Archive for the 'us soccer' Category

August 25th, 2014

Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey

Inside the press box at the USA v Mexico friendly. I like this folder. A lot. University of Phoenix Stadium Phoenix, AZ April 2014 ~beans To submit your photos to be included in this series, email them to dunny [at] bumpy pitch.com.
August 21st, 2014

Christen Press: Wheaties Next (Full Length)

When I was a kid, I remember wanting to end up as an athlete on a Wheaties box. It was reserved for only the best of the best. I wanted to be that. It was a big deal to get the Wheaties box. If memory serves me correctly, they even had posters that came with the boxes of whoever the athlete was. Anyway, it's pretty major real estate to be the athlete ...
August 18th, 2014

Evolution of Jerseys

ISPS and I were going through some boxes at the office full of gear, boots, video games etc when we stumbled upon the 2000 USA Men's National Team jersey (the white jersey in the picture above). It was a size large and just looked really big. Like way bigger than a large should look. So I went and grabbed the Italian national jersey from this year's ...
July 16th, 2014

USMNT Wins “Best Moment” and US Soccer represents at the 2014 ESPY’s

The US Soccer Men's National Team won the "Best Moment ESPY Award" for 2014. Great moment for the guys, great moment for all of us, and kind of a goosebumps moment when the whole house started chanting "U-S-A!! U-S-A!!! U-S-A!!!" I see you Clint with those Jordan's by the way.... The Wolf Grey 3's that arent even out yet.... Lots of soccer ...
July 11th, 2014

Jermaine Jones throws out first pitch at LA Dodger game

The ceremonial first pitch by @jermainejunior @dodgers stadium was a little high but across the plate. - US Soccer on ig Jermaine Jones is my favorite guy right now. I'm cooking up a post about how necessary it is to get him in MLS and playing here all the time. That needs to happen. He needs to be here. His wife needs to be here. Their kids need to ...
July 9th, 2014

Happy 21st Birthday DeAndre Yedlin … Its your time!

Fresh off the plane from Brazil, DeAndre Yedlin sits down for a haircut in New York City with KICKTV's Billy Keenly to talk about his experiences coming up as a young player in America, his passions, and what it's like playing for the USMNT on the world's biggest stage. After the jump, DeAndre Talks 2014 World Cup, where he started and his ...
July 3rd, 2014

Watch :: “Lie Witness News – World Cup Edition” – #LandonDonovan

We went out onto Hollywood Blvd and found people who claimed to be big fans of the US soccer team and asked them how they think Landon Donovan has been playing so far. If you follow soccer, you know that Landon Donovan was cut from the team in May before the World Cup even started. However that didn't stop them from weighing in on his ...
July 2nd, 2014

#USMNT v. Belgium scores ESPN’s Highest Overnight Rating for a FIFA World Cup Match Ever – Dominates Twitter

via ESPNmediazone ESPN’s telecast of Tuesday’s USA vs. Belgium FIFA World Cup match – a 2-1 U.S. loss in extra time – averaged a network record 9.6 overnight rating, making it the highest overnight rating for a World Cup match on ESPN or ESPN2, according to Nielsen. ESPN’s television coverage peaked from 5:45 – 6 p.m. ET with a 14.1 ...