NCAA pulls championship events from New Jersey due to sports betting law

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The state of New Jersey's announcement that it will begin issuing sports betting licenses on January 9 has provoked a quick and powerwful response... Read more

Union president open to Villanova, but against gridiron lines at PPL Park

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As you have probably seen by now, the Daily News broke the story Saturday evening that there have been "preliminary discussions"... Read more

The Pass

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What is it that makes college basketball so enjoyable for all of us? There are plenty of reasons. Many people have a strong attachment to... Read more

Philadelphia in final US World Cup bid package

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U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati announced today that Philadelphia has made the final cut of 18 cities that will be submitted... Read more

Union looks ahead to MLS SuperDraft

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Philadelphia Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz held a conference call with reporters this afternoon ahead of Thursday's MLS SuperDraft at the Pennsylvania... Read more

Can't tell the Union players without a video

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Rush hour is always a great time to get attention. So it wasn't a bad idea for the Philadelphia Union to hold a meet-and-greet with its players... Read more

The chance to live a dream

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This past Saturday, the Philadelphia Union held an open tryout at Rhodes Field, Penn's soccer facility. Despite the foul weather, I made the... Read more

U.S. to meet England in World Cup

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Draw recaps AP | New York Times | SI.com | ESPN.com BBC | London Times | Guardian | Independent The United States soccer team has been given... Read more

Local soccer news roundup

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For quite some time, it seemed that the Independence would be playing at the Union's stadium in Chester. It made sense for all the reasons... Read more

Union announces expansion draft picks

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Here they are, listed by position and previous club: GK Brad Knighton, New England Revolution D David Myrie, Chicago Fire D Shavar Thomas... Read more