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Soccer 2 the MAX: Chicharito to MLS? She Believes Cup Roster, MLS Season Preview Part 1

On this episode of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins and Rachael McKriger begin their look at the 2017 MLS Season by going through eight teams and talking about their offseason, strengths, weaknesses, and season outlook.

On this show, FC Dallas, Colorado Rapids, D.C. United, Columbus Crew, Orlando City, New York Redbulls, Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC are covered.

Also on this episode...

Rachael gives her thoughts on the She Believes Cup Roster. The exclusion of Megan Rapinoe. Plus, Hope Solo's latest comments.

Finally, the guys give their thoughts on Chicarito possibly coming to MLS in 2018. LAFC have apparently thrown a $15 Million bid out for the player. Also, thoughts on Howard Webb being brought in to help the adjustment to the Virtual Assist Referee or VAR. They discuss if this is good or bad for the sport. Will it really help with some controversial decisions? Or could it create more issues?


Football 2 Futbol: 2015 FIFA WWC: USA Women vs. Japan Final post-game analysis

This is the official Last Word on Sports post-game analysis for the USA Women vs. Japan 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Final match.

Sean and Matt are once again joined by Chris Asbrock to discuss the USWNT vs Japan game.

We discuss how the USA won the World Cup for the first time in 16 years, who's our player of the tournament? Who's to praise the most after this landmark victory? What did we think of the game itself? All of this is touched upon and more.            


Football 2 Futbol: USA Women vs. Germany Semi-Final Match Post-Game Analysis

This is the official Last Word on Sports post-game analysis for the USA Women's National Team vs. Germany Semi-Final match.

Sean and Matt are once again joined by Chris Asbrock to break down what happened in the USWNT vs Germany game.

The USWNT are going to the Women's World Cup Final, but we discuss how they did it, the best performances, and a whole lot more.

We also end things by discussing who would be the best match-up for the USA, who we think will wind up in the final,

and who will ultimately win when it is all said and done.


Football 2 Futbol: USA Women vs. China Quarterfinal Match Post-Game Analysis

This is the official Last Word on Sports post-game analysis for the USA Women's National Team vs. China Quarterfinal match.

 Sean and Matt are joined by a returning Chris Asbrock to break down the USWNT vs. China game. The guys discuss who was the best player of the match, the changes made by Jill Ellis, and more.

Now that one Semi-Final match-up is set, the guys also look ahead to the USWNT next challenge against a fearsome Germany side that defeated France 5-4 on penalties earlier today after a 1-1

draw after extra time.

Then things are rounded out by looking at the USMNT 23 man squad that Jurgen Klinsman selected for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, which begins very soon.


Last Word SC Soccer Podcast: FC Dallas’ Ryan Hollingshead and US Soccer’s Jeff Crandall

Last Word SC Radio returns! Matt and Russ welcome Jeff Crandall of to talk about the upcoming US Open Cup Round of 16.  Jeff weighs in about the Red Bulls v Cosmos, along with Chicago v Charlotte.  He makes some bold predictions, talks about ideas to make the 3rd oldest tournament in the world more popular with the media. 

Then, Matt has a chat with FC Dallas midfielder Ryan Hollinghead about the transition from college to pro, building a church with his brother, and learning latin dance moves.  Matt admits that every LWSC writer and host is afraid of one Fabian Espindola.

Finally Matt and Russ take your questions via twitter about the Gold Cup roster, MLS, US Women's National Team and then the boys break down rivalry week!

Football 2 Futbol: NBA Draft 2015, Top 5 NFL Rivalries, & More

This week, Sean, Gary, and Randy spend some time talking about the first round of the NBA Draft 2015 and who are some of the guys to look out for in their rookie seasons. We also discuss what 3 on 3 Overtime does for NHL Hockey and if it is a good idea to have a team in Las Vegas.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


Then we head into our usual NFL talk with discussion about Russell Wilson wanting to be the highest paid QB, If the restrictions on practice is really helping or hindering players, Matt Cassell not doing well in Bills Camp, Terrell Pryor trying to be a WR, Tom Brady's appeal, and more.


Randy continues his Infield Fly segment talking about Pete Rose and Max Scherzer's No Hitter, plus previews Cubs vs. Cardinals weekend series.


We also have some NCAA Football news to discuss, Clint Dempsey being suspended some games, the US Men's Gold Cup Roster being released, the latest in the FIFA WWC and Copa America as well.


Football 2 Futbol: WWC 2015: USA Women vs. Colombia Round of 16 Post-Game Analysis

Sean is joined by Chris Asbrock for the official Last Word on Sports post-game analysis and overall thoughts on the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup USWNT vs. Colombia Round of 16 game.


The guys discuss what went well, what did not, and how things look headed into the Quarterfinal game against China on Friday night.

After the post-game talk is over, the guys also go around talking about some of the other big teams in the tournament and discuss how they felt the addition of 8 more teams has helped the

Women's World Cup overall.


Last Word SC Soccer Podcast: Heather Cooke, USMNT Post Game, and the Fall of Sepp Blatter

Last Word SC Radio returns to the live internet airwaves this wek, coming in like a tornado after the USMNT comes back to win against the Netherlands 4-3.  What does that mean for the upcoming Gold Cup? What does it mean for Omar Gonzalez and Matt Besler?

Then, Philippines National Team's Heather Cooke stops by to talk financial backing in women's professional sports, equality issues and stereotypes in soccer, and the 2015 Women's World Cup!
Then the guys talk about the fall of one Sepp Blatter, give their own preview of the Women's World Cup, MLS play, and much much more!