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The case against soccer-specific stadiums
Culture / Opinion

The case against soccer-specific stadiums

Chris Gibbons argues that the Union are in the entertainment, not soccer, business – and that calls for a versatile stadium.

Book review: When the Dream Became Reality, by Bobby Warshaw
Soccer Books

Book review: When the Dream Became Reality, by Bobby Warshaw

PSP’s Dan Walsh reviews the recently published book by the retired player and Harrisburg-area product, finding it a wholly authentic view of American soccer players’ life behind the scenes.

A letter of support for Kenny Hanson
Sons of Ben

A letter of support for Kenny Hanson

Former Sons of Ben president Kenny Hanson has suffered a traumatic brain injury. His friend and fellow member has a heartfelt letter for all to read and support.

A work of fiction: Gulati’s DONGARBER proclamation
Satire

A work of fiction: Gulati’s DONGARBER proclamation

In an alternate universe, one where the Union season isn’t beginning to look exactly like almost every other one before it, USSF President Sunil Gulati makes a proclamation that changes everything about American soccer.

Return to the Cliff of Union Despair
Satire

Return to the Cliff of Union Despair

You know it’s bad when the Cliff of Union Despair shows up again. In Philly, we all appreciate black humor — it’s always sunny in Philadelphia, right? — so, well … chew on this before the Union’s 3-0 win tonight.

The Union Bible: The Book of Earnest: Ch 17, Vs. 1-3
Satire

The Union Bible: The Book of Earnest: Ch 17, Vs. 1-3

Back by popular demand, The Union Bible! Read on for the gospel, or something not remotely like it.

Prize-winning Club Frontera documentary screening & discussion Wednesday at Villanova
Culture / Local

Prize-winning Club Frontera documentary screening & discussion Wednesday at Villanova

Club Frontera, an award-winning documentary about Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles, will be screened for free at Villanova University Wednesday followed by a discussion with the director.

In pictures: A day with the Sons of Ben
Photo essays / Sons of Ben

In pictures: A day with the Sons of Ben

PSP’s Earl Gardner spent the Union’s home opener with the Sons of Ben. Here’s what he saw.

Sons of Ben: The Movie available on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play on July 22
Sons of Ben

Sons of Ben: The Movie available on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play on July 22

Sons of Ben: The Movie is available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play on Friday. Here’s an exclusive clip from the film.

PSP talks to SoB president Ami Rivera
Sons of Ben

PSP talks to SoB president Ami Rivera

PSP talks to the Sons of Ben president about the recent changes at the Union and more.