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No clear winner in latest McKalla Place soccer debate
 If McKalla Place is the right place for Major League Soccer in Austin, a number of skeptics still need to be convinced. Three weeks from a critical City Council meeting, speakers squared off Thursday night in point/counterpoint style about whether Austin should swing a stadium deal with Precourt Sports Ventures to move Columbus Crew SC into...

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If McKalla Place is the right place for Major League Soccer in Austin, a number of skeptics still need to be convinced. Three weeks from a critical City Council meeting, speakers squared off Thursday night in point/counterpoint style about whether Austin should swing a stadium deal with Precourt Sports Ventures to move Columbus Crew SC into...
Austin posts 24 top-3 finishes in World Cup TV ratings
 Austin pulled the fourth-highest overall television ratings among metered markets for the World Cup soccer tournament on FOX. The Austin market averaged a 3.2 Nielsen number on KTBC and Fox Sports 1 for the 64 matches, just a shade below Miami (3.2) and San Francisco (3.3). Washington D.C. drew the top rating of 3.8, according to Jenn Inglesino...

Posted: 2 days ago

Austin pulled the fourth-highest overall television ratings among metered markets for the World Cup soccer tournament on FOX. The Austin market averaged a 3.2 Nielsen number on KTBC and Fox Sports 1 for the 64 matches, just a shade below Miami (3.2) and San Francisco (3.3). Washington D.C. drew the top rating of 3.8, according to Jenn Inglesino...
Tigres brings big guns to Dell for Mexican soccer friendly
 On a Sunday when the World Cup takes a break, some familiar names from soccer’s last showcase will be on display at Dell Diamond. Tigres UANL will take on Pachuca in a Liga MX friendly, and powerful Tigres is expected to be featuring 2014 World Cup forwards Enner Valencia of Ecuador and Eduardo Vargas of Chile. Forward Andre Pierre...

Posted: 13 days ago

On a Sunday when the World Cup takes a break, some familiar names from soccer’s last showcase will be on display at Dell Diamond. Tigres UANL will take on Pachuca in a Liga MX friendly, and powerful Tigres is expected to be featuring 2014 World Cup forwards Enner Valencia of Ecuador and Eduardo Vargas of Chile. Forward Andre Pierre...
Soccer: Tigres, Pachuca hold public workouts in Round Rock today
 Ahead of Sunday’s match at Dell Diamond, two Liga MX teams will work out Saturday at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex in Old Settlers Park. The practices for Tigres UANL and Pachuca are open to the public, free of charge. Tigres will be on the field from 5-7 p.m., and Pachuca will go from 7-9 p.m. “It’s a good chance...

Posted: 13 days ago

Ahead of Sunday’s match at Dell Diamond, two Liga MX teams will work out Saturday at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex in Old Settlers Park. The practices for Tigres UANL and Pachuca are open to the public, free of charge. Tigres will be on the field from 5-7 p.m., and Pachuca will go from 7-9 p.m. “It’s a good chance...
Express closer R.J. Alvarez turns high heat into All-Star stuff
 When R.J. Alvarez isn’t closing games for the Round Rock Express, he probably can be found deep sea fishing back home in South Florida. The Pacific Coast League’s saves leader, voted into the Triple-A All-Star game next Wednesday, owns a boat and finds both challenge and relaxation in the salt waters of the Atlantic Ocean. &ldquo...

Posted: 14 days ago

When R.J. Alvarez isn’t closing games for the Round Rock Express, he probably can be found deep sea fishing back home in South Florida. The Pacific Coast League’s saves leader, voted into the Triple-A All-Star game next Wednesday, owns a boat and finds both challenge and relaxation in the salt waters of the Atlantic Ocean. &ldquo...
Express prepare for large fireworks crowd tonight
 The Round Rock Express are expecting a sellout crowd for their Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza Tuesday night and urging fans to arrive early at Dell Diamond. As of mid-afternoon, only a limited amount of tickets remain. More than 11,000 have been sold, and the crowd should hit the 12,000 mark for a game against the Colorado Springs...

