SOCCER, SPORTS

Tim Cahill brings never-say-die attitude for coach Mike Petke

Captain Clutch. The best Socceroo of all time. MLS MVP? With his knack for scoring game-saving goals, New York Red Bulls midfielder Tim Cahill might bring home some personal hardware this year. “When you play against the big teams, that’s when the … Continued

SOCCER, SPORTS

Matt Besler, USMNT defender, leads Sporting KC to MLS playoffs

The date: March 26, 2013. The venue: Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico. The match: U.S. Men’s National Team’s third World Cup qualifier of the Hex. Matt Besler may have been the reigning MLS Defensive Player of the Year, but it wasn’t … Continued

SOCCER, SPORTS

Caleb Porter guiding Portland Timbers to MLS playoffs

Beating a rival is nice. Doing so when first place in the MLS Western Conference is on the line? That’s pretty special, and that’s exactly what the Portland Timbers did Sunday night under first-year head coach Caleb Porter. “The fact [is] that over … Continued