1. Improbable Playoff Run Hands Seattle Sounders Chance to Earn First MLS Cup

    The Seattle Sounders weren't supposed to be a participant in MLS Cup. The winners of the Major League Soccer Western Conference Championship were left for dead at the end of July ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 12 months ago 650 reads 0 comments

  2. USMNT Watch: Chandler Picks Up Assist, Trio Score in MLS Conference Finals

    With Bruce Arena back in charge of the United States men's national team, there are sure to be a few new faces introduced to the first-team setup in the coming months. The first chance for some players to prove their worth to the former L...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 12 months ago 2,993 reads 3 comments

  3. 2nd Leg of MLS Western Conference Final Will Be Won in Midfield

    When the Seattle Sounders and Colorado Rapids take to the pitch at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Sunday for the second leg of the MLS Western Conference final, all eyes will be on the midfield alignment of both sides...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 12 months ago 876 reads 0 comments

  4. Slender Leads in MLS Conference Finals Leave Everything to Play for in 2nd Legs

    The 16-day layoff between the Major League Soccer conference semifinals and the first leg of the conference finals allowed all four clubs to produce excitement on fresh legs on Tuesday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 12 months ago 1,423 reads 1 comments

  5. Where the USMNT Stand After the Firing of Jurgen Klinsmann

    The decision United States men's national soccer team fans have been waiting for occurred on Monday afternoon, as U.S. Soccer parted ways with manager and technical director Jurgen Klinsmann ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 12 months ago 57,592 reads 88 comments

  6. Deloitte Study Suggests U.S. Soccer Could Benefit from Promotion/Relegation

    Whenever the topic of promotion and relegation gets brought up in the American soccer community, a long and heated debate takes place...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 8,172 reads 16 comments

  7. Previewing the 1st Leg of the MLS Conference Finals

    After a long layoff of 16 days, the Major League Soccer playoffs will resume on Tuesday with the first leg of the Eastern and Western Conference finals...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 1,300 reads 1 comments

  8. U.S. Soccer Needs to Fire Jurgen Klinsmann After Disastrous Start to Hex

    The United States men's national team have officially hit rock bottom. After Tuesday's embarrassing 4-0 loss to Costa Rica, the Yanks sit dead last with zero points in the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 93,394 reads 172 comments

  9. USMNT vs. Costa Rica: Live Score, Highlights from World Cup Qualifier

    CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, hexagonal round—Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica Costa Rica 4-0 United States Goals: Johan Venegas 44'; Christian ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 8,756 reads 7 comments

  10. Villanova vs. Purdue: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    No. 3 Villanova 79, No. 15 Purdue 76 The No. 3 Villanova Wildcats squeaked out a three-point victory over the No. 15 Purdue Boilermakers at Mackey Arena on Monday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 5,936 reads 10 comments

  11. USMNT Must Assure Themselves of a Point Against Costa Rica in Crucial Hex Match

    History is not on the side of the United States men's national team as they prepare for their second game of the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, against Costa Rica on Tuesday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 3,437 reads 6 comments

  12. Baffling Tactical Decision by Jurgen Klinsmann Puts USMNT into Early Hole in Hex

    Jurgen Klinsmann did it again. On Friday night, the manager of the United States men's national team set his team up for failure at the start of their 2-1 defeat to Mexico, which was the first loss on home soil in World Cup qualifying in 15 years...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 26,775 reads 55 comments

  13. Blended Lineup Gives USMNT Best Chance to Open Hex with Win over Mexico

    Welcome to the wild, unpredictable rollercoaster ride that is the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 5,044 reads 14 comments

  14. MLS Player Rankings: Toronto Trio Take Up Top Spots After Dominant Showings

    Toronto FC's designated players dominated the second leg of the Eastern Conference semifinal against New York City FC on Sunday...

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  15. MLS Team of the Week: Giovinco, Piatti Power Clubs into Conference Finals

    Three of the four Major League Soccer clubs that took an advantage into the second leg of the conference semi-final round on Sunday moved on to the conference final stage of the postseason...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 913 reads 4 comments

  16. Sevilla vs Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga

    La Liga--Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Seville Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona Goals: Vitolo (SEV) 15'; Lionel Messi (FCB) 43'; Luis Suarez (FCB) 61' Sevilla: Sergio Rico, Mariano, ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 9,793 reads 174 comments

  17. Previewing the 2nd Legs of the MLS Conference Semifinals

    The home teams had their way during the first legs of the Major League Soccer conference semifinals, but that may not be the case during the quartet of second-leg showdowns on Sunday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 577 reads 0 comments

  18. MLS Player Rankings: Mancosu, Altidore Lead After 1st Weekend of Postseason

    A number of unexpected heroes appeared during the first week of the Major League Soccer playoffs. The L.A...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 1,083 reads 0 comments

  19. MLS Team of the Week: Altidore and Valdez Dazzle in Postseason

    The home teams were thoroughly dominant during the opening two rounds of the Major League Soccer postseason. Three of the four home sides advanced out of the knockout round by a combined score of 9-6...

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  20. USMNT Watch: Green, Wood State Cases for Mexico Game with Goals in Germany

    We've talked a lot about the growing United States men's national team forward depth chart over the last few weeks, and rightfully so...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 4,040 reads 3 comments

  21. Previewing the 1st Leg of the MLS Conference Semifinals

    The conference semifinal stage of the MLS Cup Playoffs begins on Sunday with four first-leg contests between the eight remaining sides in the competition...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 2,351 reads 2 comments

  22. MLS Player Rankings: Golden Boot Winner BWP Ends Regular Season on Top

    In a league in which parity and competition reign supreme, one player has been able to dominate the headlines since the middle of the summer...

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  23. MLS Team of the Week: Kaka, Molino, Giovinco Impress on Decision Day

    The final day of the Major League Soccer regular season was supposed to hand us 90 minutes of drama-filled action with playoff berths on the line...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 2,557 reads 2 comments

  24. USMNT Watch: Pulisic Rescues Point for Dortmund, Yedlin Back in Starting XI

    Two of the prized young players in the United States men's national team system played significant roles for their respective clubs in Europe on Saturday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 4,307 reads 4 comments

  25. D.C. United Emerging as Dark-Horse MLS Cup Contender as Regular Season Ends

    When you start compiling a shortlist of MLS Cup contenders, the teams that easily come to mind are FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls , who lead the Western and Eastern Conferences, respectively...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 year ago 525 reads 2 comments