Bryan

After moving to New England a few years ago, I'm getting more into professional sports. New England Revolution soccer, Red Sox and Yankees Baseball, and Uconn football.

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  • 10:20 PM ET  05.16
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I check Fannation rarely these days, but I've been jumping on more so in the last week or so. The site hasn't changed much in the past 4 years. Fixes maybe, but no major improvement. Today though I noticed an update to the Fannation logo. They made some small detail changes but most obviously added more emphasis to Sports Illustrated and changed the subtitle from "The Republic of Sports" to "Truth, Rumors, and Video."

I for one am concerned. I think it's a sign of a change of focus, which I'm afraid will finally kill any Fannation.com fans and users left.

The Republic of Sports always meant…
  • 12:06 PM ET  06.01
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It has been my longstanding opinion that soccer in the US will grow slowely and surely. It won't come in an explosion of marketing, but rather as generations grow older and the children who played in on the school field either continue playing the game or at least buy tickets to watch it. Watching this year's MLS season, I'm becoming convinced that we may be at a new beginning of that growth. Why do I think that? Look to the Rookies.It seems this year a lot rookie players are already starting to make names for themselves. It's not a coincedence. A handful of top players are being pulled out of…
  • 11:07 AM ET  05.27
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Despite the USMNT's 4-2 loss vs Czech Republic 2 days ago in East Hartford, I think it was a good sign and a great night for US soccer.Sold Out Stadium: I'm an MLS fan in CT and I try to go to as many New England Revolution games as I can. Attendance at such events are typically laughable for a major league sport. Hearing that a stadium 'sold out' for a soccer match at all is a really awesome sign.Higher Ticket Prices: I hate ticket scalping. To hear that someone has 12 extra tickets to a sold out game and they are selling for double their face-value gets me pretty upset, but I'll be honest,…

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