South Regional final: Duke 31, Gonzaga 26 at halftime
The Blue Devils took an early 11-6 lead following a fast-break layup by Jahil Okafor and two consecutive short-range shots from guard Tyus Jones. A swished 3-pointer from the left corner by Matt Jones stretched Duke's advantage to 14-6 with 15 minutes, 30 seconds left in the first half in the South Regional final Sunday at NRG Stadium.
Me parecieron muy interesantes las respuestas que Cindy Parlow y Carla Overbeck ofrecieron a las dos preguntas que les hice en clase ayer. En primer lugar, les pregunté si ellas creían que el fútbol nos ofrece lecciones de vida. En segundo lugar, les pregunté si para ellas, en tanto entrenadoras y ex jugadoras, les parecía que la relación jugadora-entrenador es diferente cuando entrena un hombre o una mujer.
El programa de Español de Duke, a través del curso para undergrads ROMST395, tiene un proyecto para el semestre: crear y organizar una liga de fútbol para jóvenes latinos de Durham. La iniciativa naciócomo parte del creciente y mutuo apoyo del programa de Español de Duke y la comunidad latina de Durham.
The Bantams are still punching above their weight. After knocking Arsenal out of the Capital One Cup, Bradford have now put Aston Villa on the back foot with a stunning 3-1 win in last night's semi-final first-leg at Valley Parade last night. Striker Nahki Wells gave the League Two side a first-half lead, and centre-back [.
The pressure is mounting on Roberto Mancini. Ahoy! Carlos Tevez comes in like a knight in grimy
armour to save the Etihad from becoming a Superfund site. He's very much needed now as City and Utd
duke it out for the only meaningful title left, the Premiership.
Sporting went up through Matias Fernandez and then added another through Rip Van Winkle .
We've already seen The Ox and Jordan Henderson duke it out, Jamie RedknappÂ
have a go and nearly smash a bloody expensive-looking vase and now the latest
contender to pick up the baton and give the FA's tennis ball Keepy Uppy Challenge a whirl is sloshy
Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson.
Roaring Royal A few months late, this video has risen to prominence after being spotted by the
Birmingham Mail. It shows Aston Villa fan Prince William appearing to let out a hysterical laugh
when asked about Alex McLeish on the day the former Birmingham boss took charge at Villa Park last
August. The Duke of [.
TheÂ Hermann Trophy winners announced Friday night in St. Louis had something going for them:
precedent. Senior midfielder Teresa Noyola is the third Stanford player in as many years to win the
women's trophy; Duke junior forward Andrew Wenger followed in the footsteps of his head coach, John
Kerr, who won the men's trophy while [.
Teresa Noyola scored from point-blank range Sunday to help top-ranked Stanford beat No. 3 Duke
1-0 and give the Cardinal their first NCAA women's soccer title after three consecutive attempts.
It was the perfect finish to Stanford's unbeaten season.
Stanford seniors Noyola, Camille Levin, Kristy Zuhmehlen and Lindsay Taylor finished their
college careers with a record of 95-4-4.
Stanford and Duke advanced to Sunday's national championship game of the NCAA Women's College Cup
with three-goal victories in both semifinals on Friday night. Stanford defeated Florida State 3-0
in the first match, and Duke ran out 4-1 victors over Wake Forest. This year's College Cup was
located at Kennesaw State University's new soccer-specific stadium, about 30 minutes northwest of
There is plenty of TV action this week including an ACC matchup that features #1 Florida State vs #2 Duke on Thursday evening. On Sunday you can see #13 Mizzou as they travel to South Carolina for an SEC Conference game.
From Seminole Soccer Top-ranked Florida State (6-0-0) begins the defense of its conference championship this week as the Seminoles open ACC play welcoming No.
The Sounders U23 team will have a very familiar look to it when they begin play in May. The team
just announced that Jamael Cox, Nick Palodichuk and Sean Okoli will join previously signed Darwin
Jones, DeAndre Yedlin and Troy Peterson as Sounders Academy alumni who will suit up in Rave
The three most recent signings are especially significant for various reasons.
The Seattle Sounders have added a PDL team to their youth development program, partnering with
the Tacoma Tide and rebranding the team as Sounders FC U-23. The team will be coached by current
Sounders academy director Darren Sawatzky and play somewhere in Pierce County, although a permanent
home has not yet been determined.
It appears that Montreal Impact coach Jesse Marsch knew what he was doing with No. 1 overall
2012 MLS SuperDraft pick Andrew Wenger all along.
Rewarded with his second straight start at forward, Wenger responded with a classy goal and a
90-minute outing in Montreal's 4-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders to earn SBI MLS Rookie of the
When Andrew Wenger was selected with the first pick in the 2012 MLS Draft, the biggest question
about him was what was his best position.
A standout defender, midfielder and forward at Duke, Wenger made a good case for being able to
score goals in the pros when he delivered a classy finish on what wound up being the game-winning
goal in Montreal's 2-1 victory against TFC on Saturday.
Oh SuperDraft Eve. You have to love the excitement surrounding a draft.