Posted: 17 days ago

The Round Rock Express are expecting a sellout crowd for their Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza Tuesday night and urging fans to arrive early at Dell Diamond. As of mid-afternoon, only a limited amount of tickets remain. More than 11,000 have been sold, and the crowd should hit the 12,000 mark for a game against the Colorado Springs...
City Council pushes forward on soccer at McKalla Place
 The Austin City Council’s decision Friday to enter into negotiations with a Major League Soccer owner left soccer proponents optimistic the city was moving closer to landing its first top-level sports franchise — even though the council-approved process will take another month to play out. Thursday night’s and Friday morning&rsquo...

Posted: 21 days ago

The Austin City Council’s decision Friday to enter into negotiations with a Major League Soccer owner left soccer proponents optimistic the city was moving closer to landing its first top-level sports franchise — even though the council-approved process will take another month to play out. Thursday night’s and Friday morning&rsquo...
Austin’s MLS/McKalla Place soccer agenda gets City Council approval
 The Austin City Council passed two resolutions early Friday that left soccer proponents optimistic that the city was moving closer to landing its first major-league sports franchise — even though the council-approved process will take another month to play out. Thursday night’s and Friday morning’s 18-hour marathon...

Posted: 22 days ago

The Austin City Council passed two resolutions early Friday that left soccer proponents optimistic that the city was moving closer to landing its first major-league sports franchise — even though the council-approved process will take another month to play out. Thursday night’s and Friday morning’s 18-hour marathon...
Austin City Council keeps MLS hopes alive
 Austin still doesn’t have a Major League Soccer team. But a feeling of inevitability is starting to take hold, even though this match is headed to extra time. Both resolutions involving MLS and a stadium at McKalla Place were easily passed by the City Council early Friday morning after a nearly 18-hour marathon. The results...

Posted: 22 days ago

Austin still doesn’t have a Major League Soccer team. But a feeling of inevitability is starting to take hold, even though this match is headed to extra time. Both resolutions involving MLS and a stadium at McKalla Place were easily passed by the City Council early Friday morning after a nearly 18-hour marathon. The results...
Express closer Alvarez makes PCL All-Star team

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Relief pitcher R.J. Alvarez will represent the Round Rock Express in the Triple-A All-Star game July 11 in Columbus, Ohio. Alvarez, a 27-year-old closer, leads the Pacific Coast League with 15 saves and is second to Lehigh Valley’s Pedro Beato in all of Triple-A ball with 21 saves. Alvarez will be making his first career All-Star appearance...
A long day’s night shaping up for Austin City Council’s MLS votes
 One of the beauties of soccer matches is they move quickly and are over in under two hours. That will not be the case Thursday when the Austin City Council takes up the hotly debated McKalla Place/soccer topic at its final meeting before a six-week summer break. The council is expected to go deep into the night to vote on two proposals...

Posted: 23 days ago

One of the beauties of soccer matches is they move quickly and are over in under two hours. That will not be the case Thursday when the Austin City Council takes up the hotly debated McKalla Place/soccer topic at its final meeting before a six-week summer break. The council is expected to go deep into the night to vote on two proposals...
Mayor Adler encouraged about Austin’s MLS shot after council session
 Two days before the City Council takes a pair of critical votes toward the future of Major League Soccer in Austin, Mayor Steve Adler said he is optimistic a deal can be made to build a stadium at McKalla Place. “We have to assess the risk factor and try to take as much uncertainty out of it as possible, but I still believe MLS is the...

