Archive for the 'Soccer in America' Category

July 15th, 2014

NBCSN to show Liverpool v. AC Milan and Manchester United v. Inter Milan US Tour Matches

from NBC SN NBCSN will televise two International Champions Cup matches beginning later this month, featuring Manchester United v. Inter Milan on Tuesday, July 29 at 7 p.m. ET from FedEx Field in Washington, D.C. and Liverpool v. AC Milan on Saturday, August 2 at 6:30 p.m. ET at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. This is what I'm ...
July 15th, 2014

Conan O’Brien and Omar Gonzalez Talk About American Soccer’s Future

Conan thinks that soccer is really going to take off in popularity, thanks in part to Omar Gonzalez & the rest of the U.S. Men's National Team. * The conversation that we always have and the conversation that everyone is having right now.
July 14th, 2014

Soccer In America

For all that talk about 'seeing you again in four years soccer fans'..... I give you 65,000 people at Century Link Field for the Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers on ESPN 2 last night.... Just four hours after the final whistle in Brazil. ~~  The Original Winger on Instagram To be included in the Soccer In America photo series, e-mail ...
July 9th, 2014

Soccer Around The World – A Photographic Journey

~~ #BRAvsGER was a demolition of the highest order…. To be included in the Soccer Around The World series, e-mail your photos to dunny@bumpypitch.com and include your Twitter / Instagram
July 2nd, 2014

Video :: POTUS Obama Calls Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard

This is cool. Soccer fan in Chief calls two of Americans finest after exiting the World Cup. I like this. * Random side note, when I have to use a handheld, I'm the exact same way. #nolie
July 1st, 2014

My Perspective – Soccer Fan, It’s now our turn to represent

I'm known as the soccer guy at work. And when I was leaving work today (after a really long lunch) someone mentioned this to me in passing, "I hate to have to wait four years to be excited about soccer again." .... and you know, that got me thinking. Eff this every 4 years business!!! Here is the deal. “Soccer” did its job. ...
July 1st, 2014

My Perspective

There are plenty of things that can and will be talked about with the USMNT and this World Cup. Tactics. Player selection. Individual performances. What could have been. Timmy's goalkeeping display. There will be a lot of that. So as we like to do, I'll be talking about something slightly different in this post. I grew up playing soccer in the 80's ...
June 26th, 2014

Opinion Alert :: Is Street Soccer the New Street Basketball?

Playing a sport makes you better. When you hear a professional athlete speak, from any sport, what's the first thing that they say you need to do to become really good at something? (The first two things actually) They say, unequivocally, that first and foremost, you have to love it. And when you think about it, its not only in sports, but in ...