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SEATTLE, WA - JULY 13: Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders battles Danny O'Rourke #25 of the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

MLS Pick ‘Em 2015: Week 8 – Seattle Sounders FC v. Portland Timbers

MLS Pick ‘Em 2015: Week  8 – Seattle Sounders FC v. Portland Timbers Last week we saw a big shakeup in the standings. Russ jumped back out in front of Jeff, and Alec removed himself from the bottom of the pile. John finally got a point. Here’s the updated standings: Player Points Correct Outcome Correct Score Russ McKenzie 7 3…

david accam

No Balance Palace: Chicago Fire Deal with Bizarre Schedule

On Three Week Layoffs, Unbalanced Schedules, and Continental Champions The Chicago Fire just played their first match in 20 days, a 1-0 victory over a ten-man NYCFC side. This three week break was partly their fault, and partly the fault of the league.  The Men in Red’s match against New England was moved at the request of the Revolution, and…

RSL vs New England

RSL vs New England Talking Points

After dropping their first game of the season in a 1-0 decision against the MLS table leading Vancouver Whitecaps last week, Real Salt Lake will look to bounce back on the road against the defending eastern conference champion New England Revolution Saturday in Foxborough, Mass. RSL vs New England Talking Points Before the Royals and Revs take to the pitch…

Jordan Morris

Football 2 Futbol: MLS Week 8 Preview

Editor’s Note: This all encompassing sports podcast mostly discusses American Football, College Football, and North American Soccer, but it also delves into NBA Basketball, MLB Baseball, Hockey and anything else the guys can think to talk about. This smart show will give listeners all the sports talk they need. On another all Futbol edition, Sean and Matt break down the…

Toronto FC Practice

Toronto FC in Tough with Recent Road Loss

There is not a lot that remains to be said about Toronto FC’s performance in Dallas that hasn’t already been covered in sports articles throughout the web or on social media. In the few days since the storm-delayed stretch that spanned over April 18th and 19th, Nick Hagglund has been tagged by some with the proverbial role of goat from…

Innocent Emeghara

Is Innocent Emeghara a true Designated Player?

This past weekend in MLS play, the San Jose Earthquake fell to the New York Red Bulls 2-0 and generally looked inefficient attacking with Innocent Emeghara in the game. Last week the Earthquake defeated the Supporter Shield leading Vancouver Whitecaps, holding them to no shots on goal. This past weekend, might have been their ugliest game early on in the…

Romain Gall

Romain Gall and Ben Swanson Show Promise for Columbus Crew SC

For Columbus Crew SC, that youth movement is apparent in the form of Romain Gall and Ben Swanson. The two have arrived at the club in different ways but have the potential to contribute similarly in the midfield when they get their shots.

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