So many things can happen though between now and tomorrow afternoon. Teams will be wheeling and
dealing all night in hopes of either moving up in the draft, finding some decent talent outside the
draft in a trade, or just hoping that the one special player you've had your eye on since December
is still available.
Kelyn Rowe signs his MLS deal. (Photo via UCLA athletics)
The 2012 Generation adidas class is a little more than half way there. Before Christmas we had
Darren Mattocks (Akron), Chandler Hoffman (UCLA), Andrew Wenger (Duke) and Sam Garza (UCSB) sign
their GA deals with the league. It appears one more can be added to that list in the form of UCLA
midfielder Kelyn Rowe.
In this report for Fox Soccer regarding various news and notes from the MLS SuperDraft, Ives
Galarcep reported the following: "The Houston Dynamo continue to negotiate with Academy product
and US Under-23 national team defender Sebastian Ibeagha but have yet to reach an agreement with
the Duke standout.
Omar Salgado contributed a goal and an assist during the Blue team's 3-3 tie against the
As part of its first training camp of the new year, the Under-20 Men's National Team played an
intrasquad scrimmage yesterday. The game ended in a 3-3 tie between the Red and Blue teams, three
goals coming on each side of the half.
The MLS SuperDraft is Thursday, Jan. 12 and for a few players in camp, it's the day they could
finally realize a childhood dream of turning professional. Two players in camp have had their name
tossed around in the various mock drafts building up to tomorrow's big event in Kansas City.
Defender Andrew Wenger out of Duke traveled to the Midwest to be a part of the proceedings and
forward Kelyn Rowe out of UCLA will be watching events unfold from his hotel room here in Southern
We told you it was coming, and here it is (no Teal Bunbury visit to Bolton now?). Olympic boss
Caleb Porter is now on the job and has summoned 28 players to Florida pre-Christmas. There are
several new faces, including Freddy Adu, Will Bruin, two keepers fresh off EPL training visits a
pair of Duke players and the re-emergence of Bryan Arguez.
Another week, another college team tumbles from the top spot in the nation.
Duke upset new SBI No.1 North Carolina, 2-1, on Friday night with a late goal from freshman Cameron Moseley. UNC's Tyler Engel scored the lone goal for the Tar Heels in the first half, but Duke senior Sean Davis scored a spectacular free kick to level the score in the 75th minute.
Wojciech Szczesny is undoubtedly the best goalkeeper that Arsenal have got in the squad, and since he came back from injury and replaced Vito Mannone, the Gunners have benefited and been much better defensively. There have been calls, however, for Arsenal to bring in another keeper, with more experience, to push the Polish international and help him learn from the older player in training.
With the second weekend of the men's NCAA Division 1 soccer tournament set to kick off this weekend, 2 teams with former Juniors on their rosters are still alive in the tournament. Christian Duke and San Diego and Eric De Julio and Chris Tuso at Creighton.
Duke and San Diego won their first round match up over Cal State Northridge in extra time after tying 1-1 through regulation.
BLACKSBURG, Va. â€“ After a hard fought battle, the No. 15 Virginia Tech women's soccer team fell to the No. 9 Duke Blue Devils, 3-2 in overtime Thursday night at Thompson Field. Tech took the lead early and stuck with it despite falling behind, but Duke found the back of the net first in overtime to take the win.
CHARLOTTESVILLE â€“ Makenzy Doniak's goal in the 88th minute broke a scoreless draw and gave No. 3 Virginia a 1-0 win over No. 5 Duke on Sunday in front of 1,589 fans at KlÃ¶ckner Stadium. It was the first ranked-win of the season for the Cavaliers (10-2-1, 3-1-1 ACC), while the Blue Devils (8-3-1, 2-2-1) suffered their second road loss of the season to a top-five team.
U.S. U-20 WNT forward Kelly Cobb is making history as the first player from the state of Alaska
to make a U.S. Women's World Cup Team. The Duke striker scored 11 goals with nine assists during a
banner freshman year last season and at 5-foot-9 with speed and strength is a handful for any
Turns out that Cobb is also quite the outdoorswoman.
The Philadelphia 76ers surprised a lot of people in the 2012 National Basketball Association
playoffs, partially due to Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose suffering an injury that knocked
him out of the series. Veteran power forward Elton Brand was a catalyst for the team's progression
over the course of the year and helped the Sixers almost upset the Boston Celtics, who nearly made
the NBA Finals.
You might have caught wind of reports that the Portland Timbers were getting ready to sign 20
year-old left back Juan David Duque out of Colombia. Stumptown Footy had solid looking reports up
on January 25 and February 1. Here we are on February 8 though and still no Juan David Duque inking
No. 1 selection Andrew WengerU.S. Soccer Communications
U.S. Under-23 defender and U.S. Soccer Development Academy alum Andrew Wenger out of Duke was the
top selection by the Montreal Impact during Thursday's MLS SuperDraft held at the NSCAA Convention
in Kansas City. Three of the first five selections in the draft had Development Academy ties.