Kevin Fixler
    Sport Matters

10 October 2014

Landon Donovan’s Lasting Legacy

A legacy often boils down to numbers.

Let’s start with 10. That’s the number Landon Donovan, arguably America’s greatest soccer player of all time, will be wearing when he suits up for the U.S. men’s national team for the last time on Friday in a friendly against Ecuador. Coach Jürgen Klinsmann already said he would captain the squad, start the match and probably play about 30 minutes.

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30 June 2014

The One That Got Away?

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — It’s been quite a trip for Steven Beitashour, and more than just the lengthy one he took that included a couple international layovers before finding his way to the northern Denver suburb this past Saturday.

“I’m like, ‘What time zone are we in right now?’ I’m all over the place,” said the 27-year-old, conceding some jet lag after a MLS match between his Vancouver Whitecaps and Western Conference foe the Colorado Rapids. “It was a long flight.”

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