TYAC Proud To Announce The Yanks Are Coming Soccer Show

Tweet TYAC Staff In a long overdue nod to a medium beyond the blank screen/printed page and social media, we at TYAC are pleased to announce that beginning Boxing Day and continuing weekly in 2017, TYAC will host a podcast.  Entitled “The Yanks Are Coming Soccer Show,” the show will feature coverage of both the US Men’s and Women’s National…

In the Stands in Columbus, Our Better Angels Prevailed

Tweet By Aaron Anton, special to The Yanks Are Coming Move along, nothing to see here… No, I’m not talking about the USMNT’s performance against Mexico (even though we can add this game to the heap of forgettable appearances over the past couple of years). Rather, I’m talking about the much-ballyhooed buildup of American-Mexican conflict…

TYAC Fantasy Premier League: Win A Scarf!

Tweet   Come join us at TYAC this season as we play Fantasy Premier League at NBC Sports. League winner will receive Premier League scarf of their choice.  To join, create a team at https://fantasy.premierleague.com/ and enter code: 1644403-402104

Another Relegation Would Be Devastating for Newcastle United

Tweet Newcastle United are one of the teams to beat Premier League champions Chelsea, who have suffered only three defeats in the league, this season. After Alan Pardew had managed a 2-1 victory over José Mourinho’s team, it looked like Newcastle were heading for a comfortable top-10 finish. Yet, the entire face of the team…

Op-Ed: One Week Later, Don Garber Still Not Wrong

Tweet Jay Bell It has been a few days since Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber’s now infamous teleconference in response to US men’s national team manager Jürgen Klinsmann’s criticisms of top American players choosing to play in MLS.  The teleconference opened up a litany of issues and topics to scrutinize over in regards to…

MLS Headed For Amazing Finish

Tweet Ned Joyce It’s been quite a year so far. In the World Cup, the US and Mexico advanced to the 2nd round and Costa Rica to the Quarterfinals.  The MLS had what many consider the best year in its history, with almost more goals per game than any year, and more parity among the…

Thanks LD Week

Tweet The Editors With Landon Donovan set to bid the US Men’s National Team farewell Friday night against Ecuador in Connecticut (7 PM, ESPN 2), we thought we’d spend a few days at TYAC saluting the American #10.  No doubt we’ll be labeled “fan boys” for doing so, but we don’t really care. After all, we…

Determining the Most Compelling (Non DP) Player in MLS

Tweet Ned Joyce The MLS is now headed down the homestretch of its 19th season of existence. It has dealt with expansions, contractions, rough patches and great stretches. There has always been concern with bringing fans into the league, whether it’s bringing soccer into the other sports fans fold or converting an EPL / La Liga…

As MLS Heads Down the Stretch, How the West Has Won

Tweet Ned Joyce Stop the fight. End the debate. It has been decided, the West has won.  The Seattle Seahawks won the Superbowl. The Spurs may have won the NBA Title but the best teams of the future are the LA Clippers, Portland Trailblazers and Golden State Warriors. Heck, Kendrick Lamar of Compton is the…