Archive for the 'Soccer in America' Category

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 ...
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 ...