Author Archives: Jose Romero

College Spotlight: Coastal Carolina’s Ribeiro has degree and pro career in sight

Coastal Carolina’s Pedro Ribeiro came to the United States in search of a college degree, but the Brazilian has found much more than that since arriving. He has also become one of the best pro prospects in the nation, and now has a degree and pro career in sight. 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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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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College Spotlight: UConn’s Blake hopes to realize college, professional dreams

Andre Blake used to be homesick for his native Jamaica when he first arrived at UConn, but a year after arriving he is too busy leading one of the best college teams in the nation, and too busy impressing pro scouts with his goalkeeping skills. Continue reading »

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Report: Copa America headed to U.S. in 2016

The long-rumored Copa America mega tournament featuring teams from CONCACAF and South America is set to become a reality according to ESPN, with 2016 the year when the party comes to the USA Continue reading »

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CONCACAF Champions League preview: Sounders, Toronto FC look for wins

By JOSE M. ROMERO The group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League is in its last days, and on Wednesday night, two MLS teams are in action. The Seattle Sounders face Marathon of Honduras at CenturyLink Field, with Seattle having … Continue reading »

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