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  • NPSL continues

    NPSL continues to expand and aims to prevent exits

      This is part two of our NPSL story. Make sure you check out part one here. Thoughts on D3 The NPSL is preparing for a strong year. The league just kicked off their season with 96 teams, and that number is expected to rise significantly this year, based...
  • NPSL to support full-season play for subset of teams

    More changes to the US Soccer Pyramid are underway. The number one question Joe Barone, director of the National premier soccer league (NPSL) gets asked whenever he’s interviewed is – “Is the NPSL looking to expand into a year-around model?” Until now, his generic answer has been something to...
  • New Division III league begins to take shape

    THE SET UP An ecological niche is the response of an organism and/or species to changes in its environment. If an apex predator (a lion, for example) loses numbers rapidly, a new predator (a wolf) might dominate that niche. Or, alternatively, the population of the prey species (deer) might...
  • Rishi Sehgal

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 1: Featuring NASL interim commissioner Rishi Sehgal

    We’re joined by North American Soccer League interim commissioner Rishi Sehgal in our first-ever episode of the Soc Takes Pod. Listen as we discuss the 2017 NASL season, increased financial transparency and new mechanisms to ensure all clubs make payroll. Photo credit: NASL.com Follow us on Twitter @SocTakes and join...
  • Part II: SF Deltas CEO Brian Helmick interview

    In the second part of our conversation, we focus on the the upcoming changes to the NASL, as well as Brian’s own role in catalyzing those changes. Make sure to check out part one. NC – A lot of the weight of expectation is on you. As someone who is...