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Is Soccer on the Uprise in the USA?

Don’t despair my soccer loving friends.  Even though the (Major League Soccer) MLS All-Stars suffered a somewhat humiliating loss to AC Roma yesterday in Kansas City, there is much to be happy about if you’re a soccer-lovin’ American.  In recent polling by sport scientists, soccer has been voted the second most popular sport amongst 18-24... Read more »

Shea + Donovan = 2013 Gold Cup USA Victory Against Panama - 1st Klinsmann Trophy

The stage was set.  The USA was looking to win its first Gold Cup since 2007.  Panama, the underdog, hadn’t been to a Gold Cup Final since 2005 and didn’t usually dominate CONCACAF opponents like they did in this year’s tournament.  As a spectator attending the game, I saw a passionate and very Pro American... Read more »

The Golden Boy - Donovan - Strikes Twice Against Honduras To Lead The Yanks To the Gold Cup Final

The Field in Arlington, TX for the match wasn’t great. The Yanks had lost a World Cup qualifier earlier this year against Honduras and 6 players from that Honduran team would be there at Cowboy Stadium for the Gold Cup Semi-final match. None of that mattered! This was Landon Donovan’s comeback tour and he would... Read more »
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