Archive for the 'us soccer' Category

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 ...
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 ...
July 1st, 2014

Video :: Tim Howard’s Incredible World Cup game vs. Belgium

Big shouts to our boy @timhow1 on an incredible performance. It doesn't get any better or more inspiring than watching you play today. You just influenced an entire generation of young American #soccer players to start playing as a goalkeeper and your influence on the sport will last for years and years to come. Props to you my man. Pic repost from ...