More information comes to light about the Portland Timbers’ ticket policies

Yesterday, I published an article about the Emerald City Supporters’ allegations that the Timbers charged the supporters group $45 tickets for a $27 ticket. That article was based on several tweets from the supporter group’s official Twitter account, and the picture they posted which clearly showed a $27 ticket. The increased ticket price was actually the…

Washington D.C. and D.C. United have a unique stadium deal

The MLS franchise D.C. United are looking to build a new stadium to replace their current home, 53-year old RFK Stadium. As a result, the franchise has been negotiating with Washington D.C to get a new stadium built since 2006. Fortunately for United fans, the City and the franchise were able to agree to an…interesting…

Should the Sounders Play a 3-5-2?

Everyone recovered from that thriller on Saturday night yet? That’s okay, me neither. Seattle’s brilliant comeback against the Vancouver Whitecaps may have seemed frenzied and disorganized in the moment, but was actually the result of a key tactical switch. With the Sounders trailing 2-1 in the 61st minute, Sigi Schmid subbed on Marc Burch for…

Sounders’ Depth to be Tested in Open Cup

After arguably the worst loss in franchise history, the Sounders need a bounce-back game. And a match against a lower division side in a competition Seattle has historically dominated seems like the perfect opportunity. But as last night’s upsets showed, early round Open Cup games are no walk in the park for MLS teams. With…

Sounders – Galaxy Lineups

EDITORS NOTE: I was at work when this was submitted. Sorry it is lste.-Neil The lineups are in with no real surprises for either team. Sounders (4-4-2): GK Michael Gspurning, D DeAndre Yedlin, D Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, D Djimi Traore, D Leo Gonzalez; RM Mauro Rosales, CM Servando Carrasco, CM Shalrie Joseph, LM Brad Evans;…

Robbie Rogers to Make Debut Against Seattle?

Even if you’re not a soccer fan, you probably caught the news that Robbie Rogers signed for the LA Galaxy yesterday. In doing so, the former US International is poised to become the first openly gay male athlete in North America to compete in a professional sport. (Although NBA veteran Jason Collins also came out…

Radio Show Open Thread 10/12/12

Please post your comments and questions from our show today in the “comments”: Topics discussed: NHL lockout Soccer/Rubgy Seahawks vs Patriots MLB playoffs Pac-12 WSU vs CAL