Tag Archives: MLS

  • Tony Beltran’s Head Saved Real Salt Lake’s Season (Video)

    Tony Beltran’s Head Saved Real Salt Lake’s Season (Video)

    Real Salt Lake entered the second leg of their Western Conference semi-final against the Seattle Sounders with a 3-0 aggregate lead, but they decided to make things interesting by spotting the Sounders a 2-0 lead in the opening 61 minutes of yesterday’s match at CenturyLink Field.  Their generosity almost came back to haunt them, as […]

  • Picture Of The Day: That Looks Like It Hurts

    Picture Of The Day: That Looks Like It Hurts

    It is all fun and games, until someone loses an eye. In this case, that someone is Mike Fucito, forward of the MLS’s Seattle Sounders.  His bloody eye was the result of an elbow from Daniel Hernandez of FC Dallas.  Hernandez didn’t receive a card on the play, but he did eventually receive a red […]

  • Check Out Mario Balotelli’s Epic Backheel Fail (Video)

    Check Out Mario Balotelli’s Epic Backheel Fail (Video)

    No footballer in the world is capable of embarrassing himself, his team and the game of soccer quite like Mario Balotelli.  American soccer fans may not be aware of this fact, but many of them got to see it first hand when Manchester City traveled to Los Angeles to take on the L.A. Galaxy yesterday […]

  • Check Out Eric Hassli’s Incredible Goal From Saturday Night (Video)

    Check Out Eric Hassli’s Incredible Goal From Saturday Night (Video)

    As far as spectacular goals go there have been none more spectacular during the 2011 MLS season than the one scored by the Vancouver Whitecaps’ Eric Hassli on Saturday night.  It was a wild game between the Whitecaps and the Seattle Sounders that saw three goals scored after the 80-minute mark, but Hassli’s volley from […]

  • Real Salt Lake’s Javier Morales Suffers Nasty Leg Break (Video)

    Real Salt Lake’s Javier Morales Suffers Nasty Leg Break (Video)

    Less money, decreased popularity and the level of competition are just a few things preventing many of the world’s elite soccer players from taking the trip across the Atlantic to play in the MLS.  I am going to assume that the sudden rise in gruesome leg-breaking tackles isn’t helping the North American soccer league’s cause […]

  • Seattle Sounders’ Steve Zakuani Suffers Gruesome Leg Break (Video)

    Seattle Sounders’ Steve Zakuani Suffers Gruesome Leg Break (Video)

    Warning! The footage below may be incredibly disturbing to anyone with a weak stomach and a fear of seeing legs snapped in half. During Friday’s game between the Seattle Sounders and the Colorado Rapids of the MLS, Steve Zakuani was the victim of a vicious tackle from the Rapids’ Brian Mullan, leaving him with a […]

  • The Portland Timbers Celebrate Goals Like You Would Expect Them To (Video)

    The Portland Timbers Celebrate Goals Like You Would Expect Them To (Video)

    Rather than have their players take part in a goal celebration that could earn them a red card, the Portland Timbers of the MLS leave that job to “Timber Joey” and his trusty chainsaw. Following the first goal during the Timbers’ match against the Chicago Fire last night, Timber Joey had some difficulty starting his […]

  • A Weekend Of Inspiring Stories From Charlie Davies And Anthony Robles

    A Weekend Of Inspiring Stories From Charlie Davies And Anthony Robles

    Every once in a while the sporting world treats us to a story that is truly inspiring.  This weekend we were treated to two stories of such nature. The first comes from the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Saturday, where Anthony Robles of Arizona State defied the odds by defeating Iowa’s Matt McDonough in the finals […]

  • Sexy Body-Paint Ad Angers Vancouver Whitecaps Sponsors (Video)

    Sexy Body-Paint Ad Angers Vancouver Whitecaps Sponsors (Video)

    To sexualize, or not to sexualize?  That was the question that the MLS’s newest team, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, were confronted with during a recent promotional campaign. While the fans were in favor of the sexualization of the team, their sponsors were not.  Leading up to their pro league debut on March 19, the Whitecaps […]

  • 9 Sporting Events Somehow Less Relevant Than the Pro Bowl

    9 Sporting Events Somehow Less Relevant Than the Pro Bowl

    This is probably my most difficult assignment in 6 months of making these lists. The task: Find 9 sports events that are less relevant than the Pro Bowl. Is anything less relevant than the Pro Bowl? That was rhetorical. No. Nothing is less relevant than the most anticlimactic event in sports. That’s my opinion. But […]

  • Columbus Crew Goaltender Scores A Stoppage Time Goal (Video)

    Columbus Crew Goaltender Scores A Stoppage Time Goal (Video)

    Being a sports fan in the city of Toronto can be tough these days.  The Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t won a Stanley Cup since 1967, the Raptors suffered the loss of their franchise player over the summer and appear destined to finish this season at the bottom of the NBA standings, the Blue Jays have […]

  • Kung-Fu Kicks Becoming An Epidemic In Soccer (Video)

    Kung-Fu Kicks Becoming An Epidemic In Soccer (Video)

    It all seemed to begin at the World Cup final in Johannesburg, when the Netherlands’ Nigel De Jong delivered a flying kung-fu kick to the chest of Spain’s Xabi Alonso.  Since then we have seen similar incidents in amateur soccer games, and now during an exhibition match between Real Madrid and the L.A. Galaxy. Has […]

  • Picture Of The Day: In and Out

    Picture Of The Day: In and Out

    I get the first part, but the second part doesn’t make much sense to me. I bet this chick could help explain it to us. I know soccer players have weird names and their coaches like to pick their noses and eat it, but this is just a little too much here. That Vagenas, probably […]