Jonathan Tannenwald, Philly Inquirer

Jonathan Tannenwald

Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Jonathan:

As COVID-19 fears rise at MLS’ Orlando tournament, Union’s tests have no positives

FC Dallas and the Columbus Crew have had COVID-19 outbreaks since arriving in Orlando. Union manager Jim Curtin said the team's two rounds of tests on site "came back clear." → Read More

Soccer on TV: Manchester United aims for Champions League, NWSL Challenge Cup schedule

The soccer weekend is highlighted by big games in the Premier League, NWSL Challenge Cup, Serie A and La Liga, plus the last game of Germany’s Bundesliga relegation playoff. → Read More

Sky Blue FC, OL Reign play NWSL Challenge Cup’s first scoreless tie

Sky Blue fans who stayed up late surely hoped that the team would play as high-scoring a contest as the others so far. Alas, they didn't get it. → Read More

As Steve Donahue plans for a new era of Penn basketball, his mind is on more than sports

Both institutionally and as individuals, the Quakers have given public support to the Black Lives Matter campaign in Philadelphia. Donahue has used his Twitter feed to spotlight his players’ statements and offer his own words of support. → Read More

Soccer on TV: NWSL Challenge Cup, Barcelona-Atlético Madrid, Manchester City-Liverpool

After two entertaining games to kick off the NWSL Challenge Cup on Saturday, the tournament resumes with four midweek contests. There are also big games in Spain, Germany and England. → Read More

Soccer on TV: NWSL Challenge Cup, Bundesliga season ends, Premier League

The NWSL Challenge Cup starts this weekned, the Bundesliga season ends, and there are big games in Italy, England and Spain. Here’s your viewer’s guide to the top action to watch. → Read More

Mallory Pugh sad to not be playing in NWSL Challenge Cup with Sky Blue FC, but knows it’s for the best

“I’m disappointed, but I think what I had to do is make the decision that was best for me -- and that’s to get healthy and get my head healthy, so I can be ready for the future and next season," Pugh said. → Read More

New NWSL Challenge Cup schedule released; Tobin Heath, Mallory Pugh won’t play

The league was able to keep most of the tournament's structure intact. Teams will still play four games each in the first stage, and North Carolina-Portland remains the opener Saturday on CBS (12:30 p.m.). → Read More

Union’s Ray Gaddis takes leading role in anti-racism fight with MLS Black Players Coalition

"We can no longer turn the cheek or a blind eye to the subject matter of oppression of people of color," Gaddis said, emphasizing the desire to make "sure the voice doesn't become muted or muffled just because sports are playing again." → Read More

Orlando Pride won’t play in NWSL Challenge Cup after coronavirus outbreak among players and staff

The NWSL Challenge Cup kicks off Saturday in suburban Salt Lake City. Orlando was to play the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday night. → Read More

Soccer on TV: Premier League, La Liga and Serie A midweek games

There are a lot of big soccer games on TV and online over the next few days in England, Spain and Italy. Here’s your viewer’s guide to the top contests to watch. → Read More

Carli Lloyd will miss NWSL Challenge Cup due to knee injury

The Delran native's absence will deprive Sky Blue of not just its biggest star, but its leading goal scorer last year. She scored eight goals in just 14 games in 2019. → Read More

How to watch Italy’s Serie A resume, Tottenham-Manchester United, Everton-Liverpool

Italy’s Serie A kicks off this weekend, and there are some huge games in the Premier League and La Liga. Here’s your look at the top games to watch and how to watch them. → Read More

Union’s Jim Curtin troubled by Florida coronavirus spike, but not by MLS’ plans to keep teams safe

A week before MLS teams can start arriving in Orlando, the county's positive test rate has risen to 11.9%. → Read More

How to watch the Premier League return, top games in Germany and Spain

The midweek soccer schedule in Europe is headlined by the return to action of England’s Premier League and a potential crowning of a champion in Germany. → Read More

Kevin Durant becomes an owner of the Philadelphia Union to make an impact in Chester, not just in soccer

"Seeing how Chester and Philadelphia and that whole area can be impacted by the franchise, I wanted to be a part of it," the Brooklyn Nets star said after buying a 5% stake in the team. → Read More

U.S. Soccer ends ban on players kneeling during national anthem at games

“It has become clear that this policy was wrong and detracted from the important message of Black Lives Matter,” a U.S. Soccer Federation statement said. → Read More

How to watch Spain’s La Liga return, Germany’s Bundesliga this weekend

On Thursday, Spain’s La Liga becomes the second major European league to resume playing games after the coronavirus pandemic began. → Read More

Major League Soccer’s Orlando tournament to kick off July 8, with 54 games in 26 days

The group draw will take place Thursday at 3:30 p.m. TV broadcast details aren’t know yet, but the expectation is that every game will be nationally televised, and the bulk will be on ESPN channels. → Read More

U.S. Soccer to consider ending ban on players kneeling during anthem, reports say

The ban was adopted in February of 2017 by the board after Megan Rapinoe knelt during the playing of the anthem at a U.S. women’s team game in September of 2016. → Read More