Author Archives: Avi C.

D.C. United faces familiar challenge after De Rosario injury

By AVI CREDITOR WASHINGTON — At this time last season, D.C. United was coping with the long-term injury to Chris Pontius, a key attacking player whose injury ultimately provided too much to overcome en route to missing out on the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- D.C. United | 9 Comments

Fire climb to second in East, officially eliminate Toronto FC from playoff hunt

   Toronto FC's quest to reach the MLS postseason for the first time in franchise history will have to wait until at least 2013. The Reds, in a playoff drought since the club's inception in 2007, became the first MLS … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Toronto FC | 20 Comments

Eight MLS teams set for Tracy lottery

Come Thursday morning, Marcus Tracy will have an MLS team to call his home. The weighted lottery for the former Wake Forest standout, Hermann Trophy winner and Aalborg BK striker will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. Of the 17 eligible … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 25 Comments

Wednesday Ticker: Hillsborough details emerge, Iniesta injured and more

More than two decades after the tragic events at Hillsborough Stadium that claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool fans, an independent investigation has uncovered and revealed some disturbing details about the incident. According to a report released Wednesday, police and … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, International Soccer | 19 Comments

CONCACAF qualifying: Mexico clinches, DeRo hurt in Canada loss and more

Only five places remain up for grabs in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying hexagonal. Mexico became the first nation to clinch a place in the final qualifying round, topping Costa Rica 1-0 at Estadio Azteca Tuesday night on the strength … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, World Cup Qualifying | 28 Comments

SBI MLS Rookie of the Week: Tony Cascio

With the Colorado Rapids turning to an alternate forward partnership with Conor Casey nursing an injury and Omar Cummings away on international duty, rookie Tony Cascio stepped up to help deliver a convincing victory with one of his best performances … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Team of the Week: New England Revolution

After a franchise-record winless skid, the New England Revolution have been reduced to the role of MLS playoff spoiler, and that's exactly the role they played this past week in cooling off the hottest team in the league. The Revolution … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS- New England Revolution, SBI MLS Team of the Week | 4 Comments

Studio 90: USMNT eyes different result ahead of Jamaica rematch

Posted in U.S. Men's National Team | 3 Comments