NCAA Soccer Has West Coast Fever

For the longest time, NCAA soccer was dominated by the East Coast and Midwestern teams, but it appears that the tides are beginning to turn toward the West Coast a bit. This year, Stanford became the first collegiate program in NCAA history to win both the men’s and women’s national championships in the same year. In fact, the Stanford Cardinal and head coach Jeremy Gunn … Continue reading NCAA Soccer Has West Coast Fever

Detroit MLS

Three Finalists Vie For MLS Expansion Team

Major League Soccer has confirmed that a second expansion team will not be announced until after the holiday season. The board of governors of the MLS met last week to discuss the three finalists, Sacramento, Cincinnati, and Detroit, and elected to take more time to decide which city will ultimately land a franchise. This announcement comes just days after the league awarded an expansion squad … Continue reading Three Finalists Vie For MLS Expansion Team

Nashville Awarded An MLS Expansion Team

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber will make his way to the music city tomorrow to announce that Nashville has been awarded an expansion franchise. Garber will be joined by John Ingram, who fronted the group vying for the team with the help of the Wilf brothers, who currently own the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings. The Nashville-based franchise will likely begin play in the 2020 season. … Continue reading Nashville Awarded An MLS Expansion Team

Stanford Wins Third Soccer Championship In As Many Years

The Stanford Cardinals’ men’s soccer team claimed its third-straight National Title with a 1-0 win against Indiana this past weekend. It took Stanford a total of 103 minutes to cement its place in history, finally defeating the Hoosiers in double overtime. Midfielder Sam Werner was credited with the championship-clinching goal at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia. Stanford Vs Indiana College soccer fans expected this game … Continue reading Stanford Wins Third Soccer Championship In As Many Years

MLS Expansions Teams To Be Announced Next Week

Major cities across America have been bidding for an MLS expansion team for months. Last week, commissioner Don Garber and the league’s Expansion Committee narrowed its search down to four finalists. Those finalists included Cincinnati, Detroit, Nashville, and Sacramento. On December 6th, the groups leading the charge for these expansion bids made their final presentations to the committee. The committee members, along with the commissioner, … Continue reading MLS Expansions Teams To Be Announced Next Week

Philadelphia

Ranking Elite Eight Teams In NCAA Soccer Tournament

The Elite Eight portion of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament gets underway on December 1st. Fordham is the only unranked team to find itself in the elite eight – can the Rams pull of another upset en route to Talen Energy Stadium for the championship? Here is a ranking of the eight teams remaining in the tournament. 1. Wake Forest The Demon Deacons entered the … Continue reading Ranking Elite Eight Teams In NCAA Soccer Tournament

Top 5 Contenders For Men’s Division I Soccer Championship

And then there were 16. After two rounds of the men’s division I soccer championship bracket, the upcoming matches are all set to begin on November 25th. There have been some upsets thus far – Wisconsin took down 12th ranked Notre Dame and 8th seeded Clemson fell to unranked Coastal Carolina. While highly-ranked teams like Michigan and Georgetown were unexpectedly eliminated, many top programs continue … Continue reading Top 5 Contenders For Men’s Division I Soccer Championship

Men’s Division I Soccer Championship Bracket Released

The NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Committee released the official championship bracket on Monday. Three of the top-four seeds are traditional soccer powerhouses in Indiana, North Carolina, and Louisville. Wake Forest was awarded the tournament’s number one seed, adding yet another cherry on top of a dream season so far for the Demon Deacons. Wake Forest #1 Seed Last year’s national runner-up continued its domination … Continue reading Men’s Division I Soccer Championship Bracket Released

MLS Conference Championships Are Set

The MLS Playoffs have certainly had some entertaining surprises thus far, and there is still plenty of soccer to be played. The Knockout Round kicked off a couple weeks back with seeds 3 through 6 battling it out in a single match to decide who advances to the Conference Semifinals. The East saw a couple upsets, while the West played out as expected. On Sunday, … Continue reading MLS Conference Championships Are Set

Detroit Group Proposes New Amendment To MLS Expansion Request

As Major League Soccer continues to grow, groups are being assembled all across the United States to place a bid for the next expansion team. The MLS playoffs are getting heated, as the four conference finalists will be determined after this weekend’s matches. The battle for one of the two expansion bids that will be awarded in December is also getting intense. MLS commissioner Don … Continue reading Detroit Group Proposes New Amendment To MLS Expansion Request