Pair of Players Appear to Be Added to Riverhounds 2016 Roster

Other than the announcement that the Pittsburgh Riverhounds will be affiliating with Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew, it’s been a mostly quiet December. That is soon about to change. While there has been no official word from the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, there have been at least two players who have announced that they will be playing … More Pair of Players Appear to Be Added to Riverhounds 2016 Roster

Wambach’s Remarks Show There’s A Divide in U.S. Soccer

This week we said farewell – on the field – to the all-time leading scorer in all international soccer, Abby Wambach. As expected, Wambach received a wonderful send-off by U.S. Soccer, her teammates – and the fans in New Orleans.  The only thing that appeared to taint the evening was a 1-0 loss to a … More Wambach’s Remarks Show There’s A Divide in U.S. Soccer

ANALYSIS: Riverhounds-Crew Affiliation Makes Most Sense for Long-Term

An affiliate partnership announced Wednesday between the Columbus Crew and Pittsburgh Riverhounds strikes me as one that makes a lot of sense for both franchises. But it would be entirely understandable to be skeptical about all of this. That’s because two years ago, I was writing a similar story regarding the Riverhounds first-affiliation with an MLS team, … More ANALYSIS: Riverhounds-Crew Affiliation Makes Most Sense for Long-Term

BREAKING: Riverhounds To Become Affiliate for MLS’ Columbus Crew

Since the Pittsburgh Riverhounds partnership with the Houston Dynamo dissolved after one season in 2014, there was only one other MLS affiliation that made sense. And soon after the Dayton Dutch Lions dropped into the Premier Development League from the USL, the Columbus Crew were without a USL partner. This is an affiliation that makes … More BREAKING: Riverhounds To Become Affiliate for MLS’ Columbus Crew

COMMENTARY: Playing Surface Comes To Forefront Again

In August, after playing at Heinz Field in the first game of the U.S. Women’s National Team’s Victory Tour after winning the World Cup, I had a chance to interview midfielder and team captain — and Cup Final hero Carli Lloyd. As I wrapped up the interview, I had to get one last question about … More COMMENTARY: Playing Surface Comes To Forefront Again

Greensburg CC’s Crouse Helps Lead PSU Women To 1st NCAA Title

  Costa Rican World Cup player Raquel Rodriguez scored the lone goal in the 72nd minute to give Penn State a 1-0 win over Duke for its first NCAA Division I women’s championship on Sunday. Mallory Weber, who led Penn State with 11 assists, set up Rodriguez for her sixth goal of the season. The … More Greensburg CC’s Crouse Helps Lead PSU Women To 1st NCAA Title