[MLS] Francisco Navas Cobo became the latest player to be promoted from an MLS academy team to its first team when the 18-year-old midfielder signed with the Houston Dynamo. For the story of this "homegrown" signing that began last summer when Navas Cobo left Colombia, where he was raised, and ... Read the whole story
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The Columbus Crew came back from a two-goal deficit at the half to earn a 2-2 tie with Mexico's Toluca in the first leg of their Concacaf Champions League quarterfinal series. Steven Lenhart had both goals for the Crew. Read the whole story
[SOCCER AMERICA POLL] Soccer America polled its readers, asking them to weigh in the Landon Donovan tug-of-war. Should he stay at Everton? Or should he return to the Los Angeles Galaxy? Almost half the fans who responded said Donovan should arrange a permanent transfer to Everton. Not one suggested he ... Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] DaMarcus Beasley and Maurice Edu appear to be putting their injury problems behind them. Beasley played the entire 90 minutes for Rangers and Edu joined him on the field in the second half -- the first time they've been on the field together for Rangers in 11 months ... Read the whole story
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Arsenal might once again finish the season without a trophy, but on nights like Tuesday at the Emirates Stadium the Gunners are sure fun to watch. Arsenal got a hat trick from Dane Nicklas Bendtner, a brilliant individual goal by young Frenchman Samir Nasri and a goal ... Read the whole story
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Fiorentina's 20-year-old Montenegrin Stevan Jovetic scored two goals 10 minutes apart in the second half but Dutchmen Mark van Bommel and Arjen Robben both scored from distance to give Bayern Munich the two away goals it needed to go through to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions ... Read the whole story
"I'm so optimistic that when I was in Mexico with President (Felipe) Calderon and he asked me if I was going to the opening game of the World Cup, I said I’m not going to the opener -- I’m going to the final."
-- Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is planning to cheer on his country's national team at the World Cup final on July 11. (AP) ...More