U.S. Soccer in the Senate hot seat over FIFAGate Posted by Paul Kennedy on Jul. 13, 9:01 p.m. Drip. Drip. Drip. That's the sound, day after day, of new revelations into FIFAGate, the massive bribery scandal that resulted in indictments against 14 FIFA officials and sports marketing executives in May. » 4 Comments
Final U.S. women's report card: Steady backline led class Posted by Mike Woitalla on Jul. 8, 10:27 p.m. After the USA's amazing 5-2 final win over Japan, in which it had a 2-0 edge after five minutes and a 4-0 lead after 16 minutes, it's easy to forget that the Americans were slow out of the gate at the 2015 Women's World Cup. » 8 Comments
USA dominates our Women's World Cup Best XI Posted by Paul Kennedy on Jul. 7, 6:52 p.m. The USA's depth of talent carried it to its third Women's World Cup title. Seven Americans figure in our Women's World Cup Best XI, and the four other starters in the final all had outstanding tournaments. » 6 Comments
Our MLS Best of June awards Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Jul. 2, 10:25 p.m. Who's leading the MVP race? Which goals stood out? Is there a favorite for Rookie of the Year? As MLS hits its midway point of the season, these questions and many others are addressed.
A month packed with league matches and Open Cup games stretched the depth of many teams, and even a team as experienced as the Galaxy suffered ...
Five reasons I'm rooting for France Posted by Paul Kennedy on Jun. 26, 12:36 a.m. France plays Germany Friday afternoon in the must-watch match of the Women's Women's World Cup. Most consider them the two best teams of the tournament, but FIFA in its eternal wisdom placed them on the same side of the bracket in the quarterfinals. I'll let you in on my little secret: I'll be cheering for the Bleues.
A special moment for Robbie Rogers Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Jun. 25, 4:29 p.m. More than two years after signing with the Galaxy as the first openly gay player in MLS, Robbie Rogers scored his first goal since 2011. It came on the Galaxy's Pride Night. » 2 Comments