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Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: KlowdTV was a Huge Disappointment and US Soccer Should be Ashamed

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Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: KlowdTV was a Huge Disappointment and US Soccer Should be Ashamed

On a night that should be remembered for the Seattle Sounders winning their fourth Lamar Hunt US Open Cup in six years, it will be remembered for something more unfortunate. The KlowdTV feed, if you want to call it that, was an absolute travesty. It was choppy and randomly cut out at seemingly the most inopportune times. […]

How Chattanooga FC, Nashville FC and the NPSL are Proving the South Is Ready For Soccer

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How Chattanooga FC, Nashville FC and the NPSL are Proving the South Is Ready For Soccer

It started out with a poster of Taylor Twellman I found at a garage sale. Growing up in Middle Tennessee, I had no idea who the New England Revolution were, I had never seen a Major League Soccer game, and I definitely didn’t know what a Shalrie Joseph was, but this Taylor Twellman guy had […]

Clint Dempsey to Grace FIFA 15 Cover

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Clint Dempsey to Grace FIFA 15 Cover

Clint Dempsey is in the game. EA Sports FIFA 15 game that is. It was revealed prior to kickoff in the friendly between the Tottenham Hotspur and the Seattle Sounders before a full capacity CenturyLink Field in Seattle that Dempsey will grace the North America edition next to Lionel Messi. Dempsey made his return to […]

US Open Cup Preview: Sounders FC vs PSA Elite

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US Open Cup Preview: Sounders FC vs PSA Elite

On Wednesday night, June 18th, the Seattle Sounders FC will take on USASA side PSA Elite at Starfire Sports Stadium in Tukwila, WA with kickoff scheduled for 10:00pm EDT. A live stream can be seen on SoundersFC.com. Seattle has a rich history in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup winning the tournament the first three years they were in MLS and making the […]

Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: A Late-Round Change That Will Improve the Competition

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Lamar Hunt US Open Cup: A Late-Round Change That Will Improve the Competition

This past Wednesday night brought with it the third round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup; this is the round where the eight American-based NASL clubs joined the 24 winners from the second round to see who would earn a dream match-up with an MLS side in Round Four. We had four upsets in […]

US Men’s National Team: Preliminary 30-Man 2014 World Cup Roster Announced

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US Men’s National Team: Preliminary 30-Man 2014 World Cup Roster Announced

After weeks of speculation, the announcement has finally been made–and the battle for the final 23 places now commences. United States Men’s National Team manager Jurgen Klinsmann officially named his 30-man preliminary roster for the 2014 World Cup on Monday afternoon. Nine first-division leagues were represented in the squad, headlined by 15 selections from Major […]

Major League Soccer, US Soccer Announce New TV and Media Deal

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Major League Soccer, US Soccer Announce New TV and Media Deal

Coming into the 2014 MLS season, it was well-known that the league’s current television deal with ESPN and NBC was expiring at season’s end. After many rumors and speculation, the league announced a new eight-year television and media deal with three networks- ESPN, FOX, and Univision Deportes. This new deal lines up FOX’s current coverage of […]

US Soccer Finally Releases 2014 US Open Cup Format, Schedule

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US Soccer Finally Releases 2014 US Open Cup Format, Schedule

The United States Soccer Federation finally announced the format and first/second round match-ups for the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup on Thursday with the 101st edition of the tournament becoming the largest in the Modern Professional Era. There will be 80 clubs competing in this year’s tournament due to the increase in professional clubs across […]

USWNT Uncertainties Prevail Despite Result Versus China

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USWNT Uncertainties Prevail Despite Result Versus China

The final scoreline for the USWNT‘s friendly with China was not indicative of the play and feel of the match. It was the first match after the surprise firing of Tom Sermanni. As a result, Jill Ellis was filling in as interim coach for the second time in her tenure. Two quick goals by Carli Lloyd […]

USWNT Players Great Power Must Come with Responsibility, Accountability

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USWNT Players Great Power Must Come with Responsibility, Accountability

While it seemed like nothing major was going to occur after the United States Women’s National Team 2-0 win over China, the US Soccer Federation shocked many by firing head coach Tom Sermanni late Sunday night. Many are not shocked that he was fired, but rather the timing of the decision. With a poor performance in […]