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Riders Nominated By Texas League For Four Milb Awards   Award Categories Include Community Service, Promos, Female Exec

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FRISCO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2017) – The Frisco RoughRiders have been nominated by Texas League president Tim Purpura to represent the league for four prestigious Minor League Baseball awards. The RoughRiders are up for the John H. Johnson President’s Award, John Henry Moss Community Service Award and Larry MacPhail Award. Also, RoughRiders Director of Partner Services Kathryne Buckley is a nominee for Rawlings Female Executive …

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FC Dallas Wins 2017 Best Of Dallas Observer Honors

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FRISCO, Texas –  Just a month after being named Best Sports Team by D Magazine, FC Dallas was recognized again. This time, voted Critic’s Choice- Best Reason to Drive to Frisco by the Dallas Observer: “Over the last few seasons, FC Dallas…has built itself into an Major League Soccer juggernaut. Thanks to homegrown players like budding U.S. Men’s National Team star Kellyn Acosta, during the …

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Final Three Games of the Regular Season All Finals for FC Dallas in Western Conference Playoff Race

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FRISCO – With three games left in the regular season, Oscar Pareja says his club is treating the remaining schedule as if they were three Finals – each game a do-or-die, winner-take-all. And he’s not wrong. “It’s kind of like a playoff mentality already, win or go home, so we know everything is in our hands right now,” Tesho Akindele said. “We have to go …

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DFW Among Host City Candidates for 2026 FIFA World Cup

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The 32 Cities across Canada, Mexico and the United States that could serve as Official Host Cities now begin process of finalizing hosting documents. NEW YORK (October 4, 2017) – The United Bid Committee announced today the 32 cities across North America that could serve as Official Host Cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™. The 32 potential host cities include …

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Scott Burchett Named 2017 Texas League Executive Of The Year 

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Bill Valentine Award Voted On By Texas League Peers FRISCO, Texas (Sept. 27, 2017) – Frisco RoughRiders Chief Operating Officer Scott Burchett is the 2017 winner of the Bill Valentine Executive of the Year Award, as announced today by the Texas League. “On behalf of the entire RoughRiders family, congratulations to Scott for this richly-deserved honor,” RoughRiders General Partner & CEO Chuck Greenberg said. “Scott’s …

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Javier Morales Provides Calming Presence as FC Dallas Regain Playoff Spot

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FRISCO – While there were a number of changes made to the line-up for FC Dallas’ 2-0 win against the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night at Toyota Stadium, there was one player who stood out from the rest for head coach Oscar Pareja. “Today we needed a pain killer. That was Javi [Morales] tonight,” Pareja said. “He glued us together. He put his …

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FC Dallas Homegrown Goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez Named No. 20 on MLSSoccer.com’s Annual 24 Under 24 List

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FRISCO – It’s the annual MLS 24 Under 24 season and FC Dallas goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez has been named among the league’s best young players for a second straight year. Already with a career-best seven shutouts, 61 saves and eclipsing the 2,000 minute mark for the first time in his pro career, the Homegrown has taken the reins of the starting job in …