We used to be in there, now we’re out here
Tod Leiweke’s departure was inevitable. As usual, his tenure was relatively brief – seven years in Seattle — but quite successful, despite what some uninformed and currently bitter Seahawk fans might think. Leiweke made the Seahawks popular again, helped push them over the top – if ever so briefly – and, as his last act, brought [...]
If there’s one thing the powers that be here at OTPB can decide on, it’s a general disinterest in soccer. Sure, I’ve covered a few MLS games, a couple of old-school Sounders matches, even some of the international friendlies that have blown through Seattle, but I must admit that soccer does nothing for me. However, [...]
Reason No. 3,127 why Major League Soccer will forever be a fringe sport: placing your brand-new team, the one that has managed to sell 30,000-plus tickets, and having it play the initial game of the season on the first day of the NCAA Tournament. Huh? In what way does this make any sense? Oh, of [...]
This is a guest post from our buddy Paul, the only person we know who actually cares about soccer. So, we let him talk about Seattle’s newest club, the MLS Sounders FC. Seattle Sounders FC, Major League Soccer’s newest franchise, kicks off its inaugural season March 19 at Qwest Field against the New York Red [...]
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