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Sports Reporter — Tacoma News Tribune

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

50,000-plus to see healthier Sounders

thenewstribune.com — The Sounders are off the training pitch for another day. The big news (aside from the Blue Angeles occasionally roaring overhead) involved the seemingly improving health of club heading into its Saturday home match against Vancouver -- a match for which more than 50,000 tickets already have been sold.
Jul 30, 2015

50,000-plus to see healthier Sounders: The Sounders are off the training pitch for another day. The big news (... bit.ly/1DTiPqs

Sounders’ Dempsey helps MLS All-Stars topple Tottenham

thenewstribune.com — Wednesday worked out well for Major League Soccer - and for Seattle Sounders FC. MLS won its annual All-Star Game over Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League, 2-1, before a sellout crowd of 18,671 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado.
Jul 30, 2015

Sounders’ Dempsey assists as MLS All-Stars topple Tottenham. thenewstribune.com/sports/soccer/…

Sounders U-23, Pumas among PDL finalists

thenewstribune.com — This just in from the PDL: The PDL announced the finalists for the 2015 PDL Awards on Wednesday, with the league's Most Valuable Player, Young Player of the Year, Defender of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year and Coach of the Year set to be unveiled at Thursday's Championship Dinner, part of the 2015 PDL Championship presented by Nike in Seattle, Wash.
Jul 29, 2015

Sounders U-23, Pumas among PDL finalists: This just in from the PDL: … Click to Continue » bit.ly/1go269K

Clint Dempsey, Chad Marshall to represent Sounders at MLS All-Star match

thenewstribune.com — There will be a Seattle Sounders presence on both sides at 6 p.m. Wednesday when the Major League All-Stars meet Tottenham Hotspur in Commerce City, Colorado. Sounders forward Clint Dempsey and defender Chad Marshall will be on the MLS side, while former Sounders defender DeAndre Yedlin of Seattle will be with the visitors from the English Premier League.
Jul 29, 2015

Clint Dempsey, Chad Marshall to represent #Sounders at #MLS All-Star match tonight: Oba and Ozzie back in Seattle. thenewstribune.com/sports/soccer/…

After eight-year wait, Sounders’ Osvaldo Alonso hopes to visit Cuba in December

thenewstribune.com — When Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso defected from Cuba in June 2006, he feared me might never return home or see his family and friends again. Now with USA-Cuba relations changing, Alonso says he is about to file the paperwork that could allow him to visit Cuba again this December.
Jul 28, 2015

After eight-year wait, Sounders’ Osvaldo Alonso hopes to visit Cuba in December thenewstribune.com/sports/soccer/…

Jul 28, 2015

After eight-year wait, Sounders’ Osvaldo Alonso hopes to visit Cuba in December: When Sounders midfielder Osva... bit.ly/1SdQvLb

Reign’s Yanez NWSL player of week

thenewstribune.com — Here's a report from the club: Seattle Reign FC forward Beverly Yanez has been voted the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 15 of the 2015 NWSL season.
Jul 28, 2015

Reign’s Yanez NWSL player of week: Here’s a report from the club: … Click to Continue » bit.ly/1LV0jWC

Brad Evans returns to Sounders training camp

thenewstribune.com — Central defender Brad Evans was back training with the Seattle Sounders on Monday after completing CONCACAF Gold Cup duty with the United States national team. While away, Evans missed four consecutive Major League Soccer matches while the Sounders went 1-3, including an ongoing run of three consecutive 1-0 losses.
Jul 28, 2015

Brad Evans returns to Sounders; other coming ... soon ... ish. thenewstribune.com/sports/article…

Evans returns: looks back at Gold Cup, ahead to Sounders

thenewstribune.com — Sounders central defender Brad Evans was back training with the team today at Starfire after returning from CONCACAF Gold Cup duty with the U.S. national team. Sounders and USA teammate Clint Dempsey isn't expected to return until Thursday, going directly from Gold Cup duty to Commerce City, Colorado, where he will play in the MLS All-Star Game against Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.
Jul 27, 2015

Evans returns: looks back at Gold Cup, ahead to Sounders: Sounders central defender Brad Evans was back traini... bit.ly/1IDwucD

Reign wins before record crowd

thenewstribune.com — Here's a game report from the club: Seattle Reign FC (8-3-3, 27 pts) completed a regular season series sweep of Portland Thorns FC (3-6-4, 13 pts) with a 3-0 victory over PTFC on Sunday, July 26, in front of a team-record crowd of 6,303 on the Moda Pitch at Memorial Stadium.
Jul 27, 2015

Reign wins before record crowd: Here’s a game report from the club: … Click to Continue » bit.ly/1geZMSv

Soccer Sunday: MLS, Reign, Gold Cup

thenewstribune.com — The Sounders are taking what must seem an extra-long flight back from Montreal today, but there's plenty more soccer for the rest of us. There are a couple of MLS games on TV, each interesting in its own way: expansionists Orlando City at New York City at 11:30 a.m.
Jul 26, 2015

Soccer Sunday: MLS, Reign, Gold Cup: The Sounders are taking what must seem an extra-long flight back from Mon... bit.ly/1IyuPoz

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Jul 30, 2015

50,000-plus to see healthier Sounders: The Sounders are off the training pitch for another day. The big news (... bit.ly/1DTiPqs

Jul 30, 2015

RT @ModeratelyKevin: @donruiztnt @KurtLarSUN Teams meet 4 times (potentially more) still. This rivalry is good, but has yet to get heated. This could do it

Jul 30, 2015

Sounders say more than 50,000 tickets sold for Whitecaps on Saturday.

Jul 30, 2015

Pineda says Saturday offers Sounders a chance to prove they can be better.

Jul 30, 2015

We are used to train noise after Starfire. But today: the Blue Angles (Louder but cooler.)

Jul 30, 2015

No promises but sounds like Dempsey, Marshall, Frei expected for Saturday. No timeline for Oba but progressing" and "sooner now than later."

Jul 30, 2015

Sounders’ Dempsey assists as MLS All-Stars topple Tottenham. thenewstribune.com/sports/soccer/…

Jul 30, 2015

@DerekMYoung @jasonlonglaughs Listening to Garber sure sounds like East-v-West by 2018, which I believe is next available game.

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