Monthly Archives: September 2012

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 29

As we head toward the final month of the MLS regular season, the San Jose Earthquakes and Sporting Kansas City continue to set the pace in their respective conferences, but the LA Galaxy just might be rounding into the strongest … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: A Look Ahead

photo by Joe Toth/ By FRANCO PANIZO Clint Dempsey made a habit of coming up big in marquee matches during his time with Fulham, and Tottenham Hotspur are surely hoping that will also hold true, beginning with this weekend. Spurs … Continue reading »

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A look at Freddy Adu’s frustrating season (and all the assists that could have been)

Freddy Adu enjoyed his best game of the season last weekend, scoring two goals before suffering an injury that forced him to leave the Philadelphia Union's win against the Houston Dynamo. It's just been that kind of year for the … Continue reading »

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College Weekend Preview: Notre Dame meets UConn, Indiana takes on Penn St., Duke battles North Carolina, and more

The battle for Big East supremecy will be waged in Connecticut on Saturday when UConn, the No. 2 team in the latest SBI Top 25, takes on No. 5-ranked Notre Dame in the weekend's marquee match-up. The Fighting Irish are … Continue reading »

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European Weekend Preview: Chelsea takes on Arsenal, Barca and Sevilla meet in battle of La Liga unbeatens, and more

By NICK IUELE The English Premier League has another appetizing week of matchups in store, headlined by defending Champions League winners Chelsea against an in-form Arsenal side. The Blues hold their perch atop the table, but Arsenal has played very … Continue reading »

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Altidore scores in AZ Alkmaar cup win

photo by John Todd/ Jozy Altidore's dream start to the season only continues to get better and better. Altidore scored his latest goal for AZ Alkmaar on a penalty kick that capped the scoring in a 4-1 rout over second … Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: Livestrong Park’s chance to be the new go-to WCQ venue

  By IVES GALARCEP When the U.S. Men's National Team takes on Guatemala at Livestrong Sporting Park next month in World Cup qualifying, there will be more on the line than a spot in the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF qualifying. … Continue reading »

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MLS Ticker: Beckham returns, Soumare out for the season, and more

After being sidelined for three weeks, David Beckham has recovered from an ankle injury and could make his return to action for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday when they take on the Colorado Rapids. Beckham resumed training this week … Continue reading »

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