The USA star departed Premier League club Tottenham to join Seattle Sounders on a big-money transfer just under two weeks ago and the national media have been feasting on the news.
Since his Sounders debut in the 2-1 win over Toronto FC at BMO Field on Saturday, Dempsey has been the subject of no less than 13 pieces by major media outlets as the recent buzz surrounding North America's top flight continues.
Dempsey has been interviewed by .
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" ABC's "Good Morning America" The Dan Patrick Show Sports Illustrated with Grant Wahl ESPNFC.com with Roger Bennett New York Times George Vecsey CNN International ESPN television's "ESPNFC" CBS Evening News National Public Radio Associated Press TV NBC Sporting Network's "MLS Insider" Sky Sports
which shows just how much interest the mainstream press has taken in his comeback to the competition that gave him his start back in 2004.