[AMERICANS ABROAD] U.S. national team defender Michael Orozco started for Mexican club San Luis, which earned an unlikely place in the in the knockout ... Read the whole story
[U.S. OPEN CUP] Seattle Sounders FC has yet to enter its third month of official competition, yet already it has twice beaten its nearest ... Read the whole story
"We are aware of the issue and are working closely with U.S. Soccer and their review of the matter."
-- MLS executive vice president Todd Durbin on a U.S. Soccer-MLS investigation into Chicago Fire star Cuauhtemoc Blanco allegedly giving his jersey to referee Jair Marrufo after last weekend's game against Columbus in which Marrufo red-carded Gino Padula for a foul on Blanco. The Columbus Dispatch reported that Blanco "tossed the jersey into the room occupied by Jair Marrufo and his assistant referees," that Blanco was seen chatting with Marrufo before the game, and that Blanco yelled at the referee outside the locker rooms at halftime. (Columbus Dispatch)
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Barcelona promised much but delivered little against a packed Chelsea defense in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal ... Read the whole story
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Arsenal will be less than full strength up front, but Manager Arsene Wenger says the Gunners will be out to attack ... Read the whole story
[USL] Englishman Eddie Johnson of the expansion Austin Aztex and Harrisburg's Chad Severs are the USL First Division and Second Division Players of the ... Read the whole story