[MLS CUP PLAYOFFS: Los Angeles-Seattle] Bruce Arena says Robbie Keane has been the best player in MLS since returning from the European Championship, and ... Read the whole story
[MLS CUP PLAYOFFS: Houston-D.C. United] The Houston Dynamo took a huge step toward defending its Eastern Conference crown, using its superior depth to its ... Read the whole story
"Leo's records are spectacular. It's spectacular when you think that he scores so many goals. Some few players reach these numbers in seven or eight seasons, he does it in one. And most of his goals
are great goals."
-- Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova on Argentine Lionel Messi, who scored for the 75th and 76th time in 2012 in Barcelona's 4-2 victory at Mallorca to surpass Pele's milestone of goals in a calendar year and come within nine goals of Gerd Mueller's record. Pele scored 75 goals for Brazil and Santos in 1958. Mueller had 85 in 1972 for West Germany and Bayern Munich. (AP)
[MLS SPOTLIGHT: Chivas USA] A second seemingly inevitable coaching change has come to pass. In the wake of New York dismissing Hans Backe, Chivas ... Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Tijuana, for which three Americans (Edgar Castillo, Joe Corona and Greg Garza) have received regular playing time, finished second in Mexico's Torneo ... Read the whole story