Having covered my first Sounders FC match, been roundly/understandably blamed for Seattle’s 3-0 and taken in my first live training session, the time has come to open an afternoon to your questions. Topics can be as diverse as you want them to be: How does the Sounders back line adjust to Monday’s setback? Can anybody beat Reign…More
Category: World Cup
Sound off here to talk about the World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina. The conversation and match kick off at noon Sunday. [do action=”scribblelive_2014″ chatid=”718693″ template=”21025″/]More
After the U.S. men’s national team lost a heartbreaker to Belgium on Tuesday in the World Cup’s round of 16, the Seattle Sounders will reap some benefits by getting Clint Dempsey and DeAndre Yedlin back. But will U.S. soccer see any windfall from the increased excitement surrounding soccer? Sounders coach Sigi Schmid offered his thoughts at…More
Fans of the U.S. men’s soccer team are polishing up their Photoshop skills and preparing to flood Twitter with clever (OK, maybe some not so clever) photo/graphic/text amalgamations about today’s match with Belgium in the World Cup. We’ll do our best to collect the most interesting ones here.More
Join us for a live chat on Tuesday during the final Round of 16 match between the U.S. men’s national team and Belgium. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. and we’ll be starting the chat at 12:30 p.m. [do action=”scribblelive_2014″ chatid=”693599″ template=”21025″/]More
Local legend Alan Hinton, who coached the old NASL Sounders and did broadcast work for many season for the MLS team, has been providing his thoughts on the MLS season throughout the year. There hasn’t been much league action to comment on, but he did offer some thoughts on the World Cup during his European vacation.
Here is his latest offering:More
Here is the latest poll from our sports desk…More
The World Cup round of 16 is set, and the U.S. men’s national team will face Belgium in a knockout game at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Funny how these two teams were set to play a closed-door scrimmage before the tournament, but it was ultimately canceled due to traffic concerns.
Anyway, here is the round of 16 schedule.More
When does a loss feel like a win? Well, when it’s good enough to get you through to the World Cup knockout rounds. That was the case for the U.S. national team Thursday, which suffered a 1-0 loss to Germany but advanced to the round of 16 thanks to Portugal’s 2-1 win against Ghana.
Here is a sample of the some tweets I’ve seen in reaction.More
Update: This game is over, a 1-0 win for Germany, but the Americans are still celebrating as a 2-1 win by Portugal over Ghana means the U.S. is through to the knockout rounds! Germany wins Group G and the Americans are second, likely facing Belgium in the Round of 16 Tuesday.
Join me for a live chat during the U.S. men’s national team’s World Cup game Thursday against Germany. This is the final day in Group G action, and the USMNT needs a win or tie to clinch advancement (otherwise they need help in the Ghana-Portugal game). Here are all the scenarios.
Kickoff between the U.S. and Germany will be about 9 a.m. I’ll plan on starting the chat around 8:30.More