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Too many flaws with the MLS All-Star game in fan and commissioner selections; By Steve Davis

Major League Soccer All-Star team selection is always a tricky mix of fan popularity and entertainment value, held tenuously together with a blessed twine of pragmatism. On the popularity and entertainment front, MLS’s mid-summer event is no different than other domestic All-Star events; there will always be tension and debate […]

2010 MLS All-Star Match To Be Held At Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas

Tomorrow, Major League Soccer, the Houston Dynamo, and Lone Star Sports and Entertainment will officially announce that the 2010 MLS All-Star Game will be held at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, not Robertson Stadium. While Reliant Stadium, which was officially opened in 2002, is a multiple-use stadium, it is primarily […]

Dominic Kinnear: A Model MLS Coach

The English Premier League is one of the most popular football leagues in the world for many reasons, especially its coaching soap opera. No other league has managed to turn coaching vendettas and spats into a complex, highly entertaining mix of both low and high art in the manner that […]

The MidSummer Classic – The Long History of Soccer All-Star Matches in the United States

All-Star Games are as All-American as Chevrolet, mom, and apple pie. The most famous and storied All-Star Game in the US is, of course, the one belonging to Major League Baseball, which was first played at Chicago’s Comiskey Park in 1933. The NBA’s All-Star Game, which, like the MLB version, […]

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Rooney, Crouch and Keane Remember How To Score Again

In the latest round of Premier League fixtures something rather unusual happened. We were treated to three unusual goal scorers: Wayne Rooney, Peter Crouch and Robbie Keane, players who had only scored three league goals between them before Tuesday. As I imagine you’d have noticed, the 2010/11 Premier League season […]

Saturday’s Bundesliga Review: Matchday Seven

A Saturday goal-fest in the Bundesliga made for some very interesting results. Table-topping Mainz hosted Hoffenheim; Borussia Monchengladbach hosted VfL Wolfsburg; HSV hosted promoted side Kaiserslautern; Schalke travelled to Nurnberg; and Freiburg hosted Koln. Mainz 4 – 2 TSG Hoffenheim Mainz’s incredible form continues with their seventh straight win of […]

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Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 8: TV times and open thread

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States (as well as listings of commentators): Everton vs. Liverpool, 8:30am, NBCSN; Steve Bower & Kevin Kilbane Arsenal vs. Manchester United, 11am, NBCSN; Arlo White & Lee Dixon Swansea vs. Spurs, 11am, Premier League Extra Time and NBC Sports Live Extra; […]