Clint Dempsey Red Carded For Tearing Up Ref's Notebook

The Portland Timbers met the Seattle Sounders last night in the U.S. Open Cup. The game ended 3-1, with Portland scoring the three goals and Seattle losing three men to red cards while finishing the match with just seven players on the pitch thanks to a late injury after they had already used all their subs. As you… » 6/17/15 11:02am 6/17/15 11:02am

American Hero Clint Dempsey Gives Up Shirt For Kid's Popcorn

Clint Dempsey was craving some popcorn after the Seattle Sounders' game against Houston last night, so he gave his jersey to a kid in the stands in exchange for free reign at a bucket of popcorn. Also, anyone in the vicinity interested in seeing a shirtless Clint Dempsey got that view at no extra charge. » 8/11/14 2:24pm 8/11/14 2:24pm

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