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Cosmos Make History, Defeat Red Bulls 3-0 in U.S. Open Cup

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(Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports) On Monday evening soccer fans throughout the nation went into an uproar when the United States Men’s National team defeated arch nemesis Ghana in a 2-1 thriller. Two evenings prior the uproar was comparable, just in a vacuum that was Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, Long Island. In front of nearly ten thousand More...

by Daniel Steele | Published 6 months ago

By Guest On Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Athlete’s Voices: Kendall Johnson, Episode 2. World Cup Fever! has partnered with some local athlete’s to develop this great column titled, Athlete’s Voices. In this column, some of your favorite local athletes will share their lives with you, both on More...

Carlos Mendes
Photo Credit: Linda Cuttone
By Daniel Steele On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Cosmos Close Spring Season with a Victory

On Sunday evening, in front of a jubilant crowd at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium, fittingly, an Italian footballer was the hero. On a night in which the New York Cosmos retired the no. 9 of legend Giorgio Chinaglia, More...

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By Daniel Steele On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

USMNT: A Preview of Final Tune-Up Against Nigeria

Oliver Lang/AFP/Getty Images This is it. Aside from the closed-door scrimmage in Sao Paulo against Belgium on June 12th, this is the last tune-up opportunity the US has before its game on June 16th against Ghana. More...

Sky Blue's Kelley O'Hara
By Dave Schatz On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Rampone, O’Hara selected to U.S. Women’s National Team Training Camp Roster for Matches Against France

Sky Blue’s Kelley O’Hara Sky Blue FC defenders Christie Rampone, and Kelley O’Hara have been named to the U.S. Women’s National Team training camp roster and will gear up for two upcoming games against More...

Michael Bradley, left, and Aron Johansson
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By Daniel Steele On Sunday, June 1st, 2014

USMNT: Azerbaijan Review and Turkey Preview

It was fine; it was nothing inspiring, but the first game against Azerbaijan was a decent way to get the send-off series started. Quite honestly, the game itself was perplexing. One would assume that Azerbaijan, More...

By Daniel Steele On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

United States vs. Azerbaijan: A Preview

Tonight it’s real. Coming out of the tunnel this evening in the old bay-area stadium will be the 23 players representing the United States in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. The opponent tonight is Azerbaijan, More...

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By Daniel Steele On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

USMNT May Camp: Four Thoughts

(Tony Avelar — Associated Press) On Wednesday, midfielder Jermaine Jones arrived in Palo Alto, making all 30 members of the preliminary USMNT World Cup roster present and accounted for. Camp is now in full swing More...

Katy Freels handles the ball during the match. (Image via
By Dave Schatz On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Sky Blue FC Ties Washington Spirit 3-3 in Road Game

Katy Freels handles the ball during the match. (Image via BOYDS, Md — Sky Blue FC and the Washington Spirit finished with a 3-3 draw Wednesday at the Maryland SoccerPlex with the Spirit netting More...

NWSL: Portland Thorns FC at Sky Blue FC
By Dave Schatz On Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Sky Blue FC Midfielder Taylor Lytle Out For Rest of Season

Suffers left tibia fracture and lateral meniscus tear during match against the Western NY Flash last Sunday Sky Blue FC midfielder Taylor Lytle is expected to miss the rest of the season due to a tibia fracture More...