Monthly Archives: April 2013

DC UNITED LOSES TO COLUMBUS 3-0

If you thought things couldn’t get any worse for DC United, think again.  In a game that featured a scoreboard catching on fire, delaying the game and numerous missed opportunities, DC dropped their 6th (5 in a row) game of the … Continue reading

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The Business Side of Soccer: NBC’s $380 Million Dollar Gamble

While Soccer continues to take a backseat to more traditional American sports like Football and Baseball, the landscape of sports coverage is rapidly changing in America. The MLS is covered regionally by the NBC Sports network in many markets. There … Continue reading

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SKY BLUE SPEED AND PRESSURE AROUND THE BALL PROVE TOO MUCH FOR SPIRIT

In a game with first place implications, the Washington Spirit took on the Sky Blue FC from New Jersey, tonight, in front of a near capacity crowd at the Maryland SoccerPlex.  At midfield, the battle was predominantly a stalemate.  At … Continue reading

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Lady Terps Release 2013 Schedule

Maryland will face 10 teams from 2012 NCAA tournament field Terps 2013 Schedule COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland head coach Jonathan Morgan today released the women’s soccer schedule for the 2013 season. The Terps are coming off a 2012 season … Continue reading

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Washington Spirit concede late goal for 1-1 franchise opening draw

BOSTON, Ma. – The Washington Spirit opened their first National Women’s Soccer League season Sunday night in Boston with a 1-1 draw, conceding a stoppage time goal by Sydney Leroux after a 16th minute goal by the Spirit’s No. 1 … Continue reading

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95 North Report: Philly Battles Late and Earns a 1-1 Draw

John Hackworth’s Philadelphia squad was hoping for a much needed home victory in a season that has proved to be very inconsistent.  While Philly desperately tried to control posession and pace, Toronto was more interested in mixing it up and … Continue reading

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DC UNITED CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE

  It was a perfect night for soccer in the nation’s capital. RFK Stadium was alive with excitement.  More than 18,000 fans, many of which were college students taking advantage of the college night deal, filled the lower stadium bowl … Continue reading

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Spirit add Jasmyne Spencer to round out first NWSL roster

GERMANTOWN, Md. (April 9, 2013) — The Washington Spirit have signed forward Jasmyne Spencer, finalizing the roster in advance of their National Women’s Soccer League season opener at the Boston Breakers on April 14, pending final league approval of required … Continue reading

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DC UNITED COLLEGE NIGHT SATURDAY vs NEW YORK

Through the first 5 games of the regular season, saying D.C. United has had a rough start would be an understatement. With their 1-0 Loss at Sporting Kansas City last Friday (4/5), they are now 1-3-1, having only scored two … Continue reading

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UMBC Men’s Soccer to Host National Finalist Georgetown

Normally, a spring soccer match would not garner a tremendous amount of attention, even in a soccer-crazed area like the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. corridor. But UMBC’s contest vs. Georgetown, a.k.a., “Kicks for Chase”, on the evening of Saturday, April 13 at … Continue reading

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