After surviving the Group of Death, the USA has a clear path to the semifinals at the Women's World Cup. Things look a lot … Read the whole story
"Now the women are getting more beautiful, putting on make-up. They go in the field in an elegant manner. Women's football used to copy men's football. Even the jersey model, it was more masculine.
We used to dress the girls as boys. So the team lacked a spirit of elegance, femininity. Now the shorts are a bit shorter, the hair styles are more done up. It's not a woman dressed as a man."
-- Marco Aurelio Cunha, the Brazilian women's national team coordinator, straight out of the Sepp Blatter "shorter-shorts" playbook, claiming the (modest) increase in attention to Brazil's Women's World Cup team is due to improved beauty routines. (Globe & Mail)
In Jamaica's Copa America game against Paraguay, Reggae Boyz goalkeeper Duwayne Kerr had options as a long pass was coming toward him: Let the … Read the whole story
For the second game in a row, Fox set a record for its most-watched soccer match as 5 million viewers watched the USA-Nigeria match … Read the whole story
"Leicester City Football Club has notified Tom Hopper, Adam Smith and James Pearsonthat their contracts with the club have been terminated. The decision follows the conclusion of an internal investigation and disciplinary proceedings, as a consequence of events that took place during the club's end-of-season goodwill tour of Thailand."
-- A statement from English Premier League club Leicester City. The three players, who include the son of Leicester City coach Nigel Pearson, appeared in a sex tape made during their Thailand tour that included racist comments. (Reuters)
The Women's World Cup moves into the round of 16 on Saturday and continues for three more days. The USA plays Colombia in Edmonton … Read the whole story
The Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers had played each other four times in the Open Cup before Tuesday night's troubles at the Starfire Sports … Read the whole story
The New York Cosmos did it again, beating an MLS neighbor from the New York area in the fourth round of the U.S. Open … Read the whole story
As you might have heard, Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal was involved in a serious car accident late Tuesday night. The 28-year-old, who is currently … Read the whole story
The Red Bulls got back French defender Ronald Zubar, who celebrated with a goal in Tuesday's Open Cup triumph. Houston's Oscar Boniek Garcia is … 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
Of the 12 USL teams to advance to fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup against MLS opposition, only the expansion Charlotte Independence advanced … Read the whole story
Sunday's Orlando City-D.C. United game averaged 378,000 total viewers on Fox Sports 1, its largest audience since it began its weekly series of Sunday … 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