The First Round of the US Open Cup is (mostly) in the books. Here is a recap and commentary of our pick'em picks, how certain teams fared, and certain pick'em teams fared.
David Geno introduces himself to the team with a double brace (hat trick with a cherry on top?) as the Sounders take care of business in round one.
The big club is providing an audio stream of today's audition of Cheney Stadium and Tacoma as a possible USL Pro team location.
Sunday's Sounders Reserve game is meant to serve as a test case for the market in an attempt to gauge interest.
As the Sounders look at local cities, like Tacoma, they are also in contact with current USL Pro teams about partnering. This last week their talks with Phoenix FC Wolves were publicly confirmed.
The South Sound PDL club takes on US Amateur Soccer Association team Doxa Italia in their quest to take on the big boys in the 100th US Open Cup.
The recent success of DeAndre Yedlin and now Jordan Morris is not forcing a change in philosophy, but is instead a 'gratifying' symbol that things are working. Change in that philosophy may be coming soon.
Will Bates would also knock in a poached goal on a corner for goal two. The result puts the Reserves are now 1-1-1 in their tiny season.
Sigi Schmid once coached a U-20 World Cup squad. Chris Henderson was on the U-20 National team. Both of them spoke about what faces DeAndre Yedlin and Jordan Morris.
Traditional scorer Jordan Morris only notched an assist on Saturday and did not play Sunday. That left the show to two players who will be forces in the 2013-14 USSDA season.
Three people with ties to the Seattle Sounders could potentially be heading to Turkey for the U20 World Cup this summer.
After today's practice General Manager and minority owner Adrian Hanauer spoke with Sounder at Heart about what he hopes to learn from the Sounders Reserve match at the Tacoma Rainiers' Cheney Stadium.