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3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

First impressions: Sounders 1, Rapids 0

First impressions from the Sounders 1-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field thanks to Clint Dempsey's 52nd-minute goal: Though Sounders coach Sigi Schmid said after training this week that he only has an "idea" about his first-choice lineup, Saturday's selections were telling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Soccer Players, Djimi Traore, Brad Evans, Obafemi Martins

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Sounders FC looking for consistency against Colorado Rapids

The Seattle Sounders will look to continue their winning ways when they take on the Colorado Rapids Saturday 1p.m. PT in the X Box Pitch at Century Link Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Soccer Players, Gonzalo Pineda, Chad Barrett, Brad Evans, Obafemi Martins

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sounder at Heart

Sounders get counter-attack firing vs. Timbers

A lot of things went right for the Seattle Sounders in their feel-good win over the Portland Timbers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gonzalo Pineda, Brad Evans, Osvaldo Alonso, Chad Marshall, DeAndre Yedlin

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sounder at Heart

Sounders at Portland, player ratings

Here is a key to the standard 1-10 scale. 1. Horrible 2. Awful 3. Poor 4. Flawed 5. Adequate 6. Good 7. Very good 8. Great 9. Superb 10. World Class Obafemi Martins put on a show, and almost all of his teammates joined in, as the Seattle Sounders played their best MLS game in more than a month, beating Portland Timbers in Portland 4-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Michael Harrington, Clint Dempsey, Stefan Frei, Cordell Cato, Chad Marshall

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Seattle Times

What to watch for: Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers

Seattle travels down to Portland for the final Sounders-Timbers match of the regular season Sunday at Providence Park, one with Supporter's Shield implications for the former and playoff stakes for the latter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Soccer Players, Obafemi Martins, Zach Scott

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seattle Times

The Day-After Report: All about Oba

Chad Barrett supplied the finish to Seattle's lone goal in its 1-1 home draw against San Jose on Wednesday night, but Obafemi Martins created it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Chad Barrett, Andy Rose, Clint Dempsey, Gonzalo Pineda, Obafemi Martins

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Sounders set to play San Jose for fourth time this season - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. TUKWILA - Seattle Sounders FC and the San Jose Earthquakes face off again Wednesday in what will be their fourth meeting in about three months.

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Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, Seattle Sounders FC, San Jose Earthquakes, Soccer Players, Chad Marshall, Brad Evans, Lamar Neagle

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Next two Sounders opponents playing for playoffs

Next, the Sounders will face a couple of clubs with different but maybe equally urgent incentives: climbing into the Western Conference playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Brad Evans, Obafemi Martins, Chad Marshall

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sounder at Heart

Sounders v Chicago US Open Cup community player ratings

Kenny Cooper earns Man of the Match with one of the highest ratings given out by Sounder at Heart readers this season.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The News Tribune

Real Salt Lake moves past Sounders with 2-1 win in Utah

That worked well enough to keep them even into the second half, when RSL made them pay for a couple of defensive errors and held on for a 2-1 win Saturday afternoon before a sellout crowd of 20,483 at Rio Tinto Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Andy Rose, Soccer Players, Brad Evans, Obafemi Martins, Lamar Neagle

Sounder at Heart

Brad Evans leaves RSL match at halftime with cramps

Already missing Marco Pappa due to a hamstring strain, the Seattle Sounders lost another midfielder when Brad Evans was subbed off at halftime of the Real Salt Lake match on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Brad Evans, Andy Rose, US Soccer

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Real Salt Lake: Offseason additions fortify imposing Sounders

Sandy a Clint Dempsey stood on the turf inside CenturyLink Field last Aug. 3, donning a gray hoodie.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Soccer Players, Ned Grabavoy, Chris Wingert, US Soccer, Real Salt Lake, Kenny Cooper

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sounder at Heart

Sounders v Chicago U.S. Open Cup player ratings

Here is a key to the standard 1-10 scale. 1. Horrible 2. Awful 3. Poor 4. Flawed 5. Adequate 6. Good 7. Very good 8. Great 9. Superb 10. World Class Note : With the closeness of the games right now the player ratings posts are a bit out of sync.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Mike Magee, Jalil Anibaba, US Soccer, Seattle Sounders FC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

NWCN.com

Sounders beat Fire 6-0 in US Open Cup semifinal

Andy Rose and Kenny Cooper each scored two goals and the Seattle Sounders routed the Chicago Fire 6-0 in their U.S. Open Cup semifinal Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Kenny Cooper, Andy Rose, Chad Barrett, Obafemi Martins, Chicago Fire, US Soccer

Hot Time In Old Town

Fireside Chat: Seattle v Chicago, USOC Semifinal

Some of these folks will be here, but Starfire isn't C-Link, which is hopeful news for CF97.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jalil Anibaba, Clint Dempsey, Zach Scott, Lamar Neagle, Sanna Nyassi

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Daily Herald

Fire fired up for U.S. Open Cup semifinal

Even if it is the underdog, the Chicago Fire isn't going to give up on its best hope for a championship this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Fire, US Soccer, Soccer Players, Lamar Neagle, Kenny Cooper, Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins

Black And Red United

Fantasy Focus: Stink, Stank, Stunk.

Low scores abound this round, and we celebrate two teams that fell to the top of the heap.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Stefan Frei, Bill Hamid, Steve Birnbaum, Bobby Boswell, Chris Korb

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

MLS capsules and gallery

In this Aug. 10, 2014, photo, Seattle Sounders forward Chad Barrett, right, celebrates Marco Pappas' goal against the Houston Dynamo during an MLS soccer match in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gonzalo Pineda, Chad Barrett, Darren Mattocks, Pedro Morales, Andy Gruenebaum

KAUZ

Latest Texas sports

Nick Martinez got his first win since May 24 and Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo both homered to lead the Texas Rangers to a 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday, snapping a seven-game skid against their in-state rivals.

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Related Topix: Jayne Appel, Jia Perkins, Danielle Robinson, Sophia Young, Sports, Soccer Players, Gonzalo Pineda

Inside Bay Area

Sports digest: Cleveland Browns undecided about starting quarterback

Quarterbacks Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer will both take snaps with the Cleveland Browns' first-team offense in practice this week.

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