Doubling Up NBDPs at RBNY?
Posted by Soccer America on Mar. 27, 2:00 p.m.
The price of a NBDP - Non-Beckham Designated Player - could be increased by more than a factor of two, if RBNY - Red Bull New York - closes the deal on the player it is pursuing.
According to a source with knowledge of the negotiations, MLS and English club Aston Villa have agreed on a transfer fee (undisclosed) ...
Revs vs. Joseph: Money for something
Posted by Soccer America on Mar. 21, 1:33 a.m.
This impasse between Shalrie Joseph and the Revs/MLS is about more than money, and Joseph can prove it, or at least so claims his agent, Ron Waxman.
"He will play for any other team in MLS under his current contract," says Waxman of a deal that will pay Joseph a base salary of $157,500, plus ...
Posted by Soccer America on Mar. 9, 1:49 a.m.
Los Angeles Galaxy president and general manager Alexi Lalashas acknowledged that an MLS ban on charter flights came under discussion when the Galaxy began outlining its security and travel arrangements once David Beckham arrives.
Red Bull New York has been denied permission by the league to travel by charter. (The players were, however, taken on a ...
CP impairs use of DP option
Posted by Soccer America on Mar. 7, 3:07 a.m.
Gamblers call it the choking point, that threshold of betting tolerance at which boldness melts and fear sets in. Judgment falters, confidence erodes, and more often than not, losses ensue.
At the poker table, once that stack of chips to be pushed into the pot gets high enough and thick enough, the player quavers. At the race track, the ...
Finally, Kansas City has a chance
Posted by Soccer America on Mar. 5, 1:48 a.m.
Quietly, without much fanfare, ground was broken Friday in Swope Park, Mo. for a training facility, a four-field complex to be used by thousands of local youth players.
Yawn Grande, right? Well, hardly. Shovels in the ground does not a franchise revive, but what has begun is the transformation of the Kansas City Wizards from shoestring operation to professional ...