John McCarthy played all his life in Philadelphia, but it took him leaving for Rochester for the Union to take notice.
After a season in the USL, the goalkeeper has come home and is in line to make his MLS debut Saturday at home against New York City FC, and the Union are still seeking their first win of the month-old season.
McCarthy, a Philadelphia-raised La Salle product, was...
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April 10, 2015
Philadelphia coach Jim Curtin addressed his goalkeeping situation with candor and clarity. He contemplated the events at Sporting Park on Sunday night and knew he needed to make a change.
Curtin said he met with incumbent goalkeeper Raïs M’Bolhi on Tuesday and told him he planned to start John McCarthy in goal against New York City FC on Saturday. He cited M’Bolhi’s poor performance...
Mike McCarthy1) Introduction: Mike McCarthy has one of the best jobs in the world. He coaches the Green Bay Packers, a team with a storied history, a MVP quarterback, a solid front office and no big-ego owner muddling in football business. It’s obvious that McCarthy knows he has one of the best jobs in the world. He’s taken all the tools provided to him and turned them into...
A police detective investigating Robert Allenby's ordeal in Hawaii said three people seen leaving a wine restaurant with him are not believed to be connected to the case and that the Australian golfer did not go to a strip club that night.
Det. John McCarthy of the Honolulu Police Department said in a telephone interview Thursday night that evidence shows Allenby was not in the...
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February 13, 2015
Rafael Dos Anjos (pictured) collected the biggest win of his career Saturday by knocking out former lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 49.
However, Dos Anjos’ victory didn’t come without controversy. After dropping Henderson with a left hook and landing a couple punches to the mug on the canvas, veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy quickly jumped in to...
Both men feeling out with the jab to start. Nice body kick from Dos Anjos. He connects with a leg kick too. Hard low kick from Henderson now.
Right hook and a straight left from Henderson. The former champion lands a good body punch, but Dos Anjos then returns fire with one of his own.
Henderson with a strong push kick that knocks Dos Anjos off-balance. Really solid...
Bellator 116′s main card started off at the Pachanga Resort and Casino with the first Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal match. Mighty Mo used take downs in the first round to keep Alexander Volkov up against the cage. Mo continued to use dirty boxing while working for the take down.
John McCarthy broke them apart when there was no action. Volkov then seemed...
John McCarthy scored his first goal since 2010 to help the San Jose Sharks head into the Olympic break on a winning note after beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Friday night.
Patrick Marleau and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, who won three of four games following a three-game losing streak to reach the break in second place in the Pacific Division. Antti Niemi made...
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February 08, 2014
On Friday evening, the Nevada State Athletic Commission issued an email stating longtime executive director Keith Kizer (pictured) has resigned.
According to Las Vegas Review-Journal, Kizer will take a position with the Nevada Attorney General’s office after his resignation takes effect on January 27.
“It’s time to move on,” Kizer told the LVRJ. “It’s time to go back...