Portland centerbacks Liam Ridgewell and Nat Borchers exploited FC Dallas on corner kicks and Dairon Asprilla scored a great goal as the Western Conference ... Read the whole story
"For me, the U.S. is a land of opportunities. They say that, but it's not just written, it's really true. To lend a hand to people that are suffering and struggling, it's the best thing you can ever
-- Columbus Crew star Kei Kamara, on the American dream that he's lived thanks to being admitted the United States in 2000 -- "the happiest day of our lives" -- from war-torn Sierra Leone at 16 through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program that is now the subject of a national debate regarding the resettlement of Syria refugees. (MLSSoccer.com)
The Columbus Crew needed only nine seconds -- an MLS postseason record playoff record -- to score and used goals by Justin Meram and ... Read the whole story
"Iniesta forms part of humanity's heritage, not just for Barcelona's fans. I understand the applause. He is a one-of-a-kind player. He has magic, he has eyes in the back of his head."
-- Barcelona coach Luis Enrique after his midfielder, Andres Iniesta, left the Real Madrid-Barcelona game to an ovation from the Madrid fans at the Bernabeu Stadium. Iniesta led the visitors to a stunning 4-0 win. (AP)
The snowfall was probably no excuse for the own goal by Hoffenheim's Eugen Polanski that gave Hertha Berlin a 1-0 win over Hoffenheim but ... Read the whole story
"I was close to dying. I was between the angels who were singing and the devil who was lighting the fire, but it was the angels who sang. The pressure was enormous. At some stage the body just says,
'No, enough is enough.' But if you are strong psychologically you can resist."
-- Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Swiss broadcaster RTS in an interview to be aired on Wednesday on being hospitalized recently this month suffering from stress. (AFP)
Alejandro Bedoya played for the first time for French club Nantes since becoming sick while on national team duty in October, his first appearance ... Read the whole story
Unseeded SMU and Boston College knocked off No. 13 Denver and No. 14 South Florida in overtime, respectively, in the second round of the ... Read the whole story
Florida was the only higher seeded team to fall in the third round of the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament when No. 3 seed ... Read the whole story
The Ottawa Fury, the NASL fall champion, has appointed Paul Dalglish as its head coach to replace Marc Dos Santos, who left to take ... Read the whole story