Chicago and Colorado, last in the Eastern and Western Conferences, respectively, both won on Wednesday night to move within striking distance of the top six in their respective conferences. The Fire
overcame a bit of illegal trickery by the New York Red Bulls on their tying goal for a 3-2 win.
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The UEFA Champions League draw and Copa Sudamericana matches highlight the Thursday programming.
It's time for FIFA to move out of the Alps It has occurred to me at regular intervals during the past decades that one of the problems that entangle FIFA is this: its location. Switzerland. Is that a good place to be for an organization in
charge of a sport that can lay claim to being the most global activity that the world has ever known?
WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
"I wasn't worried -- if it was going on for three, four or five games more, then maybe so. But it's early days and I knew when the chances came I would take them."
Rooney, who broke a 10-game scoring drought with a hat trick in Manchester United's 4-0 UEFA Champions League win over Club Brugge. (Guardian)