Ultiworld reported this week that the AUDL’s New Jersey Hammerheads would not be returning for the 2014 season due to financial struggles.
What does this mean for the AUDL? Read more →
We’re excited to have Sion “Brummie” Scone — a long-time UK coach at the highest level — as a new columnist, and I think he pretty much nailed his first column on seven costly offensive mistakes.
What resonated with me most was his suggested use of timeouts. Read more →
After writing a creative takedown of an anonymous Ultiworld commenter on his Facebook last week, Beau Kittredge penned a more thoughtful piece about the state of ultimate over the weekend. Read it below. Read more →
Beau Kittredge posted an interesting and creative post on his Facebook page, responding to an anonymous Ultiworld commentator who questioned the importance of his AUDL signing earlier this week. Kittredge asked Ultiworld to publish his response comment, which we paste from his Facebook page below. Read more →
Washington D.C. is one of the cities that hosts two professional Ultimate teams, but the D.C. Current’s Wednesday signing announcement make it clear that MLU is likely to remain the major force in town.
Defending MLU champion became the latest professional team to announce roster moves, announcing that they have resigned three pivotal players from the 2013 team.
Brandon “Muffin” Malecek, Alex Simmons, and Jon Hirschberger will be playing with the Whitecaps in 2014. Malecek and Simmons also played with Boston-based club team (and USAU semifinalists) Ironside. Malecek is a marketable handler with deep throws — especially useful in the larger pro game — but he was the subject of some league controversy last season.
Forbes published a great article late last week about the state of Major League Soccer and how the league, after being perilously close to folding a decade ago, is starting to thrive.
The numbers really put into perspective just how far ultimate has to go in the crowded pro sports arena. Read more →
Seattle Riot coach Mike Lawler left a long comment on our Facebook page about the Women’s All-Club players. He had some very nice things to say about each of the women selected. Read more →
After selecting our All-Club 1st and 2nd teams over the past week, we have had a great deal of feedback. Everyone has an idea of who deserves to be recognized, and we heard the gamut of reactions from positive to sharply negative.
The one constant has been a focus on the statistics. That’s due in part, I think, to the emphasis we placed on them in our writeups of the players, which gave an appearance of the stats determining almost solely the outcome of the lists. That really couldn’t be further from the truth. Read more →