[USA CONFIDENTIAL] Just how much a challenge Jurgen Klinsmann has as U.S. national team coach is reflected in the paucity of options he had ... Read the whole story
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Vancouver opened its new facility, B.C. Place, in the same manner it departed a previous home, Empire Place, by losing to a ... Read the whole story
"It's not the first time it's happened and that's also why I follow the Florentine referee's performances to see if I need to expect some telephone threats. I always hope that he referees well. But in
any case, it's never nice to hear someone tell you on the telephone they're going to kill you."
-- Gianluca Rocchi, an unemployed 44-year-old Italian who shares a name with Serie A referee Gianluca Rocchi. Ref Rocchi's performance during Inter Milan's 3-0 loss to Napoli last Saturday resulted in the other Rocchi received threatening phone calls. (AP)
[DATEBOOK] There is an abbreviated MLS schedule this week -- Vancouver-Real Salt Lake on Thursday and New England-San Jose and Seattle-Philadelphia on Friday -- ... Read the whole story
[DATEBOOK] World Cup 2014 qualifying in the Concacaf zone continues with the third day of group play in the second round. Of interest to ... Read the whole story