Just about one month into the season several prominent players are missing from MLS rosters, some by design, some not. Ridge Mahoney reports on ... Read the whole story
"Chelsea and Liverpool are the clearest, most exaggerated example of the way soccer is going: very intense, very collective, very tactical, very physical, and very direct. But, a short pass?
Noooo. A feint? Noooo. A change of pace? Noooo. A one-two? A nutmeg? A backheel? Don't be ridiculous. None of that. The extreme control and seriousness with which both teams played the semifinal
neutralized any creative license, any moments of exquisite skill."
-- Jorge Valdano, Argentine 1986 World Cup winner as a player and former Real Madrid coach and sporting director, wasn't impressed with how Liverpool advanced to the Champions League final. (The Guardian)
Prior to the 2006 World Cup, Germany's policy of legal prostitution came under fire from groups predicting the tournament would spur a trafficking of ... Read the whole story
The J-League has suspended Kazuki Ganaha six games for shooting garlic up his veins (more or less). Ganaha used an intravenous drip to take ... Read the whole story
[TV PREVIEW] It will be a busy week for Mexican giant Club America. It began Tuesday night in Santiago, Chile, where the Eagles fell ... Read the whole story
New York Red Bull has named Armen Simoniants, who hails from the former USSR and has coached in USA for more than a decade, ... Read the whole story
[U.S. U-14 BOYS ROSTER] Head coach Manny Schellscheidt has called in 36 players for the U.S. under-14 boys national development program May 12-19 at ... Read the whole story
[HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS] Greenville (S.C.) High School and Apex (N.C.) High School are the top ranked boys and girls teams in the latest NSCAA/adidas ... Read the whole story