Tuesday's fourth-round U.S. Open Cup match between Seattle and archrival Portland Timbers ended in mayhem as the host Sounders were issued three red cards … Read the whole story
"I didn't want to get thrown out, so I walked away. I was maybe going to choke a referee so I walked away before I did something stupid."
-- Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid after his team lost to the Portland Timbers, 3-1, in overtime in the U.S. Open Cup. The Sounders had three players sent off and finished with seven players because star Obafemi Martins was stretchered off the field with a groin injury after they had used all their subs. (Seattle Times)
MLS clubs swept all eight games against NASL and USL opposition in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup, but it wasn't easy. … Read the whole story
"Getting that goal right before the half was big for us. Not taking too many injuries is also positive, and going out first in our group was absolutely what we set out to do."
-- Abby Wambach sums up the USA's 1-0 win over Nigeria in which she scored the gamewinner. (FoxSports.com)
First it was New Zealand coach Tony Readings refusing a handshake from China coach Hao Wei. On Tuesday night, after the USA beat Nigeria, … Read the whole story
"This is a dynamic process. It could really go everywhere and that is why I don't want to tell you which direction I put my focus. I have coercive measures and I am independent."
-- Swiss attorney general Michael Lauber, on his investigation of FIFA's 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process that he says has produced 53 possible incidents of money-laundering, what he described as "suspicious bank relations" reported within the framework of Switzerland's anti-money laundering regulations. (AP)
Another labored performance carried the USA to the Group D title with a 1-0 defeat of Nigeria Tuesday in Vancouver. Abby Wambach scored her … Read the whole story
With the 2013 and 2015 Under-20 World Cups out of the way, the USA will begin in earnest the process of preparing for Olympic … Read the whole story
The USA finished atop Group D with a 1-0 win over Nigeria. The USA's all-time leading scorer Abby Wambach, with her first goal of … Read the whole story
Mickey Kydes is the founder and president of Beachside of Connecticut Soccer Club, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. Beachside SC, whose boys … Read the whole story
Five more teams clinched berths in the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup. The final five berths will be decided on Wednesday … Read the whole story
Real Madrid-leaning Spanish sports daily AS on Tuesday published an astonishing survey which showed that nearly half (49.96 percent) of some 30,000 of its … Read the whole story
The unsealing of the plea agreement between former FIFA executive committee member and Concacaf general secretary Chuck Blazer and federal prosecutors confirmed what had … Read the whole story
On Wednesday the USA women take on Costa Rica and the UEFA Champions League playoff round continues Read the whole story
New York City FC has signed two defenders to toughen its defense. Chance Myers, one of the key members of Sporting Kansas City's 2013 … Read the whole story
The quarterfinals kick off at the Copa America with Chile-Uruguay on Wednesday. It will be followed by Bolivia-Peru, Argentina-Colombia and Brazil-Uruguay. One game will … Read the whole story