[U.S. SOCCER] U.S. women's goalkeeper Hope Solo has received a public warning from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after testing positive for a banned ... Read the whole story
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The coaches of only four of the eight expansion teams, since MLS's climb from 10 teams began in 2005, have lasted two-plus ... Read the whole story
"There is egg on my face in making this decision so soon into our MLS existence. … No question about it. … I don't know if he was surprised by (the decision). This was not a
results-driven decision (based) on any one game. … I'm not going to go into details. But we have been having candid discussions with John about concerns for some time."
-- Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson on firing Coach John Spencer, who took the reins when the team joined MLS in 2011. (The Oregonian)
[MLS ATTENDANCE] Week 18 featured 16 games, including seven on July 3 and July 4, six of which sold out. ... MLS is staying ... Read the whole story
[THE PITCH] Christen Press finds that progress is a powerful promoter. She won the Hermann Trophy at Stanford but failed her high school p.e. ... Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Released by Aston Villa in May, Brad Guzan is set to return to the English Premier League club, according to its new ... Read the whole story