Any preseason list of the top MLS rookies in 2017 would have likely included Ian Harkes and Brooks Lennon, but Nick Lima, Julian Gressel, … Read the whole story
"He was very knowledgeable about soccer, knew about D.C. United and was interested to know more. Little kid to have a passion for the game and to be knowledgeable and have a conversation with us, it
makes me feel good about kids growing up playing the game."
-- D.C. United's Patrick Mullins on Barron Trump, the 11-year-old son of President Donald Trump and Melania Trump, whom he met at Monday's Easter Egg Roll at the White House. A D.C. contingent was invited to meet Barrron, who wore an Arsenal jersey, inside the White House and later played a pickup game with him. (Washington Post)
The goal by Marcus Reus, with a brilliant back-heel while falling forward, set up by U.S. teen Christian Pulisic, rates No. 3 among Top … Read the whole story
"I think there was a security issue there. After the game, there are fans in this tunnel where players are walking. It's like me walking a foot away from an angry fan who has been drinking all game
long and is saying, 'Howard, you suck!' What do you say? What do you do? Who in his right mind says, 'Thank you' or starts meditating his way to the locker room?"
-- Colorado Rapids coach Pablo Mastroeni, who says MLS must do a better job of protecting players after star keeper Tim Howard was suspended for using abusive language directed at the Sporting KC crowd and being involved in a postgame altercation with a fan. (Denver Post)
Striker Jack McInerney, once among the top young forwards in MLS, has changed teams again. The LA Galaxy, in need of help up front, … Read the whole story
The top six picks in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft have played a combined 120 minutes. Four haven't played, and none has started. In all, … Read the whole story
Will the Concacaf U-17 Championship reveal the next Christian Pulisic? Read the whole story
Real Madrid's 4-2 overtime win over Bayern Munich that sent the defending champions into the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League will be remembered … Read the whole story
Injured just 54 minutes into her second comeback with FC Kansas City, Amy Rodriguez will miss the rest of the NWSL season because of … Read the whole story
The first NWSL game on new network partner Lifetime -- Portland-Orlando -- averaged 82,000 viewers. The pregame show averaged more: 131,000. The lead-in for … Read the whole story