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21 hrs ago | Dynamo Theory

Match Recap: Houston Dynamo fall to Aston Villa FC 1-0

A backup player-filled Dynamo play a competent match against an BPL club, but defensive liabilities sink the club again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Herd, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Aston Villa, Houston Dynamo, US Soccer, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brad Davis, Tally Hall

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Sounders reign as grand marshals of Seafair Torchlight Parade

It's also a bonding experience for the native Texan and his family with their new community.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Soccer Players, DeAndre Yedlin, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Sporting News

Jay DeMerit's improbable soccer career comes to an end

It was overcast on Thursday at B.C. Place, and the weather seemed fitting, as the media gathered at the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame for Jay DeMerit's retirement announcement.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jay DeMerit, Soccer Players, FIFA Soccer World Cup, US Soccer, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, World Soccer, More Sports, Watford

New York Daily News

U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard rules out return to MLS

Tim Howard may have been the face of American soccer during the World Cup, but the keeper still has no intention of playing full time in the United States.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tim Howard, Soccer Players, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Black And Red United

D.C. United versus Fulham FC preview: Behind Enemy Lines w/ Fulham blog Cottagers Confidential

Even though its just a friendly, we decided to talk to Andrew Beck of Cottagers Confidential to get the lowdown on everything that is happening in southwest London.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Eddie Johnson, Clint Dempsey, Dembele, Moussa Dembele, World Soccer, More Sports, Fulham, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Thu Jul 24, 2014

SFGate

America needs a global star who can make a splash

Manchester United, which played the Los Angeles Galaxy at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday, has more fans in the United States than it does in England.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, England World Cup

The Miami Herald

'Caps captain DeMerit announces retirement

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Jay DeMerit, Soccer Players

BleacherReport

Relative Age Effect and How It Applied to the US Performance at the World Cup

Football is a sport that spans cultures around the world, one that transcends conflicts, one that anyone, in some form or another, can play.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BleacherReport

5 Clubs Where Jozy Altidore Could Restore Confidence

One year ago, fresh off a 31-goal season with AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands and having scored in four straight games for the United States men's national team, striker Jozy Altidore transferred to Sunderland in the English Premier League in a deal reportedly worth $13 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jozy Altidore, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, AZ Alkmaar, Connor Wickham, Sunderland, FIFA Soccer World Cup, England World Cup

SanLuisObispo.com

Dynamo sign U.S. defender Beasley as Designated Player

The Houston Dynamo have signed United States national team defender DaMarcus Beasley to a Designated Player contract, the club announced on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Dynamo, US Soccer, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Soccer Players, DaMarcus Beasley, Warren Creavalle

Houston Chronicle

Dynamo working to acquire DaMarcus Beasley

JULY 01: DaMarcus Beasley of the United States fights off Kevin Mirallas of Belgium during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, FIFA World Cup, Summer Olympic, Kevin Mirallas, Marouane Fellaini

CNN

Tapping into World Cup buzz? Europe's soccer giants head stateside

The United States soccer team's display at the World Cup in Brazil sparked new interest in the game in America.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Tim Howard, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Philipp Lahm, Thomas Muller

The Columbus Dispatch

Roster Notebook: DaMarcus Beasley, Giancarlo Gonzalez And More

With the news that DaMarcus Beasley is weighing a return to Major League Soccer, the Crew is in prime position to lay a claim to the four-time World Cup participant for the United States.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Alex Martinez

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Brotherly Game

Are the Philadelphia Union a finalist for DeMarcus Beasley?

Transfer season is silly season and silly season can be fun season. For many, it is a chance to speculate and dream away about their favorite players joining their favorite club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Union, Soccer Players, Danny Cruz, FIFA Soccer World Cup

The Indianapolis Star

Indy's Perry Kitchen is a top MLS player

Indy's Perry Kitchen is a top MLS player Former Roncalli star is a center midfielder for D.C. United Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mBESI6 July 11, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; D.C. United midfielder/defender Perry Kitchen kicks the ball against San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Khari Stephenson during the first half at Buck ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, San Jose Earthquakes, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Soccer Players, Michael Bradley, Jackson Goncalves

The Globe and Mail

World Cup party over but summer of soccer set to rock U.S.

Clint Dempsey of the U.S. knocks the ball into the net to score against Portugal during their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match at the Amazonia arena in Manaus June 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Soccer Players, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mario Balotelli

Seattle Times

An open letter to soccer fans, and sports fans everywhere

I have seen its ability to foster joy and community, a trait that drew me - and continues to draw me - to sport as a passion.

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Related Topix: Michael Bradley, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Winter Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Soccer Players

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

MLS Features: Besler and Zusi are examples of MLS progress

Matt Besler and Graham Zusi were both drafted by Kansas City in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Besler, Soccer Players, Graham Zusi, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sporting Kansas City, World Soccer, More Sports, US Soccer

Terrapin Station MD

Former Terp Graham Zusi Signs MLS Contract

Jul 1, 2014; Salvador, BRAZIL; United States midfielder Graham Zusi kicks the ball against Belgium during the round of sixteen match in the 2014 World Cup at Arena Fonte Nova.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Graham Zusi, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sporting Kansas City, World Soccer, More Sports, US Soccer

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sporting News

MLS coaches viewing international friendlies as opportunity, not obstacle

MLS teams playing friendlies against European teams in the midst of the season is nothing new, and the games won't cease anytime soon.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Tesho Akindele, Andres Escobar, US Soccer, FC Dallas, Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins

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