Christian Pulisic has already impressed his coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, enough that he's in contention to start at the Copa Centenario. Saturday's match against Bolivia ... Read the whole story
"When Haiti qualified, I just thought it'd be a cool thing, because they haven't qualified for a major tournament since the  World Cup. I thought this would be something cool knowing how much
Haitian people love their national team ... to have thousands of people who otherwise wouldn't be able to see the matches broadcast the group games and see them perform."
-- U.S. forward Jozy Altidore, who will miss the Copa Centenario with a hamstring injury but has made sure soccer fans in Haiti, where parents grew up, will be able to watch the tournament. Altidore's foundation is teaming up with the St. Luke Foundation to underwrite coverage of Haiti's matches, the USA's matches and the Copa Centenario semifinals and final to the Caribbean island. (SI.com)
Brazil star Neymar met his Madame Tussauds wax figure -- poked it, checked under the shirt, and took a selfie. The figure will be ... Read the whole story
"Our thanks to Guinness for clearing that up, that's tremendous news. We would probably have had to rebrand a lot of our stuff because it has 'world record holders' on it."
-- Arbroath FC chairman John Christison after Guinness World Record would not confirm a 44-1 victory by Ecuadoran third division team Pelileo Sporting Club as the record for the most goals scored in a soccer game. Arbroath FC's 36-0 win over Bob Accord in 1885 still stands as the world record for a "first-class" match, defined as "top-level professional, international, or preeminent amateur [Olympic] soccer." (BBC Sport)
The announcement came a day too late to benefit the Philadelphia Union, but Orlando City midfielder Kaka has been named to Brazil's squad for ... Read the whole story
Another day and another player scratched from the Copa Centenario. And this is a big one: Bayern Munich midfielder Douglas Costa out due to ... Read the whole story
Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman took under advisement competing motions for summary judgment made by attorneys for U.S. Soccer and the U.S. Women's National Soccer ... Read the whole story
Omar Gonzalez, who was passed over for a spot on the U.S. Copa Centenario team, started for Pachuca, which beat regular-season champion Monterrey, 1-0, ... Read the whole story
Last Saturday's FA Cup-MLS doubleheader on Fox reached a combined 1,613,000 viewers. Manchester United's 2-1 overtime victory over Crystal Palace delivered 1,018,000 viewers (a ... Read the whole story
One vital aspect of soccer's increased television exposure is how events are treated by non-rights holders that can't show the games and have limited ... Read the whole story