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Clint Dempsey Draws Suspension For Low Blow

So, it’s fine for a soccer player to constantly kick and grab the opponent, but one slap to the groin is worth a two-game suspension.  That’s basically the stance Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee has […]

1090 The Fan–03/19/2014

Clint Dempsey (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)

U.S. Stars Collide In Seattle-Toronto Soccer Match

Two men who will be key to the USA hopes in this summer’s FIFA World Cup lead their respective soccer teams Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Clint Dempsey was a factor in Seattle […]

1090 The Fan–03/14/2014

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Swartz: Chemistry Key To Sounders FC 2014 Season

How well players get along with teammates and  coaches can often determine the success of a sports season.  Team-bonding is a point of emphasis as Seattle Sounders FC launch their 2014 soccer schedule this Saturday […]

1090 The Fan–03/06/2014

Seahawks fans at MetLife Stadium celebrating the team's first-ever championship (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Win Buoys A City Used To Losing

For a city accustomed to losing not just games, but teams, the Seattle Seahawks’ dominant Super Bowl win provided a long overdue catharsis, buoying the spirits of a fan base that hasn’t always had much to cheer about.

1090 The Fan–02/04/2014

Eddie Johnson (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sounders Part Company With Eddie Johnson

The writing was on the wall a few weeks ago when Seattle Sounders FC made midfielder Osvaldo Alonso one of their designated players.  Their intentions became more clear last week when they traded with FC […]

1090 The Fan–12/17/2013

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Seattle Is Soccer Central Again

Sell out crowds are nothing new for Seattle Sounders FC home soccer games.  A pair of matches at CenturyLink Field this week will lure the attention of  thousands more fans both in person, and viewing […]

1090 The Fan–06/07/2013

Sigi Schmid (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Listen To The Steve Sandmeyer Show – Friday, May 17th

Steve & Bill talk with Root Sports NW’s baseball analyst Bill Krueger, The Herald sports columnist John Boyle, NBA TV legal analyst Michael McCann, Seattle Sounders FC head coach Sigi Schmid, and Tacoma Rainiers manager John Stearns Listen to the 3:00 p.m. hour HERE. […]

1090 The Fan–05/17/2013

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Sounders Fans Vote to Retain GM Adrian Hanauer

Adrian Hanauer (pictured on left) will keep his job as general manager of the Seattle Sounders FC after season-ticket holders and fan alliance members overwhelmingly voted to retain him.

12/14/2012

Eddie Johnson (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Sounders’ Eddie Johnson Earns ‘Comeback Player Of The Year’

Forward Eddie Johnson started 24 games and led the team with 14 goals.

CBS Seattle–11/27/2012

Mauro Rosales and assistant coach David Tenney walk off the pitch after the match against the Los Angeles Galaxy -- who defeated the Sounders 2-1, winning the aggregate playoff 4-2. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Sounders Fall Short To Galaxy, Miss Out On MLS Cup Final

Eddie Johnson and Zach Scott scored to give Seattle a 2-0 lead, but Robbie Keane converted a penalty kick in the 68th minute on Sunday night that clinched the Los Angeles Galaxy’s 4-2 aggregate victory over the Sounders in the Western Conference finals and a spot in the MLS Cup final for the second straight year.

CBS Seattle–11/19/2012

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