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July 20, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Clint Dempsey to join Lionel Messi on cover of FIFA 15

Seattle Sounders fans know how to fill a stadium, and they know how to make an announcement, apparently.  To tell the world that Clint Dempsey would be on the cover of the new EA Sports FIFA 15 video game, fans unfurled a huge banner to fill an entire end zone of seats on Saturday, that…

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July 19, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Sounders with league-high five MLS All-Stars

For the first time in history, the Seattle Sounders have put five players into the MLS All-Star game. Fans voted three Sounders onto the MLS “Fan XI” – Clint Dempsey, DeAndre Yedlin and Obafemi Martins. And the Sounders announced on Saturday that two more – Chad Marshall and Osvaldo Alonso – had been named to the…

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July 18, 2014 at 5:02 PM

Sounders injury update before Tottenham friendly Saturday

A few injury notes on the eve of Saturday’s Sounders-Tottenham Hotspur friendly: -Brad Evans is most likely out for the match, according to Sounders coach Sigi Schmid. He said it’s a “capsule-type” injury in Evans’ upper calf muscle. Evans missed Sunday’s match against Portland with what was then called a sore knee. He went in for an…

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July 18, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Sounders vs. Timbers: An overly hostile environment?

A Sounders fan, forced to move last Sunday with his 9-year-old daughter from seats near the Timbers Army, raises concerns about violence at Seattle-Portland matches in a letter to The Seattle Times sports editor in our Take 2 blog.  The link to that letter can be found here. The Oregonian also received a similar letter…

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July 16, 2014 at 11:52 AM

DeAndre Yedlin at ESPYs tonight

DeAndre Yedlin landed in Los Angeles last night, and is set to be at the ESPYs tonight.  The ESPYs are an Oscar-style awards show created by ESPN to honor athletes and sports teams every summer. The U.S. men’s national team is nominated for “Best Moment” for their win against Ghana in the group stages of…

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July 13, 2014 at 6:03 PM

Time change for Sounders-Timbers

The Sounders-Timbers MLS match will begin at 7:30 tonight, instead of 7 p.m. as originally scheduled. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. The match, which will be broadcast on ESPN2, was moved back to accommodate ESPN’s World Cup coverage. Germany defeated Argentina in extra time earlier today to win the World Cup. Tonight will be the second Sounders-Timbers…

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July 13, 2014 at 12:35 PM

UPDATED: Injury report before Sounders-Timbers

Some quick injury/return notes before the Sounders-Timbers match, set to start at 7 p.m. at CenturyLink Field: -Obafemi Martins, who has been nursing a hamstring injury over the past week, is expected to make his return, according to Sounders coach Sigi Schmid. He’s been practicing this week. -Speaking of hamstrings, Marcus Hahnemann is dealing with a tweaked…

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July 7, 2014 at 4:18 PM

Clint Dempsey set to appear on “Letterman”

If you haven’t had your fill of Sounders FC players on national television, Clint Dempsey has you covered. A week after DeAndre Yedlin made appearances on Good Morning America, SportsCenter, CNN and the “Today” Show, Dempsey is set to visit The Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday night. The show starts at 11:35 p.m. PT…

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