Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The Comcast Network to broadcast U.S. Open Cup final

Sunday, September 14, 2014, 11:51 AM
In the previous two years of GolTV's broadcast rights deal for the U.S. Open Cup final, the network refused to allow any local stations to air simultaneous coverage. This year, though, the Union have broken GolTV's hegemony. Though it hasn't officially been announced yet by any of the parties involved... Read more

Jim Curtin faces up to his toughest test yet with the Union

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:10 PM
Both literally and figuratively, interim Union manager Jim Curtin is in familiar territory right now. Since taking the helm three months ago, the Oreland, Pa., native has steered his hometown club into the U.S. Open Cup final and the thick of the MLS playoff race. The Union have lost just one of Curtin's... Read more

Games to Watch: Bundesliga, MLS, EPL, UEFA and CONCACAF Champions Leagues

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:17 PM
Werder Bremen at Bayer Leverkusen 2:30 p.m. Friday (GolTV) After two years in the wilderness, the Bundesliga is at long last once again accessible to the American soccer community. GolTV’s decision to finally allow itself to be streamed online via KlowdTV means that you can watch all of the... Read more

MLS, CONCACAF video highlights: Red Bulls' late goal edges D.C.

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 8:36 AM
From the 32nd minute until the 90th, D.C. United was able to hold the Red Bulls at bay despite being down a man. But with just seconds remaining until the start of stoppage time, New York's Lloyd Sam finally broke the deadlock, and delivered three huge points. Here are the highlights from that game... Read more

MLS, CONCACAF roundup: Thierry Henry golazo vs. Kansas City steals spotlight

Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:53 AM
Here we go again with our regular Monday morning look back at everything you might have missed over the weekend in Major League Soccer. If you missed the Union's very impressive 2-0 win over Toronto FC, the highlights are here. It was the talk of MLS on Saturday afternoon, and probably would still... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, Euro 2016 qualifying, Africa Cup of Nations qualifying

Friday, September 5, 2014, 10:35 AM
Brazil vs. Colombia 8:55 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) Union defender Carlos Valdés joins Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez and Manchester United’s Radamel Falcao on Colombia’s squad for this glamorous friendly at Sun Life Stadium outside Miami. Brazil’s squad is highlighted... Read more

Video highlights: MLS, CONCACAF Copa Centroamericana roundup

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 12:17 PM
By now, you have likely already read stories and seen highlights from the Union's 1-0 win over Toronto FC at PPL Park and the United States' 1-0 win over the Czech Republic in Prague. Here's a roundup of what you might have missed: two MLS games and a tripleheader to open CONCACAF's Copa Centroamericana... Read more

GolTV finally gets online streaming for Bundesliga, U.S. Open Cup final

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:01 PM
Updated September 4: The security patches I reported that KlowdTV was working on have been rolled out, and I've also been told that GolTV's Spanish feed will be available through the service by the middle of September. For over a year now, I have been trying to get a hold of people at GolTV to get... Read more

Games to Watch: NWSL title game, MLS, Serie A kickoff, EPL

Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:00 AM
Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Thanks to three straight years of clashes in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference playoffs, these teams have developed a healthy dislike for each other. The streak could end this year, though, as Houston is struggling. But with new... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League video highlights: Waterhouse, Olimpia win in blowouts

Friday, August 29, 2014, 9:52 AM
On some nights in the Champions League, you get teams from the U.S. and Mexico. On other nights, you get teams from Guyana, Jamaica and Panama. But while the teams in Thursday's games might not be household hames, they produced lots of entertainment. The three matchups produced a total of 12 goals... Read more
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