Monthly Archives: June 2009

Confederations Cup Final: USA vs. Brazil (Matchday Commentary)

  The U.S. men's national team takes on Brazil in the Confederations Cup final today (2pm, ESPN), the first international tournament final in the history of the U.S. team. The Americans will be looking to exact some revenge on the … Continue reading »

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MLS Matchday 15: Your Running Commentary

  It is a light night in Major League Soccer, with just two matches on the slate. The New York Red Bulls travel to Columbus, where they hope to end their nightmare winless run, while Toronto FC tries to keep … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: Feilhaber could play in another final

                                                                Photo by by GIANFRANCO PANIZO When the U.S. national team plays Brazil on Sunday in the Confederations Cup final, there will likely be twelve Brazilians on the field when the game kicks off. No, the Brazilians are not going to have an extra player on … Continue reading »

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Where will you be watching USA vs. Brazil?

  After a bumpy start to their Confederations Cup campaign, the U.S. men's national team has reached the tournament's final after two unlikely results, including a 2-0 blanking over #1 ranked Spain. The U.S. will play Brazil on Sunday (2:30 pm ET, ESPN) … Continue reading »

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Catching up with SuperLiga

Lost in the shadow of the Confederations Cup (at least on SBI) has been the third-annual SuperLiga Tournament. We have largely ignored the MLS vs. Mexico competition and while we've been asleep at the wheel some MLS teams have had … Continue reading »

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WPS Week 14: A Look Ahead

                                                                                     Photo by   By CHRISTA MANN Week 14 in Women’s Pro Soccer featured two Wednesday match-ups and will continue with one game on Saturday and another on Sunday. In the first mid-week contest, the L.A. Sol and … Continue reading »

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Remembering the last time USA was in a tournament final

If you are excited about the prospect of the U.S. national team facing off against Brazil in the final of an international tournament, it's okay. You are not alone. As much as some want to minimize the importance of the … Continue reading »

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Jermaine Jones sidelined with hairline leg fracture

  If you were hoping to see Jermaine Jones suiting up for the U.S. national team some time soon, you will have to wait a while longer. The Schalke 04 midfielder and aspiring U.S. national team player has been diagnosed … Continue reading »

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