Harry Shipp’s mom doesn’t take son’s trade incredibly well

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Moms, bless their precious little souls. Bless them with flowers and hugs and unicorns. If you do their sons wrong, forget about it. An angry mother sticking up for her son is a young man's first, last and best line of defense. Brand new Chicago Fire manager Veljko Paunovic and the ...

Major League Soccer needs to jump into St. Louis NFL void

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

One man's trash is another man's treasure -- just ask my couch. In fact, ask every couch I've ever owned. So while St. Louis may be junk to Missouri native Stan Kroenke, the National Football League and plenty of other human beings, there is one man that should be salivating at ...

2016 adidas MLS Player Combine: Five invitees with Indiana ties

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_30331" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Photo credit: mlssoccer.com[/caption] Despite its reputation as a basketball state and not having a noteworthy professional-level soccer club until 2014, Indiana has long been a low-key hotbed for soccer talent (see Yeagley, Jerry). So, true to form, the Hoosier state is once again lining up several potential ...

San Jose Earthquakes form human shield in attempt to prevent red card

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It's easy to get caught up in the moment and go ape shit immediately after scoring a goal. Unfortunately, it's also possible to forget about a previous yellow card in doing so. Just ask San Jose Earthquakes attacking midfielder Matias Perez Garcia. After getting cautioned in the 77th minute for unsporting behavior, ...

Clint Dempsey to join Fulham on a two-month loan?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

When United States men's national soccer team captain Clint Dempsey returned to Major League Soccer earlier this year many wondered if he would ever find his way back to the English Premier League. Well, we didn't have to wait long to get our answer. A report in The Guardian on Monday ...

Could Galaxy Gaffe Cost Obama Election?

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

I didn't think there was any chance I'd be voting for Mitt Romney this November, but then again I wasn't counting on Barack Obama making a disastrous gaffe that could lead to a Reagan or FDR-style landslide. Obama had the defending MLS Cup champion LA Galaxy at the Oval Office on ...

David Beckham Says ‘Non Merci’ To PSG

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

The script was Hollywood made. After years of underachieving and underwhelming performances, David Beckham finally delivered that necessary championship to cap his five-year Stateside odyssey. His gargantuan contract was coming to a close and Beckham had seemingly washed aside all the disappointment of the previous four years with a fitting goodbye to ...

Los Angeles Galaxy Finally Win MLS Cup

Monday, November 21st, 2011

We can finally say the David Beckham experiment in the MLS has been a success. In the final season of his five-year deal Beckham finally delivered the MLS Cup to the Los Angeles Galaxy, as he and fellow superstars Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane led their team to a 1-0 ...