1. Vancouver Whitecaps Could Be in for Rough Debut MLS Season

    One of two expansion teams in 2011—and the second team in Canada—the Vancouver Whitecaps seem to have a squad set-up for more success in the future than right now...

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  2. Real Salt Lake Is the Most Complete Team in MLS and Has the Cup in Sight

    Los Angeles and New York get a lot of the glitz and glamour, but is there a better team, a team more well-rounded than Real Salt Lake? The team was unsuccessful in defending its MLS Cup championship, but as a team, they looked as dangerous as ever...

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  3. D.C. United Tries To Go From Worst To First in 2011 MLS Season

    In 2010, the New York Red Bulls went from having the worst record in the MLS to first place in the Eastern Conference. Their Atlantic Cup rival, D.C. United, is poised to make a similar ascent up the standings...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about over 3 years ago 260 reads 16 comments

  4. New York Red Bulls Should Be an MLS Cup Favorite, but Questions Still Remain

    All eyes will be on the New York Red Bulls in 2011. A worst-to-first season in 2010, a great stadium and big-name foreign players to go with promising young Americans have everyone talking about the possibilities for this team...

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  5. Seattle Sounders Are Not a Fluke, but Can They Get Past the First Round?

    In the franchise’s second season, the Seattle Sounders proved that their great 2009 season was no fluke and that this team was a true contender. They didn’t improve on their first-year campaign despite all of the preseason buzz...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about over 3 years ago 266 reads 2 comments

  6. MLS Championship Opportunty Window Closing for Los Angeles Galaxy

    The 2010 season was another year the Los Angeles Galaxy fell short. Again with one of the most loaded teams in the league, the Galaxy was the top-seed in the Western Conference for the second consecutive season and won the Supporter’s Shield...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about over 3 years ago 128 reads 3 comments

  7. Vancouver Whitecaps Sign Eric Hassli as Its First Designated Player

    David Beckham . Thierry Henry. Rafael Marquez. Thierry Henry. Cuauhtémoc Blanco. Juan Pablo Angel. Those are some of the biggest DP signings in MLS history...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about over 3 years ago 389 reads 4 comments

  8. MLS 2011 Schedule Preview: Must-See Games

    Anticipation is building for soccer fans in America with the 2011 edition of the Major League Soccer season less than two weeks away. There are a lot of new faces in new places, as well as two new teams—the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps...

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  9. Charlie Davies Loaned to D.C. United; Comeback Begins

    He's back. Nearly 16 months since the life-threatening car accident have gone by without a first-team match, let alone a “Stanky Leg” goal celebration, for Charlie Davies...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about over 3 years ago 193 reads 2 comments

  10. Freddy Adu: Trevor Moawad Talks About the Career of the U.S. Soccer Player

    Since he entered MLS as the youngest American athlete to sign a contract with a professional sports team, a lot has been said about Freddy Adu —some of it good, some of it bad...

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  11. US Soccer Players Make Big Moves During Transfer Window

    The January transfer window was an active one, especially for members of the United States Men’s National Team. Some big names made big splashes in the market, and many made moves in search of more playing time...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about over 3 years ago 1,360 reads 6 comments

  12. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Who Do the New England Patriots Pick with First 3 Picks?

    The New England Patriots crashed-and-burned in the playoffs after a 14-2 regular season record this season, which was best in the NFL. The Pats one-and-doned for the second year in the row, and will watch the Super Bowl at home...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about over 3 years ago 8,292 reads 27 comments

  13. Tracy McGrady Gives Orlando Magic Fans One Final Show

    Picture Tracy McGrady , in Orlando , scoring and putting up big numbers. It’s easy to think that Monday’s game could’ve been played in any year from 2000 to 2004, the time of McGrady’s four-season tenure with the Magic...

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  14. New York Red Bulls Have Two of the Brightest Young Stars in the United States

    The New York Red Bulls have had success developing superb talents that become big contributors for the United States Men’s National Team...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about almost 4 years ago 1,250 reads 5 comments

  15. New York Cosmos Have a Brand, but Will They Get a Team to Match the Hype?

    News came out Wednesday that Manchester United legend Eric Cantona was returning to the game of soccer as director of soccer for the New York Cosmos. The only problem is the Cosmos have no team for him to put together...

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  16. Freddy Adu: It's Time To Come Home To MLS

    To succeed on the international stage, a player has to be getting consistent minutes with his club team. The guys that are playing regularly are sharper and more in form, both mentally and physically...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about almost 4 years ago 1,629 reads 6 comments

  17. New England Patriots: Story Lines to Watch in the New Year

    The New Year has come and gone. Every year is different, and the team faces new challenges every season. In the immediate future the New England Patriots will prepare for their playoff matchup against the New York Jets on Sunday...

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  18. NFL Week 16 Picks: Atlanta Falcons Look Good in Showdown with New Orleans

    Week 16 means its crunchtime in the NFL. Four teams have clinched playoff berths and more are at stake this weekend. The highlight of the week: Atlanta against New Orleans on Monday Night Football...

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  19. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Who Do The New England Patriots Pick With First Six Picks?

    With the help of trades, the New England Patriots have six draft picks in the first three rounds of the 2001 NFL Draft...

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  20. World Football: 25 Worst Misses of 2010

    Everyone loves watching blooper reels. In 2010, people flocked to YouTube to see the latest “Worst Miss Ever” by a soccer player...

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  21. New England Patriots: What Positions Need Help in the Offseason?

    The New England Patriots are tied for the best record in the NFL right now at 11-2, but there is always room for improvement...

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  22. UEFA Champions League Best XI

    The world, especially the 16 clubs hoping to win the UEFA Champions League, awaits the drawing for the knockout round. While the suspense will hang for another week, it is a perfect time to take a look at the best players from the group stage...

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  23. Danny Woodhead and the Top 10 Small Players in NFL History

    Great literary mind Mark Twain once said, “It is not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of fight in the dog...

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  24. Jets vs. Patriots: 5 Reasons the Winner Will Go To Super Bowl XLV

    Monday Night Football between the archrival Patriots and Jets, both with the best record in the AFC has the feel of a championship game. In many ways it is. A victory in this game would put the winner in pole position for the AFC East division title...

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  25. Jets vs. Patriots: Faces Who Have Seen Both Sides of the Rivalry

    Players and coaches in the AFC East are notorious for rotating amongst teams in the division. What appears to be especially prevalent is players switching sides in the heated rivalry between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets...

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