Ford Field would host Detroit MLS team

Ford Field would host Detroit MLS team

Reactions have been mixed from the soccer community amidst news that Detroit fans would be headed indoors if Major League Soccer awards the city a team. The bid being led by Dan Gilbert and Tom Gores submitted earlier this year was surprisingly amended to list Ford Field as what would be the home of the […]

Detroit committee aims to land major sporting events

Detroit committee aims to land major sporting events

Major players in the Detroit sports scene met Wednesday afternoon in an effort to bring a number of big events to the Motor City. Olympia Entertainment CEO Tom Wilson, Pistons Vice Chairman Arn Tellem and Lions President Rod Wood are among those that have joined the newly formed Detroit Sports Organizing Corp. that met during a […]

U.S. advances to knockout stage at FIFA U-17 World Cup India

The U.S. will take on Paraguay as they look to advance to the FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinals.

U.S. advances to knockout stage at FIFA U-17 World Cup India

There’s a World Cup going on, and the United States is in it. The U.S. lost to Colombia 3-1 on Thursday, but wins in the team’s first two matches ensured advancement out of the group stage at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India.  Colombia, Ghana and the U.S. all took six points and will […]

Bruce Arena resigns as USMNT coach; U.S. likely to play several Nov. friendlies

While U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati did not resign Friday, he said an interim coach would be named in the coming weeks.

Bruce Arena resigns as USMNT coach; U.S. likely to play several Nov. friendlies

Take your time, U.S. Soccer. The federation should be in no rush to find Bruce Arena’s replacement after a statement announcing his resignation as USMNT head coach was released Friday morning. Here’s the full statement from the official website: It is the greatest privilege for any coach to manage their country‚Äôs National Team, and as […]

Trinidad and Tomorrow: Assessing U.S. Soccer’s damaged present and future

Bruce Arena? Gone. Sunil Gulati? Gone. Fox Sport's investment? Gone. It's time to take at look at the future of U.S. Soccer and who's part of it.

Trinidad and Tomorrow: Assessing U.S. Soccer’s damaged present and future

Merriam-Webster defines a natural disaster as “a sudden and terrible event in nature (such as a hurricane, tornado, or flood) that usually results in serious damage and many deaths.”  Tuesday night at Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva checked off some of those boxes, but make no mistake, the disaster U.S. Soccer endured was anything but natural. […]

Michigan Top Team’s Cody Stamann continues rise with UFC 216 win

The Michigan featherweight knocked off one of MMA's biggest prospects in Las Vegas Saturday night.

Michigan Top Team’s Cody Stamann continues rise with UFC 216 win

Cody Stamann dominated in the wrestling department enough to derail one of MMA’s brightest prospects Saturday night.  Stamann, a 27-year-old with Michigan Top Team, rode a dominant second round to score a split decision victory over fellow bantamweight Tom Duquesnoy in the featured bout of Saturday night’s UFC 216 prelims on FX. Two judges gave […]

Under the Lights: Previewing Michigan vs. Michigan State

by Topher Nowak Special to The Pit In-state rivals the Michigan State Spartans head to The Big House to take on the Michigan Wolverines under the lights for the first time ever at the Michigan Stadium. Unfortunately for the Wolverines, they will look to seek revenge from the 2015 last second 27-23 loss against Michigan […]