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Archive for June 2011

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)

RIP Nick Charles

Those of you too young to remember when there were, basically, two places on television to get more national sports news than could fit in the three-and-a-half minutes your local TV talking head could give you probably have no idea who Nick Charles – who passed away today at age 64 after a bout with… (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)

Highlights: USL Pro Game of the Week

Here are highlights from our second USL Pro Game of the Week broadcast on Fox Soccer over the weekend. We had a great atmosphere and pretty exciting game in Orlando between City and the Wilmington Hammerheads. This week we travel to Wilmington, North Carolina as the Hammerheads take on the Charleston Battery. Game time is… (read more)

Highlights: USL Pro Game of the Week

Here are highlights of the first USL Pro Game of the Week broadcast from this past weekend. Rochester beat Harrisburg 1-0 to take over first place in the National Division. For the first broadcast out of the box, it was fine. We still have some things to work on, as you might expect. This week… (read more)

And That’s…A Goal

Actually, it was a bit more dramatic than that, as Rochester Rhinos’ goalkeeper Neal Kitson scored this stoppage-time equalizer last Sunday evening to give the Rhinos a 2-2 draw with Antigua Barracuda FC in a USL Pro match. It’s unlikely Kitson will get on the scoresheet again anytime soon (he’s the first Rochester ‘keeper ever… (read more)