Posted: 23 days ago

Two days before the City Council takes a pair of critical votes toward the future of Major League Soccer in Austin, Mayor Steve Adler said he is optimistic a deal can be made to build a stadium at McKalla Place. “We have to assess the risk factor and try to take as much uncertainty out of it as possible, but I still believe MLS is the...
Mayor Adler encouraged about Austin’s MLS shot after council session
 Two days before the City Council takes a pair of critical votes toward the future of Major League Soccer in Austin, Mayor Steve Adler said he is optimistic a deal can be made to build a stadium at McKalla Place. “We have to assess the risk factor and try to take as much uncertainty out of it as possible, but I still believe MLS is the...

Posted: 23 days ago

Two days before the City Council takes a pair of critical votes toward the future of Major League Soccer in Austin, Mayor Steve Adler said he is optimistic a deal can be made to build a stadium at McKalla Place. “We have to assess the risk factor and try to take as much uncertainty out of it as possible, but I still believe MLS is the...
Crew MLS owner Precourt has message for Austin
 Columbus Crew SC operator/investor Anthony Precourt sent the following statement to the American-Statesman ahead of the important Austin City Council meeting on Thursday when votes will be conducted on two resolutions involving a potential stadium at McKalla Place. —- As we enter into this important week with regard to bringing Major...

Posted: 27 days ago

Columbus Crew SC operator/investor Anthony Precourt sent the following statement to the American-Statesman ahead of the important Austin City Council meeting on Thursday when votes will be conducted on two resolutions involving a potential stadium at McKalla Place. —- As we enter into this important week with regard to bringing Major...
City Council votes next week could determine fate of MLS in Austin
 For eight months, a Major League Soccer owner and the city of Austin have kicked the ball around on a potential move from one state capital to another. After more twists and turns than a dicey World Cup match, Austin’s long soccer saga could reach the knockout stage Thursday with two City Council votes. One stadium resolution, if passed...

Posted: 27 days ago

For eight months, a Major League Soccer owner and the city of Austin have kicked the ball around on a potential move from one state capital to another. After more twists and turns than a dicey World Cup match, Austin’s long soccer saga could reach the knockout stage Thursday with two City Council votes. One stadium resolution, if passed...
City Council votes next week could determine fate of MLS in Austin
 For eight months, a Major League Soccer owner and the city of Austin have kicked the ball around on a potential move from one state capital to another. After more twists and turns than a dicey World Cup match, Austin’s long soccer saga could reach the knockout stage Thursday with two City Council votes. One stadium resolution, if passed...

Posted: 27 days ago

For eight months, a Major League Soccer owner and the city of Austin have kicked the ball around on a potential move from one state capital to another. After more twists and turns than a dicey World Cup match, Austin’s long soccer saga could reach the knockout stage Thursday with two City Council votes. One stadium resolution, if passed...
Austin loves World Cup soccer, TV ratings show
 For a city without a pro soccer team on the pitch, Austin shows an enormous appetite for the World Cup. Austin was tied for second place among all metered U.S. television markets through the first six days of the tournament, according to a Fox Sports spokesman. Only Washington, D.C., with a 3.35 average Nielsen rating, was ahead of Austin...

Posted: 29 days ago

For a city without a pro soccer team on the pitch, Austin shows an enormous appetite for the World Cup. Austin was tied for second place among all metered U.S. television markets through the first six days of the tournament, according to a Fox Sports spokesman. Only Washington, D.C., with a 3.35 average Nielsen rating, was ahead of Austin...
Arranca la Copa Mundial en Rusia, sin Estados Unidos
 La Copa del Mundo comenzó el jueves 14 en Moscú sin caras familiares como Estados Unidos, Italia, Holanda y Chile. Por otro lado, el campeón actual, Alemania, está salado como siempre. Brasil es el que tiene más talento. España está cargada, incluso con el extraño cambio de entrenador...

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La Copa del Mundo comenzó el jueves 14 en Moscú sin caras familiares como Estados Unidos, Italia, Holanda y Chile. Por otro lado, el campeón actual, Alemania, está salado como siempre. Brasil es el que tiene más talento. España está cargada, incluso con el extraño cambio de entrenador...
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