[HEXAGONAL] Qualifying for the World Cup is a relatively straightforward process: win all your home games and take the odd point on the road ... Read the whole story
[HEXAGONAL] Mexico avoided the unthinkable but just barely. It got goals early in both halves from Argentine-born Guillermo Franco and Oscar Rojas and edged ... Read the whole story
"It was something I've been waiting for a long time. Something that I always dreamed about, playing with the national team and scoring with them. A great feeling."
-- Giuseppe Rossi, who was born in New Jersey and lived there until age 13 when he moved to Italy to join Parma's youth system in 2000, on scoring his first goal for the Italian national team on Saturday in a 3-1 win over Northern Ireland. Rossi is at the Confederations Cup with Italy, which plays the USA on Monday. (New York Times)
[WORLD CUP 2010 QUALIFYING] Argentina doesn't like to play at altitude. After falling to Bolivia, 6-1, at 12,000 feet above sea level in La ... Read the whole story
[MLS] To the critics of slow starts, which have been the rule rather than the exception since the team moved from San Jose to ... Read the whole story