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David Beckham: “I didn’t want to walk away”

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

In 2007, the MLS got an enormous boost. David Beckham, one of the best and most popular soccer players of this decade signed a record five-year $32.5 million contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy, although it was reported to be a five-year $250 million contract with all his endorsements. This ...

David Beckham Could See his Five-Year Stint in United States End Perfectly with an MLS Cup Win this Sunday

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

David Beckham came to the United States five years ago with visions of putting Major League Soccer on the map. As he tells it, those five years have gone exactly as planned, outside of the fact that he has yet to win a championship. That final piece to the puzzle ...

David Beckham Loves L.A., but Won’t Decide on Future until Assessing his Physical Health after MLS Playoffs

Monday, November 7th, 2011

David Beckham is inarguably one of the most popular athletes in the world, even if he's no longer much of a force to be reckoned with on the playing field. At points of his career he has been tabbed as one of the greatest soccer players ever; he has been ...

Hope Solo on Being a Part of Dancing With the Stars: “I feel like I’m taking one for the team”

Monday, September 19th, 2011

This summer when the NFL was dealing with a lockout and baseball hadn’t yet hit its stride, soccer took center stage for the world to see and captured the nation’s attention. Basketball players, football players, actors, and actresses were all tweeting about the United States Women’s World Cup team. Soccer ...

Alex Morgan Reflects on the Unites States Heartbreaking Loss in the World Cup Final

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

During a summer where the futures of the NFL and NBA remain in serious doubt, The United States Women’s National Team delivered the distraction that everyone in the country needed. I don’t know about you, but Sunday afternoon I was camped right in front of my TV set. It wasn’t ...

Hope Solo: “We’ll be bringing home the Cup”

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

It was just four years ago when Hope Solo was last in the World Cup and was involved in one of ugliest controversies in the history of the U.S. women’s national team. Four years ago, Hope Solo entered the World Cup tournament with a heavy heart after the passing of ...

Landon Donovan and the L.A. Galaxy Are Poised to Win the MLS Cup This Year

Monday, March 14th, 2011

The 2011 version of the Los Angeles Galaxy has been designed for one purpose and one purpose only, win the MLS Cup.  This is Landon Donovan’s last year and the final year of David Beckham’s multi-million dollar contract, so the sense of urgency is there.  L.A.’s coach, Bruce Arena, has ...

Is Bob Bradley the Right Fit For U.S. Soccer?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The World Cup has come and gone for the U.S. and once again they failed to fulfill the expectations placed upon them.  This time around, the U.S. was sitting pretty as they won Group C and advanced to the knockout stage to play Ghana, who has now knocked the U.S. ...

The U.S. Is Ghana Win Tomorrow!

Friday, June 25th, 2010

In case you missed it Wednesday, with time melting away, Landon Donovan raced into the Algerian penalty area and took his shot.  It was one shot, his only shot on target for the day, and could quite possibly be the biggest goal scored in U.S. soccer history, but it was ...

Proud To Be An American

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

With politics set aside, yesterday was one of those days where I was proud to be an American.  To clarify, I am always proud to be an American but there is something about it when the U.S. competes against other nations in sporting events and how it brings out the ...