Archives: Olympics

The Torture Of The Morning After

Posted on by Earl Reed

Beep…Beep…Beep…Beep…Beep…Beep. The morning breaks, and that scenario described by the recently departed Davy Jones in the song, “Daydream Believer,” unravels. The feet are placed on the floor, maybe a stretch of the arms, and then it hits you. “<Insert expletive>, … Continue reading

Reaction: El Salvador Sneaks 90+ Minute Goal to Eliminate US

Posted on by Robert Hay

Tonight the U.S. was dumped out of the 2012 Olympics in heart breaking fashion, giving up a very late goal in stoppage time that knotted the score at 3-3.  The U.S. finished third in Group A and, as a result, … Continue reading

Canada Shocks Yanks 2-0 in Olympic Qualifier

Posted on by Robert Hay

(Note: we were unable to do a post-game chat for this game at the last minute; however, please join us Monday for the critical last group stage match and post-game analysis) All of the warm fuzzies after Thursday’s thrashing of … Continue reading

Post Game Analysis: Cuba v. USA U-23 Qualifier

Posted on by Robert Hay

Be here at 11 PM EDT on Thursday, March 22 to join our post-match analysis of the USA v. Cuba U-23 Olympic qualifier.

MLS Talk and the U.S. Men’s U-23 Qualifiers

Posted on by Robert Hay

We here at MLS Talk are guilty of one thing: we like to try new things.  We’ve had some successes and failures over the years, but we are trying new ways to not only provide important information about the matches … Continue reading

American/Canadian Based Olympians in Men’s Football

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Olympic squads were finalized today. Here are the MLS, USL and NCAA based players as well a list of former MLS players particpating. Michael Boxall/New Zealand Craig Henderson/New Zealand Chris Seitz/USA Mo Edu/USA Marvell Wynne/USA Patrick Ianni/USA Michael Parkhurst/USA Stuart … Continue reading