Pro Soccer

1,500 Turn Up For Soccer Night in Newtown

Through Soccer Night in Newtown, local families and children got a chance to meet with Major League Soccer and U.S. national team stars on Monday night.  Participants came out to play in small-sided games and spend an afternoon thinking about the beautiful game rather than the devastation experienced by the Connecticut community in the wake of …

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New Women’s Pro Soccer League Launching in 2013

Today the US Soccer Federation in conjunction with the Canadian Soccer Association and the Federation of Mexican Football announced their new women’s professional league launching in 2013. The announcement was that eight cities will be hosting teams, four of which already had pro teams back in the WPS era and four new cities who will …

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Seattle Sounders Women Sign USWNT Forward Alex Morgan

Wow. Wow. Wow. Alex Morgan is in the headlines, again! (via release) Seattle Sounders Women have signed US Women’s National Team forward Alex Morgan pending official USSF/CSA approval, the team announced today. “Alex is a world class player who has proven herself well beyond her 22 years.  Her breakout World Cup performance sets the stage …

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Abby Wambach New Co-Captain of U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Abby Wambach will have a new title at the  London Games. Coach Pia Sundhage recently named the 31-year-old Wambach a co-captain of the U.S. women’s soccer team- or essentially the vice-captain to team leader Christie Rampone. It makes sense, given that the dominant striker was already the team’s go-to spokeswoman and vocal locker room leader. …

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Women’s Professional Soccer Suspends Play – WPS On Ice for 2012

The day after U.S. soccer fans celebrated the women’s CONCACAF win and their Olympic qualification comes word that the WPS is on ice for the 2012 season. Word began to filter out via players and bloggers on social networks like Twitter Monday morning, and the league officially made the announcement midday. “The league’s Board of …

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Hope Solo debuts big on DWTS; Artest is eliminated

Athletes usually fare pretty well on “Dancing with the Stars” but Ron Artest – one of the most popular NBA players – failed to impress  during Monday’s night’s season 13 premiere. Artest, aka Metta World Peace,  only scored 14 out of 30 points after completing his cha cha with partner Peta Murgatroyd. At the end …

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[Video] MLS player CJ Sapong raps for soccer star Hope Solo

The women’s national soccer team is back on the field this week, getting ready to play a friendly against Canada.  It’s their first training session since the FIFA Women’s World Cup and they’re excited to play at Livestrong  Stadium, home of the MLS’ Sporting Kansas City. There are lots of soccer fans in KC – …

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Abby and Boxxy throw first pitch at Red Sox game

When WNT stars Abby Wambach and Shannon Boxx threw out ceremonial first pitches before the MLB American League baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees at Fenway last weekend, there were probably a lot of soccer fans watching baseball for the first time. Goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc posted this pic of the …

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