Guest Column

Guest Column

MLS set to face toughest rivals: LIGA MX in CONCACAF Champion’s League

Red Bulls toppled Tijuana in Mexico to win the first leg. Is this the year MLS teams will beat Liga MX clubs.

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Guest Column

How will US soccer handle El Tri’s summer broadcast invasion?

The USMNT isn’t going to the World Cup and Fox Sports will be broadcasting El Tri in much of its stead. How will that affect U.S. Soccer going forward?

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Here lies John Morton, signer of the Declaration of Independence

The grave of a signer of the Declaration of Independence lies not far from Talen Energy Stadium. One Union fan notices it when driving to games, and he shares details on the life and final burial place of one John Morton.

Studs Up

Studs up: An open letter to an open response to an open letter

PSP’s most notorious reader gets another turn at the mic, sounding off on Jay Sugarman and Earnie Stewart and all those music quotes PSP readers keep sharing.

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An open response from Jay Sugarman

Philadelphia Union majority owner Jay Sugarman responds to PSP’s call for him to improve the Union or sell the team. Read his open letter to PSP, which he sent to PSP Wednesday night.

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Studs Up

Studs up: Seven things I think I think

PSP’s most notorious commenter finally gets his first guest column about the Union. It’s just as caustic, smart and brutally spot on as you’d expect from him.

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Guest Column

How an athletic trainer evaluates concussions

With increased recognition about the long-term health effects of concussions, PSP was interested in hearing how a licensed athletic trainer evaluated potential concussions. Here is how one high school trainer does it.

Guest Column

The Keystone Royals and the Wealdstone Raider

A group of fans flies Philadelphia Union colors in England, and Union fans fly that club’s colors here. How the Keystone Royals became the official North American supporters group of Wealdstone FC, a non League club in England.

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Building a lineup when shallow on shekels: A primer

Guest columnist Michael Hikari Cecire has some thoughts on how to maximize the Union’s minimal budget.

Guest Column

The solution to southeast PA’s bad grass fields?

Guest columnist Joel Lorah looks at the predominance of bad grass fields in southeastern Pennsylvania and wonders whether a solution to that problem — artificial turf — creates more problems than it solves.