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About Jimmy Laroue
Jimmy LaRoue is in his ninth season covering soccer in the D.C. and Richmond areas and is an award-winning reporter for The News Virginian in Waynesboro.
Entries by Jimmy Laroue
I’m not going to make this either complex or long. We’ve all been waiting for this day to come, and now it’s here – World Cup 2010. So here it is: The USA will do better than expected.
If DC United’s 4-0 loss at Kansas City to start the 2010 season is any indication, it’s going to be a long, long season.
It's a sad day for many at the Washington Times who are losing their jobs as part of that paper's massive restructuring. While I wish the paper's ownership would, as my dad likes to say, "take a long walk on a short pier," we should all lament the loss of its sports section. In particular, […]
It’s as good as the US men’s national team could have expected for the World Cup draw, and no doubt, USA fans will trot out the “1950” chant, recalling the massive upset by the USA against England in that year.
In an effort to track down whether any of us are sages or not (OK, none of us are, really), I put together a handy-dandy chart to take the current standings after three weeks of MLS play and match that to the predicitons the UnitedMania staff made prior to the start of the season. […]
It seems that, on their own, the county’s council listened to some of the concerns I had about a stadium, and added some of their own. I’ve been around too many issues like this to have gone into this an optimist (sorry Mike). And Martin’s comment about this was right on; bureaucracy can do in the best of a deal, and on the surface, I’m not sure if this was the best deal for all parties.
The press conference has come and gone.
The politicos and official team folks have waxed poetic about how a new PG County Stadium will bring scores of jobs and millions to the county.
But it is really a good deal? And is it a good deal now?
Following a scuttled stadium deal at Poplar Point in the District of Columbia, DC United executives signaled their intentions Friday to move the team to Prince George’s County in Maryland and build a 24,000-seat stadium at a cost of $180 million to $195 million.
The USA’s World Cup qualifying match against Costa Rica will be played at RFK Stadium Wed., Oct. 14.