The USA opens its Olympic playoff series against Colombia at Barranquilla's Estadio Metropolitano in the first of a Good Friday doubleheader that also includes … Read the whole story
"He might've been the smartest athlete I ever met. He just had this vision in everything he did, on and off the field."
-- Washington Post columnist John Feinstein on the late Johan Cruyff, whom he covered as a young reporter for the Post in 1980. Feinstein said in decades of covering sports he has never met anyone like the Dutchman, who played for the NASL Diplomats. (Washington Post)
Of all the tributes to Johan Cruyff's soccer skills, we think this one shows best his full genius as a dribbler, passer and goalscorer. Read the whole story
"As a player he was top three in the world, and as a coach, top three in the world. It's very sad news ... I had the chance to meet him many times. Privately as well: I went to Barcelona to meet
with him and got to know a little bit of his second passion about setting up an educational system for athletes."
-- U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Johan Cruyff, who died on Thursday at the age of 68. (SI.com)
Seattle has bolstered an attack that might be missing Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris to international duty a lot this season by signing former … Read the whole story
The middle two games in the U.S. World Cup qualifying semifinal round are against Guatemala, which has brought back veteran striker Carlos Ruiz yet … Read the whole story
There is progress in Miami's bid to join MLS. Miami Beckham United (MBU) has announced it has purchased land in the Overtown neighborhood where … Read the whole story
Americans were just awakening to soccer in the early 1970s. The player they all knew was Pele, by then already retired from international soccer … Read the whole story
Aron Johannsson's first season in the Bundesliga is over. The striker's hip injury required surgery in October and he was expected to return after … Read the whole story
Are teenage players getting a fair shake? Read the whole story
Former U.S. national team captain John Harkes (FC Cincinnati) and former MLS coaches Frank Yallop (Arizona United SC), and Curt Onalfo (Galaxy II) are … Read the whole story
With summer coming soon -- the good news, students and student-athletes will be going on vacation getting a much needed break from school and … Read the whole story
The USL kicks off Friday when Sacramento Republic FC travels to Seattle Sounders 2 and expansion Bethlehem Steel FC plays at FC Montreal. Bethlehem … Read the whole story