How MLS Made Sure Clint Dempsey Landed In Seattle

SI's Grant Wahl has the tick-tock on how Clint Dempsey ended up a Seattle Sounder, in a deal that caught everyone by surprise. It's a great read for anyone interested in the behind-the-scenes stuff, but I was particularly taken by how much of the dealing wasn't by the Sounders at all. Instead, it's clear that MLS… » 8/05/13 2:21pm 8/05/13 2:21pm

Here's A Goofy Video Clint Dempsey Made With His Furman Teammates

Before becoming America's beacon of soccer opportunity in the English Premier League, Clint Dempsey was a college kid kicking around the pitch at Furman University. Here's a goofy "skills competition" Dempsey and some teammates put together roughly ten years ago. » 7/01/13 2:40pm 7/01/13 2:40pm

Swansea Played The Prettiest Soccer Game Of The Year (And Lost)

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» 4/06/12 2:32pm 4/06/12 2:32pm

Bolton Win One For Muamba

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» 3/28/12 7:18pm 3/28/12 7:18pm

Fabrice Muamba Was Alive And Cracking Jokes After Being "Dead" For 78…

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» 3/23/12 7:45pm 3/23/12 7:45pm

Clint Dempsey Is Officially Too Good For Fulham

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» 3/07/12 4:00pm 3/07/12 4:00pm

The U.S. Beat Italy For The First Time Ever Thanks To This Clint…

With Landon Donovan unfit to take the pitch, the U.S. wasn't given much chance to beat Italy in today's international friendly match in Genoa. But Clint Dempsey—scoring machine for Fulham of late—drew first blood for the Yanks off a timely pass from Jozy Altidore. It was the first non-penalty score by an American… » 2/29/12 4:12pm 2/29/12 4:12pm

Clint Dempsey Is Still Scoring Goals, And This One Was A Tactical Nuke

Don't let this video frame fool you: Clint Dempsey is focused. The Fulham star continues to make his case for being the best American ever to play in the English Premier League, and this strike to put his squad up 2-0 on Stoke City was lethal. It's his 11th goal of the season. Sure, it may have technically been an own … » 2/11/12 10:44am 2/11/12 10:44am

Clint Dempsey Has Issued His Immediate Rebuttal To Landon Donovan's…

Five minutes after we published this paean to Landon Donovan's performance thus far in the Premiership, Clint Dempsey responded with a strike that broke the gridlock and gave Fulham a 1-0 edge on West Bromwich Albion. It's Dempsey's seventh goal in the last three matches at Fulham's home Craven Cottage. [Fox Soccer] » 2/01/12 4:41pm 2/01/12 4:41pm

Landon Donovan Offers A Rebuttal To Clint Dempsey Fans Worldwide

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Clint Dempsey Is Better At Soccer Than You, And Every Other American…

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Here's Clint Dempsey's Hat Trick Today, The First-Ever By An American In …

Our own Luke O'Brien predicted in August a big season for American midfielder Clint Dempsey as he started his sixth season playing for Fulham in the EPL, and the past two weeks have borne that prediction in a big way. Dempsey followed his FA Cup hat trick two weeks ago with another today against Newcastle, the… » 1/21/12 2:06pm 1/21/12 2:06pm