[TV PREVIEWS] Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney breaks down the action in MLS, which begins Friday when Kansas City hosts D.C. United. It's gut-check time ... Read the whole story
"I have decided that it is necessary to take firm action to reflect the fact that Ricardo Clark's violent kick to Carlos
Ruiz in last weekend's game against FC Dallas, while out of character, is unacceptable behavior from an MLS player. In taking this action, Major League Soccer is sending a signal that it will
not accept reckless and dangerous behavior on its fields. If there is a repeat of this kind of behavior by any MLS player, even firmer sanctions can be expected in the future."
-- MLS Commissioner Don Garber on the record nine-game suspension he gave Ricardo Clark for kicking Ruiz during last Sunday's FC Dallas-Houston game.
Midfielder Ricardo Clark, one of the defending MLS champion Houston Dynamo's key players and a player with a bright future on the U.S. national ... Read the whole story
If New York coach Bruce Arena told his team it had to break its recent trend of tying three straight games, 2-2, the message ... Read the whole story
Arsenal's fast start has led to comparisons between Arsene Wenger's young Gunners and his "Invincibles" of four seasons ago. Manchester City's Brazilian, Elano, is ... Read the whole story
Of the seven Americans to play Thursday in UEFA Cup action, only three survived to reach the group stage. Ramiro Corrales and Danny Califf ... Read the whole story