Indoor soccer: the hybrid of hockey and soccer you’ve never heard of

If you think soccer is “boring”, then I highly suggest you watch it’s cousin, indoor soccer. It’s the soccer and hockey hybrid that turns out to be quite exciting.

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Another year, another set of WordPress resolutions

Ah yes, the new year. That time when everyone makes resolutions that they might keep for a couple of weeks. Like I did last year, here are a few WordPress resolutions I hope to keep throughout 2017.

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Displaying threaded comments with WordPress REST API

As I’ve worked with the WP REST API, I’ve seen a lot of really good tutorials over the basics, but not a lot that deal with slightly more complicated topics that are easily implemented in the typical WordPress template. This tutorial over threaded comments in the WP REST API hopefully starts to fill that void.

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MLS Cup VR experience shows VR will work in sports

Saturday saw the Seattle Sounders win the MLS Cup final without a single shot on goal, but that wasn’t my biggest takeaway from the match. Instead, watching sports in virtual reality might be way closer than you think.

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WordPress 4.7 another big step in the right direction for platform

WordPress 4.7 dropped on Tuesday after much anticipation. The newest release doesn’t change the game, but it’s another strong step in the right direction for the content management system.

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Time for MLS to move on from David Beckham’s Miami venture, move forward with other options

David Beckham has struggled to make any headway on an MLS team in Miami for a couple of years. Now, with LAFC needing a partner to join the league with in 2018 and much better expansion options, it’s time for MLS to move on from Miami and move forward with Sacrament, Cincinnati or even St. Louis for expansion.

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Ready to release Sports Bench to the wild

Well, it’s finally here. I’ve finished up development on the premium WordPress sports package I’ve worked on since May and it’s time to release it to the public. Now it’s time to work on some other things.

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Promotion/Relegation will take a long time to be a viable option in the U.S.

Last week, the Deloitte consulting firm released a study saying that promotion/relegation could be a good thing for U.S. soccer. The problem? The study was commissioned by the owner of the NASL’s Miami FC. While I would love for promotion and relegation to happen in the U.S., we’re still a very long way from that happening.

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Firing of Jurgen Klinsmann will allow USMNT to finally grow

The U.S. Soccer Federation finally wised up and fired Juergen Klinsmann on Monday. Despite Bruce Arena taking over the team through the 2018 World Cup, the coaching hire after that will lead to much bigger growth for the national team.

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Nearing the end of work on Sports Bench

The last two-and-a-half months have seen a lot happen with the premium WordPress package I’ve been working on. Here’s where things stand with that.

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