Archive for the 'Los Angeles' Category

June 17th, 2014

Summer of Street Soccer

We've been noticing an uptick in street or pick up soccer recently. Small sided games taking place in locations that you might not first think of when playing soccer comes to mind. This mentality has been highlighted by Nike's "Winner Stays" tournament and we want to spend the summer exploring what's going on in this scene in Los Angeles. There's no ...
June 11th, 2014

USofLA – June 22nd – USA v Portugal Viewing Party

There are a lot of viewing parties taking place for the World Cup. Whether they are being held at bars and restaurants, theaters, homes, etc. They will be taking place all over the place. But few will compete with what the LA Galaxy is putting on for the June 22nd game when the US takes on Portugal. They are hosting a viewing party in downtown LA at ...
May 21st, 2014

Nike Winner Stays – New York Editions

This past weekend saw the finals for Los Angeles, and NYC qualifiers in Brooklyn and Manhattan for the Nike Winner Stays on tournament. We already showed you and talked about the LA finals, but here is a bit about what went down in NYC. Saturday, May 17- Brooklyn Location: Pearl Street Archway (under the Manhattan bridge)  Total attendees: ...
May 20th, 2014

Nike Winner Stays – LA Finals

Just how important is playing soccer anywhere and everywhere possible? To get away from only playing on fields, with 11 players and full size goals. To test yourself in conditions that might not be ideal. Where maybe the ball bounces a bit different. Where the spaces are tighter. Where creativity is amplified. That's what Nike has been exploring ...
April 30th, 2014

Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey

6th & Mill - Los Angeles, CA April 2014 ~beans To submit your photos to be included in this series, email them to dunny [at] bumpypitch [dot] com.
April 16th, 2014

Nike FC Takes Over 6th & Mill

Nike just dropped their Nike FC initiative this week and to coincide with that, they have taken over 6th & Mill in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the sport, the collection and the culture. By taking over 6th & Mill, which is a Nike SB skate warehouse, they are blending cultures and encouraging people to play the sport anytime and ...
April 8th, 2014

LA Galaxy v Manchester United – Rose Bowl on July 23

The LA Galaxy will take on Manchester United this summer at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. This marks the first time that Manchester United has played in Los Angeles since 2003. Following the match against the Galaxy, Manchester United will take part in the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. The English giants will open against A.S. Roma on ...
March 17th, 2014

Chivas USA – The Final Season

Chivas USA has certainly had their ups and downs since they have come in the league. And as you all know, it was recently announced that the team has been sold to MLS and then will be sold on again to a new owner, effectively making this the final season of the franchise as we know it. That's a pretty serious and finite thing to think about. Knowing ...