[BRAZIL 2014] "Soccer is illogical," said Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella between semifinals this week. And who would disagree? From the madness of Tuesday's Mineirazo ... Read the whole story
''He is someone that helped me a lot when I arrived in the Netherlands, in a completely different country with different customs. I will be forever grateful to the coach for helping me out in a
country that is so different from ours.''
-- Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero on Dutch coach Louis van Gaal, who brought him to Europe to play for AZ in the Netherlands in 2007 and says he taught him how to stop penalties. Romero's two saves knocked the Netherlands out of the World Cup in the semifinal shootout. (AP)
[U.S. OPEN CUP] The Seattle Sounders needed overtime to beat their archrival Portland Timbers, 3-1, after a dramatic goal by Darlington Nagbe had evened ... Read the whole story
"I think he made some very shrewd decisions in his choice of who is on the team. But I think he proved to be a very effective coach, and his coaching brought out the best in the players that he chose,
and it helped to finally, I think, put soccer … on the map in the United States. So I give him a lot of credit for that."
-- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton upon being asked to comment on the USA's German coach Jurgen Klinsmann in an interview with Germany's Spiegel Magazine.
[SOCIAL MEDIA ROUNDUP] Pablo Zabaleta looked worse for wear after a collision with Dirk Kuyt that left him bloodied, but he still managed to ... Read the whole story
The Dutch came into the semifinal after going 120 scoreless minutes against Costa Rica and needing a shootout to advance. The Argentines mustered only ... Read the whole story
[VIDEO PICK: World Cup] Daniel Nilsson's two-minute production reveals the excitement leading up to Brazil's semifinal game against Germany. It follows enthusiastic Brazilian fans ... Read the whole story
Sao Paulo's Mercado Municipal da Cantareira -- the biggest market in the world's third largest metropolis - opened at 6 a.m., the morning after ... Read the whole story
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Not all other soccer came to a standstill during the World Cup. The Europa League qualifying phase is underway ... Read the whole story
[MLS ALL-STAR GAME] U.S. World Cup defender DeAndre Yedlin is among 20 Homegrown players named to the inaugural Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game roster that ... Read the whole story
[DATEBOOK] Play begins in the group stage of the Concacaf Champions League Aug. 5. Five MLS clubs will take part in this season's competition ... Read the whole story
[BRAZIL 2014] The 2014 World Cup finished with 171 goals, tied for the most in tournament history along with the 1998 World Cup, the ... Read the whole story