1. One Week After First Goal, Michael Seamon Signed by Seattle Sounders

    Last Wednesday, Michael Seamon propelled himself into an astounding category. The midfielder trotted onto the Xbox pitch of Qwest Field in the second half of the Seattle Sounders’ friendly against the Boca Juniors of Buenos Aires...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 320 reads 1 comments

  2. 2010 NBA Finals: Lakers and Celtics, Strategy a Huge Factor for Victory

    The teams are as uniquely disparate as the cities they represent. The defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers are built around the star power of Kobe Bryant, one of the most remarkable athletes to play pro basketball or any other sport...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 687 reads 1 comments

  3. Seattle Sounders Fans: The MLS Season is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

    After a promising opening season in 2009 where the chips basically fell into place, Seattle Sounders fans became rocked by the team’s current inability to score goals and win games against Western Conference rivals...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 150 reads 4 comments

  4. Sam 'Bam' Cunningham, Great USC Trojan of the John McKay Era

    Sam “Bam” Cunningham arrived on the USC campus from Santa Barbara, the town some one hundred miles north of Los Angeles from which Marv Goux, a great center and linebacker and later defensive coordinator at Troy, also came...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 3,030 reads 8 comments

  5. Boston Celtics are the Surprise Team of the NBA Playoffs

    As the Boston Celtics prepare for another one of those classic East-West, Dynasty vs. Dynasty playoff finals with their longtime rivals the Los Angeles Lakers, many NBA onlookers continue ...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 734 reads 3 comments

  6. Casey Goal Nets 1-0 Colorado Rapids Triumph Over Seattle Sounders

    Sometimes a pre-match discussion scenario forecasts what will happen on the field and this was one of those occasions as Colorado Rapids scored a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 81 reads 1 comments

  7. Seattle Sounders' Sigi Schmid Takes Glossy Record Into Colorado

    Seattle Sounders FC hopes to reverse its seasonal Western Conference fortunes by scoring victory No. 1 against the Colorado Rapids in a 6 p.m. Pacific Time matchup at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 113 reads 1 comments

  8. Seattle Sounders: Post-Boca Juniors Match Notes

    The Seattle Sounders FC not only scored a rousing victory over Boca Juniors 3-0 to end their scoring slump...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 284 reads 1 comments

  9. Seattle Sounders Break Scoring Slump, Blank Boca Juniors 3-0

    The word is motivation, and the Seattle Sounders used it with solid effectiveness in blanking highly regarded Boca Juniors 3-0 before 40,122, the largest crowd of the season at the Xbox pitch of Qwest Field...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 324 reads 1 comments

  10. Seattle Sounders-Boca Juniors: Sounders Look To End Scoring Drought

    The frustration continued Saturday afternoon on the Xbox pitch of Qwest Field with Seattle Sounders FC being blanked 1-0 by the red hot, second place in the Western Conference San Jose Earthquakes...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about almost 5 years ago 299 reads 1 comments

  11. Seattle Sounders Defender Jhon Kennedy Hurtado Placed On Injured Reserve

    The Seattle Sounders FC announced today that central defender Jhon Kennedy Hurtado has been placed on injured reserve due to a torn left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)...

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  12. Sigi Schmid Tired of Viewing Same Old Movie

    After a frustrating 1-0 loss at home to the vastly improved San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC Coach Sigi Schmid showed creative aptitude in constructing a movie analogy...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 145 reads 0 comments

  13. San Jose Earthquake Defense Bends But Does Not Break, Seattle Sounders Edged 1-0

    The San Jose Earthquakes have improved mightily this season through outstanding defense. Today on the Xbox pitch of Qwest Field before 35,953 onlookers, the visitors scored once early ...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 200 reads 8 comments

  14. Frank Yallop's Coaching Has San Jose Earthquakes Vastly Improved

    Last season the San Jose Earthquakes had the dubious distinction of giving up a league high 50 goals. The improvement has been so vast that San Jose visits Seattle for a Sunday match ...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 284 reads 1 comments

  15. Seattle Sounders Host San Jose Earthquakes

    Energized by a dramatic road victory, the Seattle Sounders FC seeks a possible move into second place in the Western Conference when it hosts the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. The first kick is at 12 noon on the Xbox Pitch at Qwest Field...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 144 reads 1 comments

  16. Seattle Sounders FC To Face Central American Team in CONCACAF Champions League

    With the Seattle Sounders FC already playing two attractive friendlies with Boca Juniors and Celtic visiting the Xbox Pitch at Qwest Field, there is more of the same type of international activity slated to begin at the end of July...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 244 reads 1 comments

  17. Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, Kick It Up a Notch at Playoff Time

    Champions are noted for kicking their game up a notch as the competition intensifies and titles beckon on the horizon. All too often experts and fans jump to early erroneous conclusions...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 577 reads 10 comments

  18. Pau Gasol: Lakers' Super Acquisition

    If you want to bring a quick smile to the face of Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak, ask him if he recalls what happened February 8, 2008...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 625 reads 2 comments

  19. Mr. Excitement Fredy Montero Strikes for Seattle Sounders

    The Seattle Sounders FC did not wish to offend. They wanted, though, to be very offensive. With goals in short supply, the emphasis in practice this week was penetrating the net of the Eastern Conference’s leading team, the New York Red Bulls...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 170 reads 3 comments

  20. Kandji, Red Bulls, and the Road to Improvement

    Macoumba Kandji was the difference maker when an underdog New York Red Bulls team scored an early season surprise win over Sounders FC on the road in Seattle...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 127 reads 1 comments

  21. Sounders Hope To Catch Goal Fever

    There is one fever that Seattle Sounders Coach Sigi Schmid would like his team to catch. That would be goal fever. The more contagious the better as far as the Sounders coach and fan base are concerned and for good reason...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 83 reads 1 comments

  22. Sounders Sign Defender Jeff Parke

    The Seattle Sounders FC sought to bolster their defense forces in signing young veteran Jeff Parke, a sturdy performer with the New York Red Bulls. The 28-year-old Parke will officially be added to the Sounders roster...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  23. Chelsea FC Soars To Century Mark

    The borough of Kensington-Chelsea conveys a leafy rural pleasantry, while affording all the amenities one would expect from a Southwest London locale...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 551 reads 0 comments

  24. Will Seattle Sounders "Poor Play" Refund Set a Precedent?

    In the realm of sports as well as in other entertainment areas such as movies and plays the policy has been clear cut. We are sorry, sir or madam, but we cannot guarantee that you will be satisfied with the quality of what you see...

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  25. Seattle Sounders Shut Out By Unbeaten L.A. Galaxy

    It was one of those days that showed promise of joy and fulfillment as a glorious, warm, and sunny spring day arrived and the cold thaw vanished in Seattle...

    Bill Hare Written by Bill Hare about 5 years ago 157 reads 1 comments