Monthly Archives: October 2012

MLS Playoffs: Fire vs. Dynamo (Your Running Commentary)

The 2012 MLS Playoffs kick off tonight with the Chicago Fire playing host to the Houston Dynamo at Toyota Park (9pm, ESPN2). The Dynamo are the road team, but enter the match with a wealth of experience. An MLS Cup … Continue reading »

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Americans Abroad: Wednesday Rewind

Oguchi Onyewu earned his first start for Malaga on Wednesday, and he made an immediate impact by scoring the opening goal in the club’s 4-3 victory. Continue reading »

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MLS moves Red Bulls-D.C. United playoff first leg to RFK as NY/NJ deals with storm damage (UPDATED)

The devastation left behind by Hurricane Sandy has ravaged the New York and New Jersey area, and as a result, Major League Soccer has been forced to move Saturday’s first leg of the New York Red Bulls-D.C. United series from … Continue reading »

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MLS Playoff Preview: Fire vs. Dynamo

By JOSE M. ROMERO The MLS postseason begins tonight with the Chicago Fire hosting the Houston Dynamo at Toyota Park in the Eastern Conference knockout round. The higher-seeded Fire are hoping the end to their regular season isn’t a reflection … Continue reading »

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MLS Playoffs: A closer look at which forwards fared the best (and worst) vs. playoff teams in 2012

So which of Major League Soccer’s top forwards fared the best when playing playoff-caliber competition in 2012? A closer look just might shed some light on which players will step up in the MLS playoffs. Continue reading »

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Mid-day Ticker: English players face charges from Serbian police, Arsenal’s big comeback and more

By JOSE M. ROMERO  The aftermath of a brawl between players from England’s and Serbia’s U-21 teams two weeks ago continues, with Serbian police having charged two unnamed England players and an assistant coach for their roles in the racism-tinged … Continue reading »

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