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Highlights: USL Pro Championship 9/4/2011

The USL Pro season came to a close with an entertaining and exciting final Saturday night that saw Orlando City outlast the Harrisburg City Islanders in a penalty shootout after a 2-2 draw through 120 minutes. Here are the highlights: It was a heartbreaking loss for the City Islanders, who had finished with the fifth-best… (read more)

Highlights: High School Football

With only one more soccer game left for me this season (USL Pro championship, Saturday, September 2, 7:00 pm ET, FOX Soccer), I’m back to calling high school (American) football on The season started here in Arizona last night and here are highlights of the Kellis/Centennial game: (And, just as an aside, if you… (read more)

Highlights: USL Pro Game Of The Week

The final USL Pro playoff berth wasn’t decided until the final whistle of last Friday’s USL Pro Game of the Week on FOX Soccer. Here are the highlights of the Charleston Battery’s 4-3 win over the Charlotte Eagles, one that included a two-goal, Player of the Week performance by the Battery’s Mike Zaher: The playoffs… (read more)

Highlights: USL Pro Game of the Week

Here are highlights of last Friday night’s USL Pro Game of the Week, in which the Wilmington Hammerheads defeated the Los Angeles Blues 2-1 in front of a Legion Stadium record crowd of nearly 6,000. Our final regular-season telecast, this Friday at Charleston, could determine the eighth and final playoff spot for 2011. Unless the… (read more)

Highlights: USL Pro Game of the Week

The Rochester Rhinos clinched a playoff berth for the 16th consecutive year by beating the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on the USL PRO Game of the Week last Friday night. Here are the highlights: After seven games in seven weeks, I have a break this weekend and will get back after it for the stretch run and… (read more)

Highlights: USL Pro Game of the Week

We were in New York City for the holiday weekend and the USL PRO Game of the Week between Antigua Barracuda FC and FC New York. Highlights: Hard to believe we are a third of the way through the TV schedule and only 60 days away from the championship match on September 3. This week… (read more)

Highlights: USL Pro Game of the Week

A few days late (I was on vacation, sue me), but here are the highlights from last week’s USL Pro Game of the Week between the Wilmington Hammerheads and Charleston Battery on FOX Soccer. This week (tomorrow night, actually) we’re in New York as FC New York hosts Antigua Barracuda FC. The game is at… (read more)

History With A Twist

Fifteen years ago today, the Indianapolis Twisters played the first home game in their (brief, two-year) history in the Continental Indoor Soccer League. In front of 5,019 fans (one of the largest crowds they’d ever have), the Twisters nearly pulled out a thrilling win over the Washington Warthogs before falling 7-6 in overtime. I was… (read more)