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Shots on goal in U.S. games, April 13-17

Home teams first, ranked in order within each league. Make of it what you will. MLS (median=6; mean for season thru Saturday’s games was 8.39) New York 9-3 San Jose Portland 5-5 Dallas Houston 7-1 New England Toronto 1-6 D.C. … Continue ...

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The Freedom of the Majestic WPS FCs

Here’s a quick attempt to summarize what is known about women’s soccer teams in the Washington area as of 5:30 p.m. ET, March 24, 2011: – The Northern Virginia Majestics, affiliated with the PDL’s Northern Virginia Royals and ...

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Immediate questions after the USL bombshell

The USL announced today that its first and second divisions, beset by defections and dwindling numbers over the past 15 years, would merge into USL PRO. The league addressed a couple of long-standing concerns in its announcement: 1. The pro … ...

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U.S. Open Cup and why lower-division teams are happy

No, we shouldn’t read too much into U.S. Open Cup results. Having two USL-2 teams in the quarterfinals and no one from the USL/NASL shotgun marriage of a second tier doesn’t mean the USL-2 teams are doing everything right while … C...

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Monday Myriad: MMA apology time

Quick reminder: Boston Marathon this morning on Universal Sports. So what happened this weekend? SOCCER (Americas) – MLS: The Galaxy look great. The bottom teams look terrible. Full roundup already up. – WPS: Six and a half years ago, Abb...

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Ringing of the Division (2) Bell

The first weekend of the USSF Division II Featuring Teams of the USL and NASL went as follows: – Miami 1, Rochester 1: Disappointing crowd of “roughly 1,000” sees Christian Gomez go the full 90 despite tiring after 70. (Miami &helli...

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