1. Chad Johnson Legally Changes Name

    I can't believe that I won't be able to tag this article with "humor." Cincinnati Bengals wideout Chad Johnson has legally changed his last name to "Ocho Cinco", and I am speechless. I am also doubled over with laughter...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 1,606 reads 36 comments

  2. MLS News Roundup: August 29th

    We'll start this edition of the MLS News Roundup with some news that will have a positive effect on both the MLS and Team USA! USA! USA! In a letter posted to mlsnet...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 165 reads 3 comments

  3. UEFA Champions League Preview

    The draw for the group stages of this year's UEFA Champions League is out. It's definitely strange to have a Champions League competition that doesn't include AC Milan, but does include a team from Cyprus...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 345 reads 4 comments

  4. The US Will Win a World Cup Before I Die

    I am 22 years young, and I expect the United States to win the sporting world’s most prestigious and exclusive prize before I die. That would be the Jules Rimet Trophy, awarded to the winners of the FIFA World Cup...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 3,957 reads 46 comments

  5. CONCACAF's Answer To The UEFA Champions League

    American soccer fans, the thrill of Champions League soccer is coming to a stadium near you. No, UEFA isn't outsourcing its matches to the United States. CONCACAF is launching its own edition of the foremost club competition in the world...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 694 reads 12 comments

  6. MLS Roundtable: Inaugural Edition

    Greetings and welcome to the inaugural edition of the MLS Roundtable! Offering their views for the first edition are World Football community leaders Andrew McNair and Salaar Shamsi, ...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 624 reads 16 comments

  7. Eddie Lewis Leaves Derby County To Return To MLS

    US International Eddie Lewis is leaving Coca-Cola Championship club Derby County to finish his career in MLS with the Los Angeles Galaxy. Los Angeles has him signed through 2011...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 232 reads 4 comments

  8. US Vs. Guatemala: A Minute By Minute Report

    Preamble: Greetings all, and welcome to tonight's CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier between the United States and Guatemala. I'll be providing a match commentary from the comfort of my air-conditioned living room...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 1,158 reads 9 comments

  9. MLS News Roundup: August 20th

    Welcome to a special musical edition of the MLS News Roundup. A number of hirings, firings and otherwise interesting events have taken place in the last week, and every news item deserves its own song...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 171 reads 1 comments

  10. Just How Good Could The US National Team Be?

    The United States Men's National Team is ranked 31st in the latest edition of the FIFA rankings. This is a disappointment when one considers that the US was ranked as high as fourth in world in the months leading up to the 2006 World Cup...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 479 reads 8 comments

  11. Glasgow Rangers Poised To Land Toronto FC's Maurice Edu

    Another rising American star is set to take his game overseas. Glasgow Rangers of the Scottish Premier League have confirmed that MLS has accepted a bid for the Toronto FC player worth just a shade over $5 million...

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  12. MLS News Roundup: August 15

    Seattle Sounders FC have made the second signing in their clubs' brief history. Former US International goalkeeper Kasey Keller, a veteran of four World Cups (1990, 1998, 2002, 2006), will be joining the club for their inaugural season in 2009...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 484 reads 4 comments

  13. What Is Wrong With The LA Galaxy?

    What is happening to the Los Angeles Galaxy? Los Angeles is currently riding an eight-game winless streak, with their last victory coming on June 14th against San Jose...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 157 reads 4 comments

  14. US Olympic Soccer Team Pulls Off Huge Upset...Almost

    The US Olympic Soccer team was less than a minute away from pulling off the upset of the tournament this morning. The team took a 2-1 lead over the Netherlands into second half stoppage time, ...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 1,267 reads 4 comments

  15. MLS News Roundup: August 8th

    FC Barcelona put six goals in the net against the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday, August 6th. The Catalans were playing without superstar Leo Messi, just hours after the Court of Arbitration ...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 395 reads 2 comments

  16. MLS News Roundup

    Here is a brief look at some of the top stories related to MLS and American players abroad. Goalkeeper Brad Guzan is officially set to join Aston Villa. As discussed here, Villa had already agreed on a transfer fee for Guzan with Chivas USA...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 181 reads 2 comments

  17. FC Dallas Deal Midfielder Juan Toja

    MLS club FC Dallas finalized the transfer of popular midfielder Juan Toja to Romanian club FC Steaua Bucaresti today. Terms of the deal were not immediately released...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 258 reads 1 comments

  18. Brad Friedel Joins Aston Villa: What Does This Mean For Brad Guzan?

    Former US international and Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Brad Friedel has signed a three-year contract with Aston Villa of the English Premier League. The 37-year old Friedel had been linked to Villa for weeks...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 766 reads 3 comments

  19. Mark Dantonio Sets Goals for MSU in Upcoming Season

    A year ago Mark Dantonio announced at the Big Ten media days that he planned to take the Michigan State Spartans to their first bowl game since 2003...

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  20. The Five Most Painful Games I Have Ever Seen

    As sports fans, we have all gone through our share of painful moments. But these painful moments make the great ones that much more meaningful...

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  21. MLS: Five Fearless Second Half Predictions

    After last night's entertaining All Star Game , the MLS season is about to enter its second half. The push for the playoffs promises to be an eventful one, with plenty of excitement and great soccer...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 128 reads 1 comments

  22. MLS to Add Two More Teams By 2011

    MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced today that the league would expand to 18 teams by the start of the 2011 season. Currently, 14 teams are playing in MLS. The league is adding a team in Seattle for 2009 and one in Philadelphia for 2010...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 274 reads 1 comments

  23. MLS All-Stars 3-West Ham 2: Minute by Minute

    Preamble: Tonight we've got the MLS All-Stars facing off against English Premier League side West Ham United. I've been doing some research, and West Ham is located in East London. Well done there...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 992 reads 4 comments

  24. Open Mic: How Long Should Athletes Hang On?

    Quick, what's wrong with that picture? Well for one, that's Christian Laettner in the background, and I still hate his guts. But that's a different story...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 437 reads 1 comments

  25. Top 16 Phrases You'll Never Hear On a Baseball Diamond

    Below is a selection of things that your favorite baseball players have never, and will never say. Please, add your suggestions for this list in the comments as you see fit. It is far from complete...

    Joe G Written by Joe G about 6 years ago 640 reads 5 comments