Archive for the 'Soccer in America' Category

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 ...
June 23rd, 2014

Watch :: World Cup Viewing Parties x Fans across Major League Soccer Cities

DC United Columbus Kansas City..... friggin' Kansas City. Have I told you how much I dig this city? In Dallas (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s) Grant Park
June 21st, 2014

Soccer Around The World – A Photographic Journey

~~ There's not a single one of you out there that's reading this right now and not wishing your were in Brazil, knocking the ball around one the beach. 'You’ve been watching, but now it’s time to play. In Rio de Janeiro’s Leblon neighborhood, the beach is another home for the game. Copacabana may be where Rio's ...
June 13th, 2014

Listen :: Freakonomics Radio “Why America Doesn’t Love Soccer (Yet)” Podcast

FREAKONOMICS : Two books. A blog. A documentary film. A radio show. All to find The Hidden Side of Everything ... and they have done a pretty damb good job of it all. I am a podcast junkie. I follow a lot * and Freakonomics is one of them. Recently, they had the "Why America Doesn't Love Soccer (yet)? discussion and I think its a good one for all of us ...
June 11th, 2014

Soccer In America – A Photographic Journey

READ about the key features of the new downtown Stadium: #OCSCStadium #NewHome — Orlando City SC (@OrlandoCitySC) June 10, 2014 ~~ I promise you that these guys are doing it right....... To be included in the Soccer In America series, e-mail your photos to and include your ...
June 9th, 2014

Soccer Around The World – A Photographic Journey

Arrival Photo: #USMNT exits the plane in São Paulo, Brazil. #1N1T #OneNationOneTeam — U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) June 9, 2014 ~~ Here we go.... To be included in the Soccer Around The World series, e-mail your photos to and include your Twitter / Instagram
June 9th, 2014

Soccer In America – A Photographic Journey

~~ This past Saturday Street we got together with some of our people for some street soccer in the back alleys of downtown LA.... @power106 was on hand providing music and we were celebrating soccer, music and culture.... The three things we know best.  Shouts to our guy @mandofresko - @thegreatcompany &  @gol_beverageco for the first of ...