The News Tribune beat reporter for Seattle Sounders FC soccer since their expansion season. Also some coverage of Seattle and Pierce County sports.

Tacoma Stars, MASL downplay eastern defections

thenewstribune.com — Don't worry, Tacoma Stars fans - the club and the Major Arena Soccer League are alive and well and planning for the 2016-17 season. The issue arose this week with the news that Baltimore Blast owner Ed Hale is moving his MASL champions into a new league of his own creation: The Indoor Professional League.

Copa America trophy making rounds in Seattle

Copa America trophy making rounds in Seattle
thenewstribune.com — The Seattle Sounders trained at CenturyLink Field today, and gleaming off to the side of the pitch was the Copa America Centenario trophy.

Sounders still seeking quality transfer addition

National team Sounders could miss East Coast trip

National team Sounders could miss East Coast trip
thenewstribune.com — Seattle Sounders forwards Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris and defender Brad Evans are included in the United States national team preliminary roster for Copa America Centenario. Major League Soccer is going dark for a couple of weeks this summer during the tournament, but coach Sigi Schmid said national team training could cost Seattle players during a two-game trip May 28 at New England and June 1 at D.C.

Copa calls could cost Sounders two road matches

Copa calls could cost Sounders two road matches
thenewstribune.com — Sounders Clint Dempsey, Jordan Morris and Brad Evans are included in the United States national team preliminary roster for Copa America Centenario. Major League Soccer is going dark for a couple of weeks for the start of the tournament, but coach Sigi Schmid said the training camp could cost Seattle some of its players during a two-game trip May 28 and June 1 to New England and D.C.

Reign beats champs, Shock women win, men lose

Reign beats champs, Shock women win, men lose
thenewstribune.com — South Sound Shock FC lost its Evergreen Premier League Washington opener to the Vancouver Victory today at Harry Lang Field in Lakewood, 2-1. The Shock had opened the scoring with a goal from JJ Schmeck. assisted by Derek Johnson.

Soccer Sunday: Shock, Reign, S2, TV

Soccer Sunday: Shock, Reign, S2, TV
thenewstribune.com — This day got off to a watchable start with the English Premier League. But there's plenty more soccer ahead -- watching from your living room or local pitches. MLS has a couple of interesting TV games: Portland-Toronto at 12:30 on ESPN and SKC-Galaxy at 5 p.m. on FS1.

Streaking Morris could lead to streaking Sounders

Streaking Morris could lead to streaking Sounders
thenewstribune.com — Seattle Sounders players and coaches said it time and again: Once rookie Jordan Morris broke through with his first goal, others would follow in bunches. They seem to have been right about that, as Morris scored his third goal in as many games Saturday to send the Sounders past the Columbus Crew, 1-0, at CenturyLink Field.

Late Morris goal gives Sounders 1-0 win

Late Morris goal gives Sounders 1-0 win
thenewstribune.com — The bottom line: After a game characterized by plenty of missed chances from both teams, Jordan Morris finally knocked in a late goal to give Seattle a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew before a crowd of 39,473 at CenturyLink Field.

Sounders lineup changes again for Crew

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May 05, 2016

RT @MLS: Sunday will be an extra special Mother's Day for Servando Carrasco: soc.cr/4ntx9Y pic.twitter.com/OSrmv3bMLs

May 05, 2016

Copa America trophy making rounds in Seattle: Will be on public display in area through SaturdaySix Sounders ... bit.ly/23sZicp

May 05, 2016

Not this year for Sounders' Chris Henderson and Ante Razov. twitter.com/ussoccer/statu…

May 05, 2016

Timbers forward Fanendo Adi voted MLS Player of the Month. Three goals and one assist in April.

May 05, 2016

Reign FC signs defender Paige Nielsen, 2016 University of North Carolina graduate and 25th overall pick in 2016 NWSL College Draft.

May 05, 2016

Watch Victor Mansaray's save at Sounders training: Homegrown forward Victor Mansaray stops teammate Aaron Kov... bit.ly/1O0e6O7

May 05, 2016

CenturyLink Field wrap-around reader board scoreboard will make debut Saturday night for Sounders-Quakes. pic.twitter.com/r2yINcEqzL


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