting properties he is relatively safe in his position. How has the rest of the technical and […]

Furious Review: Heroics

The city of Ottawa will see one of its professional sports teams go to the league championship for the first time since the Ottawa Senators met the Anaheim Ducks in the 2007 Stanley Cup Finals. Granted, hockey is and always will be king in this part of North America, but don’t tell that to any […]

Furious Preview: The Biggest Match

We’ve heard it all year from head coach Marc Dos Santos, and it was echoed by many of his players: this is the biggest match in franchise history. This time though, the veneer of hyperbole can be scraped off the statement as the Ottawa Fury take on Minnesota United FC Sunday afternoon in the – […]

Furious Quotes: Championship Semifinal Edition

I had the pleasure of attending Ottawa Fury’s practice sessions all week, and today I was present for Minnesota’s training as well. What follows are the quotes that stuck out to me. Marc Dos Santos On the team’s attitude: “The atmosphere in the room is the same as it’s always been. The guys are anxious […]

Furious Tactics: The System That Conquered NASL

Marc Dos Santos loves talking about football, which isn’t surprising considering his career path. I had an opportunity not too long ago to sit down with the Fury’s head coach where we talked about the system he’s implemented in his time in Ottawa. Keep in mind that he was speaking on the record, but that […]

The Total-MLS Show – Episode 15

Mark and Dustyn take a look back at the Knockout Round and 1st leg of the Conference Semifinals, analyze the Jason Kreis firing, make picks for postseason awards, and preview the Conference Semifinal 2nd legs. https://archive.org/download/PODCAST015/PODCAST015.mp3 Music: “Ambling Alp” by Yeasayer

Furious Playoffs: Intensity

The sound of the ball coming off the Fury players’ boots was a little crisper this morning as head coach Marc Dos Santos ran his team through an intense training session. The team quickly shifted through the gears as it prepared for its first-ever playoff match on Sunday at 3pm against Minnesota United FC at […]

Furious Review: Half-Measures

  “Moral of the story is I chose a half measure when I should have gone all the way. I’ll never make that mistake again. No more half measures, Walter.” – Mike Ehrmantrout, Breaking Bad   There were a few scenarios on Saturday in which the Fury would have finished the season with the best […]

Furious Preview: Glory On The Palate

The Ottawa Fury travel to Atlanta on Saturday to take on the Silverbacks in the final game of the 2015 regular season. The Fury will be looking for the victory that will confirm them as the 2015’s best NASL club and add a piece of silverware, the Woosnam Cup, to their newly-acquired trophy case. For […]

Furious Radio Hit: The Morning Startup

Katfish, Dave and Amal from Live 88.5’s Morning Startup were gracious hosts this morning as I was invited to talk about all things Ottawa Fury. Check it out below!    

Jermaine Jones…What?

In the dying moments of last night’s playoff game, with the New England Revolution trailing DC United 2-1, Jermaine Jones attempted this cross in to the box. After referee Mark Geiger waved play on from what Jones thought was a handball, the Revolution captain sprinted half the field to confront Geiger. Jones was already on […]