It felt at times as if one were watching a scrimmage, the USA-Ecuador Copa Centenario preparation friendly before a sparse crowd in Frisco, Texas. ... Read the whole story
"I'd like to stay focused on the performance of the team. Obviously, for all of us, we have more secure jobs -- myself included -- if the team wins. That's what we're focused on, and we're focused
on the team performing well, and the team continuing to make the most of its talent and to bring in more talent."
-- Seattle Sounders general manager Garth Lagerwey on whether he could see firing head coach Sigi Schmid or any coach in midseason. The Sounders are in ninth place in the Western Conference with a 4-6-1 record. (Tacoma News Tribune)
Coinciding with Grant Wahl's Sports Illustrated cover story on Lionel Messi, SI Films has produced an 11-minute mini-documentary that includes portions of the exclusive ... Read the whole story
"I know I get accused of knowing nothing about soccer, and I don't, I know absolutely zero about soccer. And that's more than I want to know about soccer. I have no interest. Sorry. I'm just being
honest. It's a little late for me and soccer. It's just not going to happen."
-- WFAN radio talk show host Mike Francesa, saying he doesn't care about soccer, then talking about it for eight minutes in response to Sport Illustrated's "Summer of Soccer" cover with Lionel Messi. (Awful Announcing| VIDEO)
Halftime subs Bobby Wood and Darlington Nagbe revived a sluggish U.S. attack and in the final minutes they teamed up to score the goal ... Read the whole story
Sebastian Giovinco isn't going to the Euros. Italy's loss is MLS's gain. More particularly, Toronto FC gets to turn loose Seba on MLS defenses ... Read the whole story
Owen Coyle is the first coaching casualty of the MLS season. The Houston Dynamo, last in the Western Conference with a 3-7-2 record, and ... Read the whole story
Daniel Karbassiyoon jokes that Arsenal kept him from going to college twice. The first time, at age 18, he signed with the English Premier ... Read the whole story
In terms of severity, the knee injury suffered by Columbus centerback Gaston Sauro last weekend in Toronto is pretty bad. The timing, though not ... Read the whole story
If you don't think France is taking security seriously for Euro 2016, which begins June 10, you only need to take a look at ... Read the whole story
The Philadelphia Union played Orlando City to a 2-2 tie at Camping World Stadium in front of 24,109 fans, extending its lead in the ... Read the whole story
Christie Rampone, whose 311 caps are second all-time behind Kristine Lilly's 354, pulled out of the U.S. women's national team camp in Colorado, effectively ... Read the whole story