Cascadia Cup: In front of a national audience on ESPN with a 66,000 plus crowd last night Seattle beat Portland 3:0 in MLS competition. When will the national mainstream media, both print and electronic, give the sport the recognition it deserves? For instance the LA Times with two teams MLS teams in LA doesn't even list soccer in its sports section banner. Just one of many examples.
NFL Study Finds Link to Dementia: A study commissioned by the National Football League finds that Alzheimer's disease or similar memory-related diseases is diagnosed in former players vastly more often than in the national population -- including a rate 19 times higher for men in their 30s and 40s.