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Soccer on TV 
The Lions and Red Bulls tangle Friday night, and there are two Liga MX matches as well.
Hall of Fame: Chastain, MacMillan and Garber elected 
U.S. Women's World Cup champions and Olympic gold-medalists Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan and MLS commissioner Don Garber have been ...
Video Pick: Brazilian 14-year-old scores with scorpion kick 
Very likely the most amazing goal you'll see this week is a scorpion kick golazo by 14-year-old Thomas Luciano of ...
Zinedine Zidane, the making of a coach 
Friday's cover headline of the Paris sports daily L'Equipe says a couple of things. "Un coach est ne" ("A coach ...
Copa Centenario: Brazil overhaul is complete 
Brazil coach Dunga announced his 23-player squad for the Copa Centenario, which represents an almost complete overhaul from the 2014 ...
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Hall of Fame: Chastain, MacMillan and Garber elected
by Paul Kennedy on Thursday, May 5, 2016 7:25 PM EDT
PhotoU.S. Women's World Cup champions and Olympic gold-medalists Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan and MLS commissioner Don Garber have been elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame. Chastain was selected on the player ballot, MacMillan on the veteran ballot and Garber via the builder ballot.  
Crowd Count: NASL openers down 37 percent 
Only two of the nine returning NASL teams -- its two Canadian teams, Ottawa and FC Edmonton -- had larger ...
Second Chinese team exits AFC Champions League 
The millions Chinese club Jiangsu Suning spent on Brazilian signings Alex Teixeira and Jo could not prevent it from exiting ...
Hummels rips Borussia Dortmund's 'dirty statement' 
Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels accused management of issuing a "dirty statement" for saying he wanted to join Bayern Munich.
No U.S. refs picked for Olympic Games 
The FIFA Referees Committee named 32 referees and 56 assistant refs for men's and women's Olympic soccer at this summer's ...
Jitka Klimkova: 'Let players find solutions by themselves' 
Jitka Klimkova grew up in a Czech village where girls weren't allowed to play organized soccer. That didn't stop her ...
Video Pick: Doin' the Yaya Toure Hustle 
Embarrassing video of Yaya Toure lollygagging around the Bernabeau on Wednesday embodied Manchester City's listless Champions League semifinal loss to ...
MLS's best player moves of 2016 (Part 1) 
How complicated are MLS rules for a team seeking to sign a player? The league lists 12 different mechanisms by ...
TV Report: Wambach joins ESPN 
ESPN has hired retired women's star Abby Wambach to serve as an analyst and contributor, beginning this summer with Euro ...
NASL: Rowdies sign former England international Joe Cole 
The Tampa Bay Rowdies have signed former England international Joe Cole on a contract through the 2017 NASL season with ...
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla


U.S. U-18 boys tie Nomads
The U.S. U-18 men's national team, after a 2-1 win over Tijuana Xolos, tied the Nomads Development Academy team, 1-1, ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Paul Kennedy


It's time for Klinsmann to go young
At first blush, there is nothing startling about the 40-player list from which Jurgen Klinsmann will pick 23 players to ...
College Soccer Reporter

NSCAA names NCAA Division I Men's All-America Teams
NCAA Division I runner-up Clemson led all teams with four players on the NCAA Division I Men's All-America Teams announced ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla


Jitka Klimkova: 'Let players find solutions by themselves'
Jitka Klimkova grew up in a Czech village where girls weren't allowed to play organized soccer. That didn't stop her ...
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Two badly botched PK calls -- but the MLS remedy is misguided
Well, not that brilliant a weekend for MLS refs. Specifically, a couple of dead-cert penalty kicks not called. If you assume -- which we always do, I think -- that a PK means a goal, then these were arguably game-defining calls, given that both games were won on one-goal margins by the team that profited from the miscalls.

"Ranieri spotted me. The rest of the players were banging on the window for me to get on. I met Jamie, and he said 'You're an ugly-looking Jamie Vardy.' He's just a down-to-earth, normal guy, like me."

-- Jamie Vardy lookalike and Leicester City fan Lee Chapman on meeting the Foxes and their manager, Claudio Ranieri, as their bus left a celebratory lunch after they clinched the EPL title. (Independent)