Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney examines MLS preseason player movement.
Comedian Carey seriously into soccer
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Jan. 30, 11:45 a.m.
From fan to photographer to investor, entertainer Drew Carey has steadily increased his emotional - and financial - commitment to soccer. He's a minority partner in the Seattle MLS franchise, intends to attend as many matches as his schedule allows, and vows not to thumped again by Landon Donovan when they tangle on the video screen. Carey took time from ...
Reasons for Optimism in Salt Lake
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Jan. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Two possible foreign imports added to a trio signed last season, several candidates to replace veteran defender Eddie Pope, a pair of first-round draft picks, and the prospect of a new stadium perhaps being ready by September mark the fourth preseason for Real Salt Lake.
Seattle hires technical director
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Jan. 25, 11:45 a.m.
The Seattle MLS franchise is more than a year away from its first game but has already signed one of Washington state's most famous players. No, not Kasey Keller, at least just yet.
Soccer America breaks down the 2008 SuperDraft
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Jan. 19, 7:01 a.m.
The 2008 MLS SuperDraft is done. What it all means won't be known for several months, when rosters are filled by the other mechanisms available to MLS teams, yet some semblance of the future can be gleaned by what transpired in Baltimore Friday afternoon.
Harkes to replace Wynalda on MLS telecasts?
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Jan. 17, 6:15 p.m.
The inclusion of former U.S. international John Harkes on the ESPN2 broadcast of the MLS SuperDraft Friday isn't the only change to the cable system's soccer format. Nor is it a one-off.
Houston heading forward
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Jan. 14, 1:00 p.m.
With two championships in tow, the Houston Dynamo organization could be forgiven for sitting still, even a bit. Nothing of the sort is occurring. The political process to build a stadium for the team is forging ahead and a possible buyer has emerged.