Interview with Sacramento Republic FC President Warren Smith

Jun 01, 2015 1 Comment

Prior to last Saturday’s Sacramento Republic FC match versus the Real Monarchs SLC, Sacramento Republic President Warren Smith was gracious enough to take time to talk with Sports Glutton about soccer, the Republic, its quest to become an MLS club, and how it all fits into making Sacramento a “better place to live, work and […]

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Sacramento Republic FC Builds on Championship Season

Feb 23, 2015 2 Comments

As I walked into Bonney Field Saturday night preparing to cover another season of the Sacramento Republic FC, I was immediately greeted with the familiar sights and sounds that make attending a Republic game as good as it gets in Sacramento. From the beating of drums and whistles of the Tower Bridge Battalion – to […]

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Kings’ Brass Must Step Up

Jan 06, 2015 3 Comments

Where have you heard these storylines before – owner inexplicably fires coach, owner meddles in personnel decisions or owner fails to understand their product and consumer? If you have a favorite sports team or have been following sports for any length of time, all three of these scenarios are familiar to you.  Whether it’s a […]

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Sports Glutton catches up with Sacramento Republic FC Midfielder Rodrigo Lopez

Sep 25, 2014 No Comments

Ahead of this Saturday’s USL PRO championship match between the Sacramento Republic FC and the Harrisburg City Islanders, I caught up with Republic midfielder Rodrigo Lopez after practice and discussed everything from last weekend’s dramatic semifinal win over Galaxy II to Lopez’ family and the important role they’ve played in his journey as a professional athlete. I […]

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The Republic Report

Sep 10, 2014 2 Comments

If you’ve been following our coverage of the Sacramento Republic FC, the inaugural season for the club has been monumental on so many levels. From record-shattering attendance – to success on and off the field – the arrival of the Republic in Sacramento has created a five-month buzz in the community that frankly hasn’t been […]

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Sacramento Republic FC’s New Stadium and Team on Solid Ground

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments

What do Bob Dylan, Aerosmith, Dave Matthews Band and the Sacramento Republic have in common? Over the past 30 years, they’ve all entertained fans in the exact same spot at Cal Expo. Last week, I had the privilege of covering the Sacramento Republic vs. Orange County Blues FC match at beautiful Bonney Field in Sacramento, […]

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Sacramento Republic making a strong case to become a Major League Soccer franchise

May 29, 2014 6 Comments

I know what you’re thinking. Why should I spend time reading an article about the United Soccer Leagues’ (USL) and its new soccer club the Sacramento Republic FC? I mean, we are talking about a minor league soccer team, so who really cares right? Well, if you believe that (and that’s fine), you’d be missing […]

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