6:41 PM EST, Wed December 04, 2013
Eastern Conference Rumors & News
Boston Herald Dec 2, 2013
Revolution defender Kevin Alston was voted the 2013 Comeback Player of the Year today after his courageous battle with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), a rare but treatable form of leukemia, this season.Alston, 25, started every game he was available for during the first four years of his career, which began in 2009. But at the end of this past March, he knew something was wrong and he wasn’t feeling quite right. On March 30 against FC Dallas, he was subbed off toward the end of the game and examined by team physicians. On April 8, he was diagnosed with CML.
Washington Post Dec 2, 2013
Despite winning three of 34 MLS matches this season, D.C. United has decided to retain Coach Ben Olsen and General Manager Dave Kasper, the Insider has learned. Club management reached the decision over the weekend following a month-long review and evaluation of the pair’s strategic plans to turn around the team after a 3-24-7 campaign, a source close to the situation said Monday. Read full article >>
Soccer Insider | Washington Post Dec 2, 2013
Despite winning three of 34 MLS matches this season, D.C. United has decided to retain Coach Ben Olsen and General Manager Dave Kasper, the Insider has learned. Club management reached the decision over the weekend following a month-long review and evaluation of the pair’s strategic plans to turn around the team after a 3-24-7 campaign, […]
On Tuesday, as MLS Cup Week rolls on, MLS Commissioner Don Garber will deliver the State of the League at 2 pm ET from Googles New York City office. That will be followed by a question-and-answer session with media and fans, who will be both in the room and participating via a Google+ Hangout. Read More
In case you missed it while filling-up on Holiday fixings and Black Friday deals last week, the Crew announced that it has brought back defender Josh Williams for his fifth season with the club and signed Costa Rican defender Waylon Francis and Worthington Kilbourne High School (Columbus, Ohio) product Matt Wiet. Adam Jardy of The Columbus Dispatch provides his take on some of the recent Black & Gold roster moves. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Dec 1, 2013
Adam Scott shot a 4-under-par 68 to take a four-shot lead over Rory McIlroy heading into the final round of the Australian Open in Sydney and move closer to an Australian triple crown.
CSN Houston Nov 30, 2013
Find out which players won awards, including MVP, at the team's year-end celebration.
The Goalkeeper | philly.com Nov 30, 2013
NBC Sports' forays into soccer broadcasting have proven successful enough thus far that the Comcast-owned property is looking to expand its portfolio within the world's game.
Corner Kicks | Boston Globe Nov 30, 2013
Aaron Ramsey helped lead Arsenal to a victory over his former club
Toronto Sun Nov 29, 2013
Toronto FC is “writing a new story,” general manager Tim Bezbatchenko says.
Toronto Star Nov 29, 2013
Three players also now out of contract are forwards Danny Koevermans and Justin Braun and goalkeeper Stefan Frei.
Toronto Sun Nov 28, 2013
Steven Caldwell thought he’d missed his chance at joining Toronto FC.
Toronto Sun Nov 27, 2013
Embattled Tottenham Hotspur boss Andre Villas-Boas says Toronto FC transfer target Jermain Defoe’s primary focus is earning Premier League minutes.
The Crew Nov 27, 2013
CHICAGO (Nov. 27, 2013) – For their excellence at the highest levels of the sport, U.S. Soccer announced U.S. Men’s National Team forward Jozy Altidore as the 2013 Male Athlete of the Year, Abby Wambach as the 2013 Female Athlete of the Year, Wil Trapp as the 2013 Young Male Athlete of the Year, Lindsey Horan as the 2013 Young Female Athlete of the Year and Rene Renteria as the 2013 Disabled Athlete of the Year. Read More