Mark Zeigler

Writer

Mark is an award-winning sportswriter who has covered 14 Olympics and seven World Cups of soccer. His primary beat is San Diego State basketball.

Recent Articles

  • San Diego's NASL soccer team unveils name

    San Diego's NASL soccer team unveils name

    San Diego's new professional soccer team has a name: 1904 FC. The FC stands for Football Club, a standard abbreviation for soccer teams around the world. The 1904 is not quite as obvious. It is not the year the city was established (San Diego was in 1769), or the year the club began like Germany's ...

  • ¡Viva Tijuana! A soccer-fanatic wannabe's guide to the Xolos

    ¡Viva Tijuana! A soccer-fanatic wannabe's guide to the Xolos

    Editor's note: ¡Viva Tijuana! is a multi-story series about the life and culture of San Diego's modern neighbor to the south. More stories from the series can be found in links below. Used to be, you would go to a Tijuana Xolos soccer game and drink cheap beer, then wear it home. The club has since...

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