Clint Dempsey http://www.kplu.org en After Rocky Start, Sounders Star And Rapper Dempsey Finally Finds His Groove http://www.kplu.org/post/after-rocky-start-sounders-star-and-rapper-dempsey-finally-finds-his-groove <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounders star midfielder Clint Dempsey has made headlines recently. He scored his first-ever hat trick two weeks ago against Portland. Dempsey has scored a total of five goals in the past two games,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://sportspressnw.com/2183270/2014/dempsey-named-mls-player-of-week-again" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">earning back-to-back Player of The Week awards from Major League Soccer.</a></p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says things are finally coming together for Dempsey and the Sounders.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"Finally, it's happening. The investment is bearing fruit," Art said.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 16115 at http://www.kplu.org After Rocky Start, Sounders Star And Rapper Dempsey Finally Finds His Groove Can Sounders Stop Slide and Make the Playoffs? http://www.kplu.org/post/can-sounders-stop-slide-and-make-playoffs <p></p><p>The Seattle Sounders play FC Dallas in Texas on Saturday. It’s yet another chance for the team to clinch a playoff berth. They’re running out of chances.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU&nbsp;sports commentator Art&nbsp;Thiel&nbsp;says a lot has been going wrong for the Sounders recently.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 10529 at http://www.kplu.org Can Sounders Stop Slide and Make the Playoffs? High Hopes for Sounders with Star Acquisition http://www.kplu.org/post/high-hopes-sounders-star-acquisition <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Seattle Sounders took a big step toward establishing themselves as a world-class team with this week's acquisition of Clint Dempsey, the captain of the U.S. Men's National Team.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU&nbsp;sports commentator Art&nbsp;Thiel&nbsp;says this is a big deal.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 9563 at http://www.kplu.org High Hopes for Sounders with Star Acquisition