A Family in Blue…

Lawrence family joins the ranks of new Sporting KC soccer fans| Liz Weslander November 21, 2011 Photo by Mike Yoder The Urban family are big fans of Sporting Kansas City, a Major League Soccer team. Julie and her husband Brandon cheer at home with their children, from left, Ben 10; Molly, 2; and Grace,… Continue reading A Family in Blue…


Soccer vs Football

The Free Beer Movement recently posted a controversial article about using the word “soccer” to refer to the sport when played in the United States (and Canada). I was pleasantly surprised and hugely appreciative to see such an influential soccer blog take such a stance. Since coming back from my 10-year(ish) hiatus from soccer, I… Continue reading Soccer vs Football


Espinoza embodies the American dream

This article brought tears to my eyes. I've been an Espinoza fan for awhile now, but had never heard his story.You all know my passion for Honduras, and my compassion for latino immigrants in the U.S. So I'm sure you understand why this story touches me. I have also heard that every time Roger visits… Continue reading Espinoza embodies the American dream

Craftiness, Soccer

Sneak Peek – Sporting Scarf

In preparation for the upcoming Grand Opening of LiveStrong Sporting Park, new home of Sporting Kansas City (Wizards), I'm working on a new scarf. It's in the new colors of Sporting Blue and Indigo (baby blue and navy). I'll be in the stands on June 9, cheering on the boys in Azul with my new… Continue reading Sneak Peek – Sporting Scarf

Day in the Life

Manchester United vs. Kansas City Wizards

Since I have been asked how the game was... OMG the game was so much fun! Aaron went with me, which was interesting because he's so anti-sports. But he does at least dislike soccer less than Am Football and baseball :-P. And he brought his camera, so he had a good time taking pics. The… Continue reading Manchester United vs. Kansas City Wizards